Named Las Cruces, or “The City of the Crosses,” this vibrant center in the Mesilla Valley, is one of the hottest locations in New Mexico! Enjoy warm weather, soothing nature, endless business opportunities and warm people in this city.
This is a friendly city where residents enjoy hospitality at amazing events held throughout the year, including large-scale events such as The Southern New Mexico State Fair, as well as community and family-oriented happenings such as Family Science Saturdays. The Branigan Cultural Center does not only host an excellent permanent exhibit on area’s history, but also offers a variety of special events and educational programs. Moreover, the city has its own symphonic orchestra, community theatre and a concert band – what an exciting place to be for culture buffs!
The area enjoys some excellent weather making Las Cruces the perfect place for recreation! Residents can enjoy around 65 miles of biking trails and over 15 miles of excellent hiking paths. Not only do these routes help keep residents fit, but they’re also incredibly picturesque. Residents keen on adventures can explore the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument where one can stroll through the desert, while those who prefer historic experiences should head to the Fort Selden State Monument. Individuals who just wish to relax can hit any of city’s 100 parks, including the beautiful Young Park with its fishing pond.
This area is the economic center of the Mesilla Valley. Many businesses are thriving around here, but the most notable pillars of economic activity include NASA and Spaceport America. Given its strength, this area also offers some top-notch educational institutions. Apart from a number of public and private schools, the city is also home to the excellent New Mexico State University, rated as one of the America’s 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research & Evaluation!
This area is excellently connected to the rest of the state via I-10, connecting to El Paso, TX and Tucson, AZ and I-25, which leads north to Albuquerque. But one does not have to go far for great food, as the city offers a large number of excellent Mexican restaurants, such as the famous La Casita Café or the Shed. Several large shopping centers are also located nearby, including the Loretto Town Center and the Mesilla Valley Mall, among others.
The area is bursting with new housing developments and now might be the right time to decide on your new house in Las Cruces. At the moment, our builders offer over 142 new homes for sale in 0 new home communities – let us help you settle in the City of Crosses!