This Tiny Mountain Village Was Voted One Of The Best Places To Live In New Mexico

Are you on the lookout for a new town to call home? You don’t need to look too hard because we know of a picture-perfect mountain town that has a little bit of everything.

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Ruidoso is located in southern New Mexico, approximately 118 miles (or two hours) northeast of Las Cruces. Find details about its history, things to do, places to stay, and more by visiting the town’s tourism website,

Did you know an underwater ghost town is located not too far from Ruidoso? This place is spooky with a fascinating history that has been mostly forgotten in history. Read more in Most People Have No Idea There’s An Underwater Ghost Town Hiding In New Mexico.

Address: Ruidoso, NM, USA