#62 Electric Light Parade

Tis’ the Season to Light Up the Town! On the first Saturday of every December, Las Vegas, New Mexico turns down its street lamps and turns up the fun with...

#136 Midnight, Texas – the TV series

Vampires. Witches. Psychics. Even hitmen. What’s there not to like? Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who…

#52 Montezuma Pond

A beautiful pond located just beneath a steep, gorgeous mountain side. The pond was once the key location for Ice production throughout the entire southwest. In the past, people did…

#21 Villanueva State Park, Villanueva, NM

Your summer camping adventure is closer than you think. Located about 45 minutes from Las Vegas, Villanueva State Park is one of the best camping and hiking areas in the…

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Even more reasons Las Vegas is #damnauthentic Download Entire List  |  Submit an Offer #15  El Zócalo Art Gallery Located under Sheriff Longmire’s office, El Zócalo Art Gallery has Longmire themed original...

#76 Indigo Theater, Las Vegas, NM

Whether you’re wanting to see a first-run movie or take in some live music, the Indigo Theater has the best entertainment. The Indigo Theater has become one of the jewels…

#16 LV Museum and Rough Rider Collection

Las Vegas, New Mexico, today is a community built upon a rich history of people from many walks of life and cultures. It’s a fascinating story that awaits you right…

#damnauthentic Reasons to Visit Las Vegas, NM

Start with more than 900 buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Then add hundreds of movie and TV show locations in and around town. How about our…

#7 Las Vegas, NM, Harvey House Story

Along Railroad Avenue in Las Vegas stands a monument to the extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit that built Las Vegas and the whole of the Southwest. It’s the the La Castañeda Hotel,…

#27 Las Vegas, NM, Film Trail

Once upon a time, one of most famous filmmakers in America’s fledgling movie industry traveled to Las Vegas, New Mexico with cast and crew to shoot ten silent films. The…

#110 Red Dawn Movie Las Vegas Film Locations

Reason #110 to visit Las Vegas, NM. Red Dawn, the 1984 apocalyptic cult classic was filmed almost entirely in Las Vegas. The Welcome to Calumet (Colorado) sign still stands at the corner…

#9 Montezuma Hot Springs

Six miles northwest of Las Vegas, the warm, healing, mineral-charged pools of Montezuma Hot Springs are one of Mother Nature’s myriad blessings found in Northern New Mexico. Centuries ago native…

#19 Storrie Lake State Park

Storrie Lake is a local treasure for hiking, fishing, boating, bird watching, windsurfing or just relaxing in a wonderful world of colors and warm summer breezes. Located just 4 miles…

#40 Easy Rider Film Locations

Easy Rider filmed in Las Vegas, NM The cult classic Easy Rider, lives on in Las Vegas during the Rough Rider Motorcycle Rally. Starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Jack…

#28 Ghost Trail

Adventuresome spirits and restless souls — Las Vegas has its share of both. Follow the Ghost Trail to several well-known sites in town where paranormal phenomena have been witnessed. Start…

#106 A Tribute to 550 Local Musicians

Thanks For The Melodies…Honoring The Musicians of Las Vegas, New Mexico Thank you for the music you brought into our lives. That’s pretty much the idea at the center of…

#108 The Astronaut Farmer

The Astronaut Farmer starring Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Dern and Virginia Madsen, was filmed in several local New Mexico locations. The most notable Las Vegas location is the L’Esperance Dairy…