Las Vegas and the surrounding areas offer two separate institutions of higher education: New Mexico Highlands University and Luna Community College. We are also very fortunate to have The Armand Hammer United World College, which is a prestigious high school issuing an international secondary school diplomas. Achieve your educational goals at any of these fine institutions. For more information, visit any one of these great campuses.
Experience the quaint and charming shops within the Old-Town Historic District. This area has been thriving for decades and provides many small home-town shops, antiques, bookstores, coffee shops, etc. If you are looking for the convenience of one of the many large corporate and business chains, Las Vegas offers that as well. The Las Vegas area has all of the amenities of a big city with a small-town experience.
Not only are there two National Forests within minutes of downtown Las Vegas, you may also enjoy visiting one of the many campgrounds along the Gallinas River. Enjoy the primitive scenes of nature, along with various forms of wildlife. Don’t feel like roughing it, but still want to experience the outdoors? Visit one of the large lakes in the state – Storrie Lake State Park. Only a few miles from town, the lake offers tent and RV camping, as well as hiking, fishing, boating and other water sports.
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