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Always fun and exciting

Been going here for over 40 years. It's like a breath of fresh air ! Always lit up and activities... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephenville, Texas
this is a great drive , los of restaurants

we had no problem finding this street and there was so much to see and do on this drive , plus lots... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Daniel F
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This is the main road to Ruidoso.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going here for over 40 years. It's like a breath of fresh air ! Always lit up and activities abound

Thank imsweetcheeks42
Reviewed 15 October 2017

we had no problem finding this street and there was so much to see and do on this drive , plus lots of restaurant's to chose from ...we also found the Log house restaurant and it was the best place to eat a great old...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The main drive, pretty much gets' where you need to go. Ruidoso is not a very difficult place to drive around in. Just beautiful!

Thank lizabell07
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

For a tourist town this is one of the better streets for shops, restaurants, curios etc. Compacted in just a few short blocks. Nice wine tasting, olive oil, pet store, restaurants, coffee, bakery and a couple good clothing shops. Parking on the street is limited...More

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Mechem Drive has most of the shops and restaurants that the town has to offer. It is the heart of the town. Park in public parking and walk up and down the street visiting restaurant and shops.

1  Thank Robin H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Though we had to park in public parking and walk, it was really scenic with plenty of places to sit and rest.

1  Thank Roy R
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is the very new side of Ruidoso and not for the faint of pocket-bookers. The houses are really beautiful for the area, but not the secluded hideaway type at all. Very much for the rich and famous?

Thank BOBA0000
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Cruise this "main street" and you will see a number of the area restaurants, cabins, hotels, picturesque shops and boutiques. Stop to meet friendly locals and tourists. Definitely a good overview of the local tourist culture.

1  Thank bevhearn
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The drive is very beautiful in the daytime. Love looking at the cabins and trees. Saw a few deer in the front yards.

Thank Cari R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place to get in some exercise and do some sight seeing as well as shopping. Lots of great locally owned shops and boutiques.

1  Thank MJLoveables
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