This Charming New Mexico Town Is Perfect For An Autumn Day Trip

When a destination is charming enough, even a day trip can feel like a mini-vacation. That’s certainly the case with Cloudcroft. This town of 674 people is in the Lincoln National Forest, 8600 feet above sea level. The scenery is beautiful year round, but especially in fall. Go see for yourself!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’d like to extend your visit beyond a day trip, history buffs and paranormal fans will enjoy a stay at The Lodge. For a more intimate retreat, rent one of the Cabins at Cloudcroft.

Have you been to Cloudcroft?

What New Mexico small town do you consider most charming?