46 Things To Do In Las Cruces, NM

  1. Check out local art exhibits at Art Obscura.
  2. Do a wine tasting at the Rio Grande Winery.
  3. Learn about the railroad history of Las Cruces at the Railroad Museum.
  4. Take a hike at the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.
  5. Roller skate at the Spot Family Entertainment Center.
  6. Spend an afternoon thrifting at the many thrift shops in the area.
  7. Shoot a gun at Strykers Shooting World.
  8. Take a yoga class at Downtown Desert Yoga.
  9. Admire petrified wood, fossils and specimens at The Zuhl Museum.
  10. Shop till you drop at the Farmers & Crafts Market.
  11. Enjoy milk tea and bubble waffles at Rare Tea Sonoma Ranch.
  12. Take a pottery class at Las Cruces Clay & Studio.
  13. Learn about farming, ranching, and rural life at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum.
  14. Relax and have a spa day at The Spa Downtown.
  15. Paint and hide rocks with Las Cruces Rocks.
  16. Have dinner at the movies at Cineport 10.
  17. Hike to 1800’s resort buildings and a granite-wall spring at Dripping Springs Natural Area.
  18. Show respect at the various monuments at Veterans Memorial Park.
  19. Enjoy ice-cream in a pineapple or coconut at La Reyna Michoacana
  20. Learn about New Mexico focused natural history at Museum of Nature & Science.
  21. Drink and play arcade games at RAD Retrocade.
  22. Shop for comics and games or attend an event at Zia Comics.
  23. Get a psychic reading done at Rose Marie Psychic Spiritual Reader & Advisor.
  24. Golf at Sonoma Ranch Golf Course.
  25. Look for the Las Cruces Water Tank Murals.
  26. Take a horse back riding lesson at Fairy Tail Equestrian Center.
  27. Skate board at Las Cruces Skate Park.
  28. Admire contemporary art at the Museum of Art.
  29. Smoke a cigar at Casa De Tobacco & Cigar Lounge.
  30. Pick apples at U-Pick Mesilla Valley Apple Orchard.
  31. Play billiards at Lucky Dog Billiards.
  32. Look for fossils at the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument.
  33. Walk through a Chile pepper garden at the Chile Pepper Institute.
  34. Take a photo with a 20 foot tall recycled roadrunner statue.
  35. Try a green Chile sundae at Caliche’s Frozen Custard.
  36. Take a shot of green Chile vodka at Pecan Grill and Brewery.
  37. Shop till you drop at Big Daddy’s Flea Market and take photos with muffler man and the giant bull while there.
  38. Hike to the Pat Garrett Murder Site.
  39. Take a photo with a Toth-Carved Big Indian Head.
  40. Float in a tank at Purple Sage Massage & Float Studio.
  41. Pitch a tent and camp at KOA Journey.
  42. Jump on a trampoline at Sky Zone Trampoline Park.
  43. Try to escape a room at Lost Cruces Escape Room.
  44. Take a photo with the World’s Largest Chile Pepper.
  45. Look for ghosts at haunted locations in Las Cruces.
  46. Attempt the 3lb Burger Challenge at The Game Bar and Grill.

One response to “46 Things To Do In Las Cruces, NM”

  1. Become a ballroom dance instructor at the Ballroom Dance Teachers Academy.


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