Kid Friendly Las Cruces

Kid Friendly Las Cruces

Las Cruces is a very family-friendly destination.  There are outdoor recreational opportunities available year-round as well as a host of other fun and exciting adventures.  Here are a few of the visitor’s favorites!

White Sands National Monument – Experience the incredible thrill of sledding down a gypsum sand dune at one of nature’s finest wonders! Kids can earn a Junior Ranger badge and learn about White Sands with a ranger.

Las Cruces Country Music Festival – While you get down with some of the hottest country music stars, your kids can go the distance on a bull in the Kid’s Corral. All kids 12 and under get into the festival for free with a parent.

Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market – Take a Saturday morning stroll down Main Street where hundreds of vendors, face painters, and food trucks create a delightful family experience at one of the best rated outdoor markets in the country.

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum – Learn how to forge metal or milk a cow. Visitors of all ages will enjoy live demonstrations, corrals filled with livestock, and an interactive museum which brings to live the 4,000-year history of New Mexico.

Spaceport America – Journey to the Spaceport America Visitor Experience which is packed with interactive games and fun activities for kids of all ages.

Marketing Department Contact Information

Chris Faivre
Director of Marketing & Communications
Visit Las Cruces | 211 N. Water Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
Office: (575) 541-2150 | Cell: (575) 343-0444
cfaivre@las-cruces.org

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Blacksmith at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market

Chalk-art artist at the Farmers & Crafts Market

Rio Grande Winery at dawn

Afternoon at Rio Grande Winery

La Posta de Mesilla has one of the best patios to enjoy and evening cocktail

Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Mounument

Roadside roadrunner made entirely from recycled materials pulled from local landfill

Poolside at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

Walk of Flame Green Chile Trail in Las Cruces

A sack of red chile during harvest season

Dining at St. Clair Winery and Bistro

Dining in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Enjoying a glass of wine on the Rio Grande Winery patio

Riding the dunes at White Sands National Monument

Hiking in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument

Shopping on the historic Mesilla Plaza

Stars over the Organ Mountains

Rockin’ out at the Las Cruces Country Music Festival

The party goes all night at the Las Cruces Country Music Festival

Ristras hanging on the Mesilla Plaza

Riding the dunes at White Sands National Monument

Hiking in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument

Taking a selfie break in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument

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