Las Cruces: Attractions and more...
The Organs Mountains provide excellent hiking; mountain biking and camping opportunities.
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is a state museum that showcases the history of farming and ranching in New Mexico. Other intersesting places are Las Cruces Museum of Natural History, Las Cruces Railroad Museum,The Las Cruces Museum of Art. COAS My Bookstore (also called COAS Books) is a large used book store with two locations in Las Cruces.
The store is one of the largest used book stores in the Southwest with nearly half a million titles.
Aguirre Spring Campground is a hiking area in the Organ Mountains. Fort Selden State Monument is a former United States Army post, active from 1865 to 1891 Four of Las Cruces annual events - the Whole Enchilada Fiesta, the Renaissance ArtsFaire, Cowboy Days and Fiesta de San Ysidro offers visitors a way to enjoy their wonderful culture.
The town of Mesilla is a suburb of Las Cruces and still has its historic downtown plaza. The Mesilla celebration is the largest in southern New Mexico .