Things to Do in Ruidoso

Explore Midtown in Ruidoso


Midtown is a uniquely Ruidoso experience filled with shopping and entertainment. Here you will find colorful and exciting shops, wine tasting adventures, terrific local eateries, and nightlife including live music and dancing. During the holiday season, beautiful decorations twinkle brightly transforming the district into a vision reminiscent of a fairy tale. Wandering through Midtown is a must-do on every Ruidoso vacation.

Ski Apache Ski Resort


As one the country’s southernmost ski and snowboard areas, Ski Apache offers the best warm-weather skiing and is enhanced with snow-making from the top of the mountain to the bottom. With 55 runs and trails, there are 11 lifts including a passenger Gondola providing breathtaking views. In addition, zip lining offers great family fun. During the summer mountain biking, zip lining, hiking, Gondola rides and entertainment makes Ski Apace a year-around resort for everyone.

Visit Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino


From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend the horses are running at Ruidoso Downs. Quarter horses and thoroughbreds race all summer with post time at 1 pm Fridays through Mondays. Ruidoso Downs is the home of the World’s Richest Quarter Horse Race, the All American Futurity. Ruidoso is famous the world over for this signature event occurring over Labor Day weekend. Ruidoso Downs hosts one of the area’s two casinos for even more action year around.

Here are some of the most asked questions and their answers to help make your vacation the most memorable one ever!

Where is the Best Skiing in Ruidoso, NM?

Hummingbird Cabins has a large selection of Cabin Rentals that are located just a short drive from the Famous Apache Ski Resort.

What Outdoor Activities are there in Ruidoso, NM?

There are plenty of Outdoor Activities; including, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Watching a Horse Race at Ruidoso Downs Race Track, and of course there are the lakes to enjoy fishing.

Are the Cabins Near any Shopping?

With Downtown Ruidoso just minutes away for a wide selection of our Cabins, you are guaranteed to get the most out of your shopping therapy without having to take time out for the long travel.

Is There Pet-Friendly Activities to do in Ruidoso, NM?

Between the nature hikes and the wide open forests that surround all of our Cabin Rentals, there is plenty that will make your vacation with your pet, more than memoriable.