Search Ski Apache

Winter Activities

If you haven’t experienced a Southern New Mexico winter, then pack your bags because this inspiring place is ideal for all your favorite winter activities. Getting outside during the winter months is easy and fun when you’re in New Mexico, and the beautiful landscape is stunning. The warm, sunny days and chilly nights create perfectly mild temperatures for all your outdoor adventures. Plus, the fun doesn’t stop when you go inside, there’re endless options for indoor activities and entertainment worth exploring. When you’re looking for new things to do in the winter, this top travel destination will not disappoint. 

Ski & Snowboard

Skiing and snowboarding are some of the most popular and exciting winter activities. During a New Mexico winter, you’ll get to hit the slopes under epic blue skies. Ski Apache is a premier New Mexico ski resort boasting the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world. Explore the 55 trails throughout 750 skiable acres of terrain, made up of a perfect mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced runs. Ski Apache is the ideal mountain for all levels of riders.

Take in the breathtaking views of the Sierra Blanca mountains while riding the eight-passenger gondola, the only of its kind in New Mexico. This means you can get up the mountain quickly and comfortably, so you can focus on fun. If you’re a beginner, try taking a lesson to improve your ski and snowboard skills. Their expert instructors are ready to help you have fun and build confidence. Plus, you can rent your gear if you don’t have your own. At Ski Apache, there are plenty of things to do in the winter, making it a fun getaway for the entire family.

Take Me to the Slopes

Win in the Casino

When it’s time to head inside and warm up, Inn of the Mountain Gods is the perfect destination. It’s one of New Mexico’s top casinos, offering a variety of exciting games and rewarding promotions. Their 45,000-square-foot casino floor is a great place to stay warm while you play for a chance to win big. Be sure to check out their high-energy sportsbook, where you can watch and wager with state-of-the-art technology. The recently renovated space has comfortable high-top seating and 12 wide-screen TVs, making every seat in the house the perfect spot to hang with friends and watch your favorite teams. Stay at Inn of the Mountain Gods and enjoy impressive amenities and the finest entertainment.

Win Big

Trying New Mexican Cuisine

All of these winter activities are sure to make you work up a big appetite. New Mexican cuisine has a tantalizing mix of cultures infused into every bite. You’ll warm right up with the signature red and green chilies found in many of the authentic dishes. Even if you don’t like spicy foods, you can discover new and unique dishes at any of Southern New Mexico’s excellent restaurants. 
If you’re hitting the slopes at Ski Apache, enjoy several convenient and delicious dining options, right on the mountain. The Eagle Café offers a great menu for hungry skiers and boarders. Or, relax at the Spirit Bar and enjoy delicious après ski beverages. If you’re exploring Inn of the Mountain Gods there are even more great restaurants, perfect for satisfying any type of craving. Wendell’s Steak & Seafood is the spot for fine dining with a view. Or, for a more relaxed meal try the Broken Arrow Tap House, where you can sip on craft beers while enjoying American gastro pub favorites. And be sure to stop by The Market at the Mountain, an all-new food court which features New Mexico’s first Wahlburgers, Sbarro, Warshield Tacos and more.

New Mexico Winters

Southern New Mexico’s winter is an unrecognized travel season that’s far from dull. The abundance of sunshine and clear skies are great for a variety of winter activities. Plus, discover the region’s many exciting towns, full of rich history and inspiring culture. There’s always something exciting to embark on, whether you want to explore the outdoors or stay warm and keep the fun inside, Southern New Mexico is the place to be in the winter. 

Translate »