5 days in Ruidoso Itinerary

5 days in Ruidoso Itinerary

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Ruidoso is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States, adjacent to the Lincoln National Forest. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Free Spirits at Noisy Water and State Route 244. Explore Ruidoso's surroundings by going to Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge (in San Antonio), White Sands National Monument (in White Sands) and Mineralogical Museum (in Socorro). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of the Horse, trek along Osha Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindstone Lake Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Fort Stanton Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ruidoso vacation maker tool .

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airports are Roswell International Air Center Airport and Albuquerque International Sunport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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Cloudcroft, Fort Stanton Museum, Mineralogical Museum, Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, White Sands National Monument
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White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument
Lincoln National Forest ©
Lincoln National Forest
Fort Stanton Museum ©
Fort Stanton Museum

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