Situated in the fertile Mesilla Valley between the towering Organ Mountains and meandering Rio Grande, Las Cruces or the “City of Crosses” offers out-of-the-box opportunities to explore the area.
Sled Down White Sands
At White Sands National Monument, groups can participate in many events throughout the year such as going on ranger-led sunset walks or renting sleds for an incredible ride down the dunes.
Pedal Among Pecans
During the spring and summer, bike along historical Highway 28 under the lush green canopy of 180,000 pecan trees at Stahmann Farms, one of the largest family-owned pecan orchards near the Rio Grande River.
Tour the Greens
With constant sunny weather, Las Cruces is a golfing paradise with the highly rated Sonoma Ranch Golf Course and the scenic course at New Mexico State University.
Stroll the Market
On Saturday mornings at the Farmers & Crafts Market, live music is the backdrop for browsing Southwestern jewelry, handcrafted goods, local produce and more.