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Introduction ...

Whether we're planning a trip and want to make reservations or still at home and looking for a place to eat, we usually start by visiting the TripAdvisor website. Once on their website we search for what's available, then check the recommendations and experiences of other people.

Although there are many ways of searching the TripAdvisor website, we prefer to start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page. On the Tourism page you'll find a quick overview of the community, with links to restaurants, lodging, flights, rentals and nearby attractions.

In addition, you'll find a link to the TripAdvisor Forum for Ruidoso DownsIf you have a question about your travel plans, post it on their Forum and see if others can give you an answer.

All of this can be found on the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruidoso Downs.

List of Neighboring TripAdvisor Tourism Pages ...

Below is a list of those communities which have a TripAdvisor Tourism page and are relatively close to Ruidoso Downs - within 37 miles [59.5 km]<1>.

Unless noted otherwise, the following communities are located in Lincoln County.

Our list sorts the communities in alphabetical order. There are 19 communities listed:

  • Alamogordo [Otero County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamogordo
    • Alamogordo [Otero County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Ruidoso Downs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamogordo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamogordo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamogordo<3>
  • Alto [Lincoln County]
  • Bent [Otero County]
  • Bluewater [Lincoln County]
  • Capitan [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capitan
    • Capitan [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Ruidoso Downs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capitan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capitan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capitan<3>
  • Carrizozo [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrizozo
    • Carrizozo [Lincoln County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Ruidoso Downs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrizozo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrizozo<3>
  • Cloudcroft [Otero County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloudcroft
    • Cloudcroft [Otero County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Ruidoso Downs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloudcroft
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloudcroft<3>
  • Glencoe [Lincoln County]
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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ruidoso Downs: www.ruidosodowns.us/

The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ruidoso Downs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ruidoso Downs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ruidoso DownsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruidoso Downs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3320, Longitude: -105.5960       In this case, the coordinates for Ruidoso Downs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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