Tubing on the Rio Grande

If you’re looking for some outdoor fun and relaxation, try a nice float down the Rio Grande. Grab your supplies and head over to Southwest Expeditions to get in on the river fun. Getting There Visit Las Cruces gave it a go to share the experience with you. Southwest Expeditions sets up shop at…

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Las Cruces delivers on Valentine's outing

Whether date night (or weekend away) there's plenty to do to mark the occasion This Valentine’s Day may fall on a Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean you have to limit yourself to a middle of the week celebration. There is plenty to do in and around Las Cruces to spark the romance or celebrate the…

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Come visit the Chile Pepper Institute!

By Kirsten Rodgers Chile peppers are beloved and treasured by New Mexico and are a staple in the homes of many. With decades of chile growth and production in the state, it has roots that run deep in the hearts of New Mexicans. The Chile Pepper Institute (CPI) helped plant some of those roots, and…

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A day at Spaceport America!

By Kirsten Rodgers Did you ever dream of going to space as a child? To float around without gravity holding you down, eat the fascinating astronaut food, and exploring the vastness that is space? While I didn’t quite make it to space, I did get one step closer. I visited a place that makes this…

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#SafeOpenSpaces: The best winter hikes of 2020

Hiking is a year-round activity in southern New Mexico. During the winter months, temperatures dip just enough to offer relief to hikers looking to take on some of the area’s open trails. These trails also highlight the importance of venturing out to #SafeOpenSpaces to enjoy the outdoors while…

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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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