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Village Lodge is located on Hwy. 48/Mechem Dr. 1000 Mechem Dr. Hwy 48 is the main road running through the Village. The Lodge is located 1.5 miles North of midtown shopping district.

Directions from West Texas, hi-way 380 through Roswell:  From Roswell continue into the mountains on Hi-way 380, approximately 45 miles. You will pass Tinnie Silver Dollar Restaurant and Club on your left. Start looking for a sign “to Ruidoso“. At that Y 380 turns to the right and to Ruidoso you merge to the left ; it becomes hi-way 70. Continue approximately 25 more miles and you will enter Ruidoso Downs. You will pass the Race track on your right, continue to the Y and merge right onto Hi-way 48. You will pass in front of Wal-greens. Continue approximately 3 miles and you will enter Mid-town shopping district. The district is about one mile. At the end, at the Alsup’s Convenience store Hi-way 48 turns to the right. After the right turn you will be on Mechem Dr. Continue through the first light on Mechem (Cree Meadows), be in the right lane and continue one more block to Innsbrook and Mechem. You will see our sign. Turn right and the office is on your left, pull under the awning.

Directions from El Paso Airport: 54 North toward Alamogordo, at Alamogordo take Hwy. 70 toward Ruidoso. Travel on Hwy. 70 approximately 45 miles to Hwy. 48, left into Ruidoso. Travel approximately 4 miles through mid-town shopping district. At the end of the shops turn right following the sign Hi-way 48. (at the Allsup’s Convenience Store). Travel through the first light, (Cree Meadows) be in your right lane and continue one more block, turn right at Innsbrook Dr. You will see our sign at the corner of Innsbrook and Mechem. The lodge is on the left, pull under the awning to the office.

Albuquerque Sunport Airport: I-25 toward Las Cruces. Travel approximately 70 miles and exit Hwy. 380/San Antonio. (This is the exit after Socorro and can be easily missed. It is about 12 miles from the Socorro exit). On Hwy. 380 travel approximately 75 miles, look for sign to the right onto Hwy. 37. Turn right onto 37. Continue and it will dead-end at Hwy. 48. Turn right at Hwy. 48. Travel approximately 7.9 miles, Village Lodge is on your left.

Ruidoso Airport:  Turn left onto Airport Rd. At dead-end turn left onto Hwy. 48. Travel approximately 4.5 miles on Hwy. 48/Mechem. Village Lodge is on the left.


Rental cars at the Airport.

Ruidoso Shuttle 575 257-1815 Travels to/from El Paso three times a day. Need one day advance reservation.

Ruidoso Shuttle 575  257-1815 Travels to Albuquerque by charter only.