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Explore the lakeside setting in Ruidoso

The area's temples and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ruidoso. Renowned for its casino gaming, lake and mountain views, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Ruidoso

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Ruidoso has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cree Medows Public Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • The Links at Sierra Blanca (1.9 mi / 3 km)

Seasonal weather in Ruidoso

Travelers enjoy Ruidoso for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, April, February or December, when snowfall averages 2.50 inches and temperatures average 22°F.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Ruidoso

Fly into Ruidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional), the closest airport, located 12.3 mi (19.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ruidoso?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 936 house rentals around Ruidoso. From 564 Cabins to 217 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ruidoso is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ruidoso?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ruidoso. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grindstone Lake: 801 home rentals
  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts: 792 home rentals
  • The Links at Sierra Blanca: 794 home rentals
  • Cree Medows Public Golf Course: 801 home rentals
  • Funtrackers: 793 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ruidoso listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Ruidoso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 564 Cabins in Ruidoso. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ruidoso include:

  • Houses: 217 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 564 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 128 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ruidoso?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation homes with pool available in Ruidoso.