#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…

#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…

#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…

#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…

#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…

#37 Fort Union Drive-In

Catch a double feature at our Fort Union Drive-in—moviegoing under the stars, plus modern digital projection of the latest Hollywood hits. The theater was built in 1958, the heyday of…

#99 All the Pretty Horses, Filmed in Las Vegas, NM

Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz star in this romantic western drama. Locations include the Castaneda Hotel, historic Train Depot, and Murphy’s Drugs (now Community 1st Bank). Fun fact: Penelope Cruz…

#44 Longmire TV Series Locations

Longmire is a modern Western crime series set in fictional Durant, Wyoming, that originally aired on A&E. Now you can find it on Netflix. It is based on the novels by author…

#41 True Grit (1969)

The picturesque, open range near Las Vegas, NM, was captured in various scenes of the 1969 classic True Grit. The film was directed by Henry Hathaway and starred Kim Darby as…