Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Ruidoso Downs

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Ruidoso Downs. Revered for its casino gaming, mountain views and skiing, this city is both welcoming and scenic. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Ruidoso Downs

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Ruidoso Downs has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cree Medows Public Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • The Links at Sierra Blanca (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ruidoso Downs

Travellers enjoy Ruidoso Downs for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, April, February or March, when snowfall averages 6.35 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

How to get there

Transport to and around Ruidoso Downs

The nearest airport is in Ruidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Alamogordo, NM (ALM-White Sands Regional), which is 41.3 mi (66.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ruidoso Downs?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 817 holiday lettings around Ruidoso Downs. From 481 cabins to 186 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ruidoso Downs? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ruidoso Downs. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Free Spirits at Noisy Water: 864 holiday lettings
  • Ruidoso Downs Racetrack: 864 holiday lettings
  • Hubbard Museum of the American West: 865 holiday lettings
  • Lotza Stuff: 864 holiday lettings
  • Ruidoso Winter Park: 861 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Cabins in Ruidoso Downs?

Yes, of course. offers 481 Cabins in Ruidoso Downs. Our other popular types of Ruidoso Downs holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 186 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 481 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 128 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ruidoso Downs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in Ruidoso Downs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.