Things To Do

Activities and Day Trips

Cloudcroft Attractions

Art Workshops:

Bike Rentals:

Childrens Playground:

  • Zenith Park
  • Cloudcroft Schools
  • Deer Park Depot

Cross-Country Skiing:

  • Lincoln National Forest

Fishing:

Golf:

  • The Lodge, one of the highest golf courses in North America
  • Four other area courses

Hiking: Call the Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce for details. 575-682-2733

Ice Skating:

  • The Village

Massage Therapy:

  • Spirit of the Mountain Spa at The Lodge

Mountain Biking:

Museums:

  • Sacramento Mountains Historical Society & Pioneer Village (http://www.cloudcroftmuseum.com/) The Museum has toys created by local artists available in the Museum Shop for less than $25.00.

Outdoor Performances:

Shopping:

  • Burro Avenue: Unique shops full of jewelry, clothing and souvenirs made by local artisans

Skiing:

Tennis:

  • Frazer Courts: no fee, coin operated lights. (Next to Chamber of Commerce.)

Nearby Attractions

Casino: 

  • Casino Apache, located on the scenic Mescalero Apache Reservation, Ruidoso

Events:

  • Pecos River of Lights, holiday light boat tours down the Pecos River, Christmas season only, Carlsbad
  • Flickinger Center for Performing Arts – Theater hosts touring groups from around the world, an annual Tailgate Summer Concert series, and other local events. 1110 New York Avenue; Alamogordo. http://www.flickingercenter.com/  (575-437-2202)
  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts – striking 514-seat theater presents drama, music, and dance performances throughout the year. Airport U.S. 220; Alto, NM. http://www.spencertheater.com/(575) 336-4800

Horse Racing:

  • Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Billy the Kid Casino, Ruidoso

Museums:

  • Billy The Kid Historical Center, Lincoln County War and Billy the Kid artifacts, Lincoln
  • Capitan Museum – historic memorabilia and antiques. 416 Fifth Street; Capitan. Open May – October
  • Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso – experience the West through exciting exhibits from early Native Amercian days to the modern world. 841 U.S. 70 West, Ruidoso Downs. http://www.hubbardmuseum.org/. (575) 378-4142
  • International UFO Museum & Research Center, life-size UFO replicas, research library and an abduction site map, Roswell
  • Smokey Bear Historical Park & Museum, fire prevention exhibits and Smokey’s grave, Capitan
  • Toy Train Depot Museum and Train Ride: 16-gauge train ride, train display and museum, Alamogordo. An operating model train layout, train rides through Alameda Park. Open Wednesday – Sunday. Alameda Park, Alamogordo. http://www.toytraindepot.homestead.com/. (575) 437-2855
  • Tularosa Basin Historical Society Museum – exhibits document the history of the Tularosa Basin. Museum is open daily. Free admission. 1004 North White Sands Blvd.; Alamogordo. http://www.alamogordomuseum.org/ email:tbhs@zianet.com (575) 434-4438
  • Tularosa Village Historical Society – some exhibits on the site’s history before settlement. Maps of the original 1862 49-block town site that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Collections of early settlement memorabilia. U.S. 70, Tularosa. (575) 585-2057

National Monument:

  • White Sands National Monument: 275 square miles of white gypsum sand dunes, some rising 60 feet. Visitor center, hiking trails, scenic drive, daily nature walks, and summer evening campfire programs. Open year-round. 15 miles Southwest of Alamogordo on U.S. 70. www.nps.gov/whsa (575) 679-2599

National Park:

Playground:

  • Kid’s Kingdom: playground, Alamogordo

Planetarium:

  • International Space Hall of Fame to New Mexico Museum of Space History: one of the world’s largest planetariums and omnimax theaters, Alamogordo. http://www.spacefame.org/. (575) 437-2840 or (877) 333-6589

Recreation:

  • Carrizozo Visitor Center – authentic railroad caboose. 8th Street and U.S. 54. http://www.townofcarrizozo.org/ (575) 648-2732
  • Three Rivers Petroglyph – Recreation site with over 21,000 preserved rock carvings. Trails, restrooms, water sources. 17 miles North of Tularosa via U.S. 54 then CR B30 (575) 525-4300.
  • Valley of Fires Recreation Area – extinct lava flows, campsites and nature trails. 3 miles West of Carrizozo on U.S. 380. (575) 648-2241
  • Hondo Iris Farm & Gallery – an Iris farm with a gallery, gift shop, jewelry factory store & more.  Iris bloom April 27 – May 30 with hundred’s of prize winning, spectacular Iris.  Hwy 70 at mile marker 284.  Open Tuesday – Sunday 10AM – 5PM.  Telephone (575) 683-4062 or http://www.aliceseely.com/.

Skiing:

  • Ski Apache, Ruidoso
  • Ski Cloudcroft, 2 miles east of Cloudcroft on US Hwy 82. 575-682-2333

Space Trails:

State Park:

  • Oliver Lee Memorial State Park – 640-acre park with a desert garden, two hiking trails, campground, ranch house and more. 12 miles South of Alamogordo, off U.S. Hwy 54. http://www.nmparks.com/. (575) 437-8284

Zoos:

Murder Mystery Weekend:

February 22-23-24, Includes two nights lodging, social and dinner Friday and Saturday nights, breakfast Sunday morning. Can you be the detective that solves the murder? Come and find out if you are the next Sherlock. $520 per couple. Local non-lodging rate available.

New Year’s Eve at the Pavilion:

Come ring in the New Year with us at the Pavilion with the rockin’ Rosewater Blues! They will be playing all your favorites from 9pm to 1am on December 31st. Champagne toast at 10pm and midnight, free snacks and goodies all night, cash bar. $30 per couple, $15 for single 12 and over.

 

 

A Landmark Choice Among New Mexico Resorts

Seasoned by a rich and cultured past, The Lodge Resort beckons you with alluring promises of intrigue. But more than that, this magnificent Cloudcroft New Mexico hotel and resort possesses a quality unlike any other retreat. From the turn-of-the-century fire that destroyed the original structure to its ghostly inhabitants to its storied past, our resort offers a haunting presence that can be felt to your very core. Inside its halls, magic moments live again and again – making this a place that never completely leaves your heart. Towering 9.000 feet above sea level, this prestigious New Mexico resort offers leisure and business travelers an entrancing location.

Specials & Packages

From a romantic rendezvous to an adventurous vacation, The Lodge offers a variety of seasonal packages designed to accommodate your every wish.

Rebecca’s Retreat-One night stay in a King or Queen room, dinner for two in Rebecca’s and a welcoming 1/2 dozen chocolate covered strawberries await you in your room. $260 inclusive   Additional night available at a discount.

Rest and Relaxation-Two nights in a Queen or King room, a one hour couples massage in the Spirit of the Mountain Spa, and $150.00 credit in Rebecca’s for dinner.  $565 inclusive

Saturday Night Special-One night (Saturday) in a Queen or King room and Sunday brunch for two the next day.   $208 inclusive. No Holiday Sunday brunches please

Midweek Special, Sunday through Thursday-Stay two nights, 3rd night free! Prices depending upon room type.

Room upgrades available for fee, please call Front Desk for more information and booking.

Gift certificates are available for purchase and may be used for Packages, Golf, Spa Treatments, Dining and more…Remember, the perfect gift awaits that special someone in Seasons. Gift certificates may be purchased for any amount and are redeemable for all Lodge purchases.

*Package pricing is based upon double occupancy (single occupancy rates are available) plus applicable taxes and gratuities. Packages are subject to availability. Some restrictions may apply.

 

Murder Mystery Weekend:

February 22-23-24, Includes two nights lodging, social and dinner Friday and Saturday nights, breakfast Sunday morning. Can you be the detective that solves the murder? Come and find out if you are the next Sherlock. $520 per couple. Local non-lodging rate available.

New Year’s Eve at the Pavilion:

Come ring in the New Year with us at the Pavilion with the rockin’ Rosewater Blues! They will be playing all your favorites from 9pm to 1am on December 31st. Champagne toast at 10pm and midnight, free snacks and goodies all night, cash bar. $30 per couple, $15 for single 12 and over.

Contact The Lodge:
800-395-6343

601 Corona Place
Cloudcroft, NM 88317

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