Dog Days Day Plan 

The Bean MesillaCoffee and breakfast at The Bean of Mesilla

2011 Avenida de Mesilla

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Pair any freshly baked pastries or breakfast option with locally roasted coffee on the patio with your pup.


Hike at Picacho Peak Recreation Area

Off Loop Road, just northwest of Las Cruces

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Located just seven miles northwest of Las Cruces, the recreation area has over 15 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails. The 1.5 mile hike to the top of the peak provides fantastic views of the entire Mesilla Valley.


Farmers Market Pet DogLas Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market

Downtown Main Street, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday

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Local food, crafts, art and entertainment every Saturday in the heart of Las Cruces. The Saturday market spans seven city blocks. A smaller market takes place on Plaza de Las Cruces on Wednesdays.


Lunch at Spotted Dog Brewery

2920 Avenida de Mesilla

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Enjoy a tasty meal and a craft beer at this locally owned brewery along Avenida de Mesilla.


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Historic MesillaHistoric Mesilla

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Take a leisurely stroll through Historic Mesilla’s plaza and enjoy a range of architectural styles from traditional adobe to territorial designs. Sundays there’s a small, noon market and Fridays there’s a small 4 p.m. market. You might even catch a performance or celebration!




Sunset walk

Head down to the Rio Grande and take a sunset walk along the river on the La Llorona multi-use path.


Dinner at Andele’s Dog House

1983 Calle Del Norte in Mesilla, NM

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Taste some of the delicious Mexican food that southern New Mexico has to offer. You and your pup are sure to be comfortable on their festive and inviting patio.


Caliches on Valley Dr dog poochie coneCaliche’s Frozen Custard

Three locations to serve you: 590 S. Valley Drive, 131 Roadrunner Parkway and 1000 Lenox Avenue

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After dinner treats for everyone! Caliche’s offers a variety of frozen custard delights. Give their famous green chile sundae a try or customize your treat. While you’re there, grab a poochie cone for your furry friend!


More pet-friendly spots are listed online in our “A Doggy Day Out! Pet friendly things to do with your dog in Las Cruces, NM” blog.