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You mean Sudderth, not Mechem!

We were in Ruidosa for the day and walked up and down Sudderth. Lots of shops, restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
anniecat51
,
Garland, Texas
via mobile
Shops Shops Shops

We hadn't been to Ruidoso in 13 years, and Mechem Drive is always a great time. So many shops and... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
jimmyrl31
,
Pecos, Texas
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This is the main road to Ruidoso.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pet store” (3 reviews)
“tourist shops” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in Ruidosa for the day and walked up and down Sudderth. Lots of shops, restaurants and places to stay. We bought beautiful jewelry at Apache Trading and beautiful pottery at a pottery shop. Benches all along the way for resting. Had a shaved...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We hadn't been to Ruidoso in 13 years, and Mechem Drive is always a great time. So many shops and so many things to see!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

When in town we always enjoy walking up and down the street. Although mostly tourist shops there are several shops we go to one being the pet store a leather store Christmas store and of course a nice boutique for both men and women. In...More

Thank CDM49
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Wonderful business stretch of road with restaurants, art galleries, stores and attractions. Bonito Lake was closed but there more lakes to visit and all of them beautiful. We had light rain which made our trip very fun. Albertson's made my day (Rockstar energy drink $0.89)...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Been going here for over 40 years. It's like a breath of fresh air ! Always lit up and activities abound

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

we had no problem finding this street and there was so much to see and do on this drive , plus lots of restaurant's to chose from ...we also found the Log house restaurant and it was the best place to eat a great old...More

1  Thank Daniel F
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The main drive, pretty much gets' where you need to go. Ruidoso is not a very difficult place to drive around in. Just beautiful!

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

For a tourist town this is one of the better streets for shops, restaurants, curios etc. Compacted in just a few short blocks. Nice wine tasting, olive oil, pet store, restaurants, coffee, bakery and a couple good clothing shops. Parking on the street is limited...More

1  Thank CDM49
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Mechem Drive has most of the shops and restaurants that the town has to offer. It is the heart of the town. Park in public parking and walk up and down the street visiting restaurant and shops.

1  Thank Robin H
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Though we had to park in public parking and walk, it was really scenic with plenty of places to sit and rest.

1  Thank Roy R
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