Winter with Kids in New Mexico

The hot New Mexico Summer is gone, and with the cold days ahead you would think there is not much to do besides staying home. There are many places to visit in winter with kids in New Mexico and have the greatest of times during any season. Winter brings the opportunity to visit places you would not enjoy as much in the warm weather, such as ski resorts! There are also many indoor places for you to enjoy and stay warm! Discover New Mexico and the many activities it has to offer!

Where: Miller Ln, Angel Fire, NM, USA
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm | 4 pm to 8 pm for Night Ski

200 vertical feet, 6 lifts, 3 terrain parks, night skiing and more!

This mountain resort offers everything to make your ski vacation the best one! If you don’t feel like skiing, there are many other activities that you and the whole family can enjoy, such as snow tubing, snowboarding, horseback rides, hiking, tennis, fishing and so much more! One of the best places to visit in winter with kids in New Mexico!

Where: 30 Tramway Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Hours: Tram open daily 9 am – 8 pm | Tram closed Tuesdays.

The trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you 2.7 miles above the ground! Discover the breathtaking view of nature, the sight of deep canyons, and the desert skies at sunset.

Winter is the perfect time to practice snowboard or ski at the eastern slope Sandia Peak area. The observation deck will let you enjoy an 11,000 square-mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley! This is one of the best places to go in winter with kids in New Mexico!

Where: 400 Pioneer Rd, Red River, NM, USA
Hours: Season is Nov. 21 to March 24.

Enjoy a nice winter with the family at the Red River Ski Area! You will be able to do some skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and more!

Discover why they call it ‘’The Ski Town of the Southwest’’! You will have a really nice family time in this snowy paradise!

Where:  9530 Tramway Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Hours: Visit the website to see the schedule.

Nothing better to get on Winter’s mood than an ice-skating day! Visitors can skate on four connected rinks at the same time!

This is the perfect place to spend a nice family day full of fun! Check the skating classes schedule if you are interested in learning some tricks!

Where: 4250 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Hours: Monday – Friday: 1 pm to 9 pm | Saturday: 10 am to 9 pm | Sunday: 12 pm to 6 pm

It’s cold outside and we understand you don’t want to spend time doing something outdoors, so All Out Zone can be a very good option to take the kids! 

They can play dart tag games and have an epic battle! This is a perfect idea to enjoy with the entire family and friends!

Where: 825 Early St, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Hours:  Monday 3pm – 9pm | Tues, Thurs ,Fri 9am – 9pm | Wed 3pm – 10pm | Sat 12pm – 8pm | Sun 10am – 6pm

Choose from many different walls for all levels of difficulty! New Mexico’s only indoor climbing gym offers fun for every level of climbers, and it also features a space for the little ones to have fun too!

This gym supplies the shoes and harnesses so all you need to take is enthusiasm to have a great time!

Where: 2000 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Hours: 9 am – 5 pm Tuesday to Sunday

The Albuquerque Museum has many activities to offer for the entire family, including art workshops and storytime!

You can visit the museum and discover the great world-class exhibitions, live performances, guided tours and so much more! Escape the cold winter days and visit the Museum!

Where: 1011 North Richardson Avenue, Roswell, NM, USA
Hours: Tuesday- Sunday 9am – 5pm

Protect yourselves from the cold while learning about history, art, culture, and more at the Roswell Museum!

From educational and fun events to an amazing experience at the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium, both kids and adults will have an amazing time!

Where: 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Hours: 9am – 5pm Tues – Sun

Human aviation began with ballooning. You didn’t know this?

Then visit the International Balloon Museum to learn many more interesting curiosities! Be impressed by the history, science, sport, and art of ballooning and discover many interactive exhibits that you and the kids will enjoy!

Where: 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Hours: Wed 9am – 5pm | Thurs 10am – 6:30pm | Fri &Sat 10am – 5pm | Sun 12pm – 5pm | Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Spend the entire day at this museum where you’ll find many hands-on, interactive and educational exhibits and a place especially thought for kids!

There are activities and exhibits for all ages and many weekly programs and events. Visit it and discover it for yourself!