In the heart of Ruidoso's gorgeous, tree-filled Upper Canyon, owners Judy and Kurt Wilkie oversee a placid retreat of renovated 1920s, knotty-pine abodes. The immaculate one- and two-bedroom cabins are adorned with Western and Southwestern decor. Some have whirlpool tubs, and all have fireplaces and decks with gas grills offering serene views. Porches with Adirondack chairs are great for barbecues and gatherings. The cabins are fully equipped with kitchen utensils and
dishes. You can trout fish here, right along the Rio Ruidoso, but you must arrange for your own gear. Hiking trails lead off the property through the pine forest. These folks also own the romantic, adults-only Riverside Cottages across the river (575/257–2548 or 800/497–7402).
300 Main St., ; take Sudderth Dr. north from U.S. 70 through Downtown Ruidoso; continue west through Upper Canyon, where Sudderth turns into Main St., Ruidoso, 88345, United States