Scenic drive: Corralitos Road and County Road D012

Looking for the road less traveled? County Road D012 via Corralitos Road showcases some of the lesser known areas of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument and some incredible views of the Mesilla Valley. The road itself if frequented by those headed to Corralitos Ranch for a little…

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Five things to do in Las Cruces right now

Social distance in the great outdoors Towering nearly 9,000 ft., the Organ Mountains serve as an awe-inspiring backdrop for Las Cruces. The mountain range is ripe for exploring and is the namesake for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument established six years ago. The monument also…

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Let's celebrate! Fourth of July 2020 in Las Cruces

Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels The City of Las Cruces has a few big events set for July 4 weekend, and due to uncertain time, celebrations are a little more creative to ensure the safety and well-being of both visitors and residents. Music in the Park series Kicking off the weekend is the…

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Virtual scenic drive: Heading down NM Highway 28

New Mexico Highway 28 travels from Mesilla, NM to north El Paso, TX. Running alongside the Rio Grande, the drive is one of the more widely-known, traveled highways in the area. It's popularity is due in large part to the Stahmann Farms pecan orchards. The trees have grown over the roadway, making…

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Virtual scenic drive: Taking a cruise up NM Highway 185

Drive north far enough on Valley Drive in Las Cruces and it will suddenly shift from a road flanked by local businesses, into a scenic drive through an agriculturally rich part of southern New Mexico. For those wanting to explore more of the Mesilla Valley and head into the Hatch Valley, to reach…

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We'll Keep Our Sol Shining for You

In these uncertain times, we want to make sure everyone is staying home and staying safe to help stop the spread of COVID-19. So, while we would normally invite everyone to come experience all that Las Cruces has to offer, we want our friends, family, and visitors to delay your travel plans and…

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