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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 April 20, 2018
calmtnman
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Coarsegold, California
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Interesting to see recreations of the old western pat of Las Cruces. There was a lot of local... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Mickey6448
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Corrales, New Mexico
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Reviewed April 20, 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

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Reviewed April 8, 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

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed March 16, 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.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed February 2, 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

Thank GARY G
Reviewed January 31, 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

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Reviewed December 22, 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

Thank 777h2014
Reviewed October 25, 2017

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

Thank sabimax
Reviewed June 21, 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

Thank dee1935
Reviewed March 27, 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

Thank Lori M
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