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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Ruidoso reviews

  • traveler

    "We have rented this wonderful Ruidoso Retreat 3 times in the last 10 years-always clean, comfortable, relaxing, and fun-great location near the Ruidoso downs--will come again in the future with our group of 10-thanks, Bobbie!"
    Guest: shan g. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • Home away from Home

    "Beautiful home & area, very clean & comfortable. Definitely will book again."
    Guest: Relaxation Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Outback

    "The home was well furnished, plenty of room in gathering areas. My concern was the stairs, I thought the Internet said no stairs inside. There is one set coming up from the garage, it does have a secure baby gate. It was actually not a problem for us at all. (11 month old and 3 year old). The deer came to feed out back and in front several days. It was an awesome family reunion getaway."
    Guest: Moosema Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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  • What a wonderful weekend we had!

    "My sisters and I along with hubbys and kids took mom and dad to Ruidoso to celebrate dad's 80th birthday. There were 14 of us total and the 4 Bears Cabin was a wonderful choice. Plenty of room, sleeping arrangements were good and the accommodations were just as we'd hoped. It was a great time of family togetherness and no stress! The kids loved the hiking trails at the ski area and we loved the downtown shopping (of course). All in all, we decided we must come back and do it again! Thanks for a great time! Final comments about the cabin and area: Bonnie, the owner, was wonderful. She answered all my questions and emails quickly and with great information. The cabin was clean with plenty of cooking utensils from the cork screw to the crock pot and firewood for the wood burning stove. Sleeping arrangements are as follows: two master BR on main floor with king bed and full bath each, two BR downstairs each with queen bed, and one full bath downstairs. Loft has two twins plus a single sofa sleeper. Full sofa sleepers in main floor living room and downstairs living room. We also found the TV trays and folding chairs if you need them. Lots of spices in the cabinets to use in case you forget something. There are even some games to sit around and play in the evening. I would recommend more toilet paper for the group our size though :) We used the gas grill for burgers and fish, enjoyed the back deck while watching the deer and listening to the creek. Right after we arrived the power went out due to a storm rolling through but we sat around and planned the weekend while we waited for it to come back on. It might help to have a flashlight handy just in case. We also didn't plan for leftovers so bring your own containers or plastic bags if you're taking food home. I have definitely recommended to friends already and will continue to tell everyone about this jewel. Enjoy your stay!"
    Guest: The Cifaratta Family Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 17, 2014
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Ruidoso Travel Tips

Travel to Ruidoso Vacation Rentals

Ruidoso is a vibrant community tucked away in the southern mountain parts of New Mexico. It's a great vacation destination as there is a wide range of attractions and things to do. Beautiful mountains, forest trails, a rich cultural heritage, and modern entertainment all combine to make a great vacation.

Ruidoso attracts travelers that enjoy the outdoors and thrive on a busy lifestyle. It's a great destination for a young and active family or a group of friends wanting a fun-filled vacation. There are miles of trails open for hiking or mountain biking, horseback riding and exploring. In wintertime, the ski resorts attract snowboarders, skiers and cross country enthusiasts who can enjoy miles of well groomed trails. On the other hand, you could choose to have a more relaxing vacation and book yourself into a quiet mountain cabin and simply enjoy the spectacular views.

Benefits of Staying in Ruidoso Houses

With the wide range of attractions and activities available in Ruidoso, it's nice to have your own space to come and go as you please when on vacation. Rental homes offer an affordable alternative to resort and hotel accommodation. What you save on the cost per night can be used to extend your stay so you can enjoy a longer vacation. The houses range from cozy cabins to spacious mountain homes large enough to accommodate an extended family or group of friends. Entertainment and living areas are equipped with most modern conveniences and catering for the family is made easy by the fully equipped kitchens. Getting to and from town is just a short drive so getting groceries and other basic essentials is convenient.

Things to Do at Ruidoso Lodging

The nearby Ski Apache Resort has 55 trails and 11 ski lifts. The resort caters to all levels of skiers from novice to advanced and even has special introductory offers from time to time on ski classes. The many ski lifts mean that you seldom have to line up to get up on the slopes and the miles of well groomed ski runs mean that you can enjoy a full day's worth of skiing. The high elevation of the resort ensures good annual snowfalls and snow-making machines ensure that an adequate depth is maintained. The resort also has seven restaurants and numerous cafeterias and snack bars where you have a lunch break without having to leave the resort.

The Mountain Gods Resort and Casino offers Vegas-style gambling as well as great entertainment. Big name concerts are regularly featured and patrons can try their luck at one of the many gaming tables or slot machines. The Ruidoso Race track is a popular meeting place for the locals. Watch the jockeys race across the finish line and cheer on your horse before collecting your winnings if you've placed an accurate bet.

The outdoors is one of Ruidoso's great attractions. In the summertime, the endless mountain trails provide great hiking and mountain biking opportunities. Pack a few sandwiches and head out to the hills. Take along your camera and binoculars as you're quite likely to spot wildlife and birds along the trails. Horseback rides can also be arranged from one of the many nearby ranches. The long warm summer days are perfect for exploring and you might even decide to spend a night or two camping out and enjoying the starry skies.

Travel to Ruidoso Lodging

The two nearest major airports are El Paso to the south and Albuquerque to the north, although Ruidoso does have its own regional airport. A main highway from the north connects Ruidoso with Albuquerque, and to the south is the interstate to El Paso.

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