About Las Cruces

Home of the Organ Mountains, Las Cruces enjoys 350 days a year of sunshine. With this kind of beautiful weather Las Crucens enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities such as biking, hiking, golf, tennis and walking. It is easy to see why Las Cruces has been the recipient of many awards over the years. Come visit Las Cruces and see for yourself!


 

  • Top  25 Places to Retire, Forbes 2014


  • Top 10 Affordable Retirement Cities, AARP 2012

 

  • Top 25 Places to Retire, Forbes 2012

 

  • Top 10 Sunny Place to Retire, AARP 2011

 

  • #1 Retirement Town, Where to Retire magazine, May 2010

 

  • #3 Top Recovery City, Relocate America, 2010

 

  • 20 Best Towns of the Future- Sunset magazine, 2010

 

  • 10 Cities for Real Estate Steals list -U.S. News & World Report, 2010

 

  • Top 10 America's Top Places for Boomers to Retire - CNBC, 2010

 

  • Number One Dream Town to Retire - AARP Magazine, Jul/Aug 2006

 

  • Most Secure Place to Live, Medium-Sized City - Farmers Insurance Group, 2007

 

  • Safest City in the Country, Medium-Sized City - Farmers Insurance Group, 2006

 

  • Best Place to Retire - CNN/Money Magazine, 2005

 

  • Best Small Metro Area for Business & Careers -Forbes/Milken Institute, 2002-2005

 

  • One of the Best College Towns to Retire - Money Magazine, Nov 2005

 

  • New Mexico Sports Town of the Year - Sports Illustrated, May 2004

 

  • Best Place to Live - Family Digest, Fall 2002