Categories: New Mexico Travel


Alto, New Mexico Tourist Attractions

If you’re looking for an event local to Ruidoso, New Mexico that will celebrate the history and traditions of the American west, consider visiting the Flying J Ranch.

Flying J Ranch is celebrating their opening day in Alto, New Mexico on May 25th, providing tourists and locals the true western experience.

Ideal Event for Families

The opening day of the Flying J Ranch has tons of musical entertainment that is great for kids and adults alike making it a family friendly event. The Flying J Wranglers Western Music Show is a hit every year and is sure to please all the members of your family!

Tons of Western-Themed

From the Bonita City gunfight, to gift shops, pony express rides and more, there’s something for everyone at the opening day celebration. A stage show and gold panning are also available for guests along with tons of other activities the whole family will love. You can even visit Sheriff Roy’s Jail, go to Deputy Training School, or lasso a “bull.”

Authentic Western Cuisine worth Having

After exploring the dozens of exhibits and stores of Bonita City, head to the Old Barn Opera House for the chuck wagon supper. Here you can indulge in food like melt-in-your-mouth brisket, BBQ grilled chicken, beans, potatoes, spiced cake and more. This BBQ style dinner is a crowd pleaser and leaves guests full and happy.

Don’t forget, Innsbrook Village Country Club and Resort is located just 10 minutes from Alto, NM. After a day full of western adventures, you’ll probably need a place to stay. Browse our available rentals or give us a call at (575) 258-5441 to learn more.