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Stop for lunch at La Nueva Casita Cafe.

We drove Mesquite Ave and enjoyed the local color. There are a few interesting photo op places such... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Coarsegold, California

Interesting to see recreations of the old western pat of Las Cruces. There was a lot of local... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Corrales, New Mexico
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We drove Mesquite Ave and enjoyed the local color. There are a few interesting photo op places such as the defunct Sunshine Grocery and Deli. But most western towns have a historic district and this one doesn't rise above the others --- unless you stop...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Interesting to see recreations of the old western pat of Las Cruces. There was a lot of local color that made for great photos

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Not a very well done historic neighborhood. We stopped at the chamber of commerce and got some maps. Very helpful lady. Mesilla is smaller but nicer.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Went to explore some local history but was somewhat disappointed. Some old historic houses but otherwise a sort of run down neighborhood. We drove up and down the streets checking out the houses but this did not offer any documentation of what we were looking...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GARY G
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is such a wonderful place to visit. You really get a sense of the history of the town and there are lovely walking areas in close proximity. There are shops there, but it is not offensively "touristy." Many interesting old architectural buildings and some...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ginny1234_5678
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This area of Mesquite Historic District is like traveling back to the beginning of what is now the City. I love walking or driving through this District

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 777h2014
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Very nice historic neighborhood with many interesting buildings and restaurant. Walking around the streets is a pleasure.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank sabimax
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We lived for a number of years in a village in South-Central Mexico, a time which we loved. When we moved to Las Cruces and found this neighborhood (via La Nueva Casita restaurant) we felt we were back in Jalisco. Just east of downtown Las...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dee1935
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A unique place in the United States with a history and appearance that makes you feel you are in another country. You have to look carefully to find some of the old adobes in this neighborhood, but they are there. There's five or six art...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lori M
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