Hotels in Carrizozo, New Mexico

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Carrizozo overview

Carrizozo is known for its natural features, parks, and museums. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Valley of Fires Recreation Area and Grindstone Lake. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Gallery 408 and Carrizozo Heritage Museum. A family-friendly area, Carrizozo also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Carrizozo

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Carrizozo has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Carrizozo with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Carrizozo hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Carrizozo hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Carrizozo

Fly in to Ruidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional), 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from downtown Carrizozo. El Paso, TX (ELP-El Paso Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 129.4 mi (208.3 km) away.

What to see around Carrizozo

Art and museums are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Gallery 408
  • • Carrizozo Heritage Museum
  • • Smokey Bear Museum and Gift Shop
  • • Museum of the Horse
  • • Hubbard Museum of the American West
It's well known for its parks and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Valley of Fires Recreation Area
  • • Smokey Bear Historical Park
  • • Grindstone Lake
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Three Rivers Petroglyph Site
  • • Ruidoso Winter Park
  • • The Links at Sierra Blanca
  • • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts
  • • The Links at Sierra Blanca

When to visit Carrizozo

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 21°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 30°F night
  • July-September: 82°F day, 41°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 21°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 3.07 inches
  • April-June: 3.94 inches
  • July-September: 10.94 inches
  • October-December: 3.94 inches