On your next visit to Las Cruces, New Mexico make sure to consider employing our Las Cruces car hire services as your main means of transportation through the city. Las Cruces is the state’s second-largest city and is home to the New Mexico State University.
Las Cruces is only reachable by road as the nearest airport is the one in El Paso, Texas, located about fifty miles away. Once in the city make sure to consider our Las Cruces car rental services as you will surely feel the need for a car in order to explore this desert town.
While Las Cruces isn’t by far a tourist destination, there are some things that you can see and do around town so as to keep you occupied during your trip.
The New Mexico State university offers a comfortable student union, a large conference center as well as one or two interesting museums, the University Museum being focused on the local culture and archeology while the Zuhl Collection is made up of fossils, minerals and petrified wood.
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is based around a working cattle ranch, with a variety of demonstration related to what goes on there with picnic tables and food available for purchase.
Then there are the Las Cruces Museum of Fine Art and Culture where you can see mostly contemporary art with a regional emphasis, the Las Cruces Museum of Natural History features small collections of live animals and the Las Cruces Railroad Museum shows the impact of the railroad on the Mesilla Valley.
Mesilla is a nearby town, older than Las Cruces and containing a historic district where you can see many old buildings.
If you’re interested in hiking and/or rock climbing, the nearby Organ Mountains offer a great challenge, as well as campground space if you’re looking for a place to set up your tent.
These are of course only a few of the things that you can see and do while in Las Cruces so make sure to employ our Las Cruces car hire services in order to better explore the city and its surroundings.