Las Cruces has an unshakable appreciation for the finer things in life, especially food and music. This city in New Mexico also boasts excellent farmers' markets, all sorts of cultural attractions, and plenty of recreational activities, all within a stunning landscape. Even the hotels in Las Cruces are a joy. So, why wait to plan your trip? Come have fun in Las Cruces as soon as possible.
There are countless things to do here. You can head to Old Mesilla Village and shop for Native American art and local souvenirs, as well as check out the adobe architecture. The Lake Valley Historic Townsite is an eerie ghost town worth seeing. You can hike through the stunning Dripping Springs Natural Area, or go rock climbing in the vast Organ Mountains. If you're a museum lover, then don't miss the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, the Zuhl Collection, Las Cruces Museum of Art, and the Chile Pepper Institute on New Mexico State University's campus. If you want to take home some chile peppers, then head to nearby Hatch, the world's chile capital. Also, historic Fountain Theater is a great place to catch a film. Best of all is that many Las Cruces hotels put you close to all these attractions.
Old Mesilla is where you're going to find excellent New Mexican fare and happening bars; when you eat, do specify whether you want red or green chile. The area around New Mexico State University is another spot for enjoying everything from Mexican dishes to Chinese cuisine, and also boasts drinking establishments.
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