Stunning views and proximity to the lake and city make Elephant Butte and excellent place to retire. Photograph courtesy of the City of Elephant Butte. 

City of Elephant Butte

Located in southern New Mexico, where the weather is mild, Elephant Butte offers an incomparable quality of life. Turtleback Mountain Resort is nestled along lush fairways of Sierra del Rio Golf Course with Turtleback Mountain as a backdrop. There are beautiful homes, homesites and a luxurious clubhouse. Lakeview living offers many choices. Explore opportunities for an existing home or buildable lot. Stunning views and proximity to the lake and city make these homes and properties highly desirable. The real estate agents and builders of Elephant Butte are knowledgeable, helpful, and ready to assist you.

Golf in CarlsbadCarlsbad offers activities on the Pecos River, hiking trails, and a riverfront golf course. Photograph courtesy of the City of Carlsbad.


Carlsbad is an ideal place to retire, and is the first city in New Mexico to get the Age Friendly Designation from the WHO Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities. Carlsbad is a riverfront city, with a small-town feel. You will find epic adventures, from activities on the beautiful Pecos River and the city water park to hiking trails and a riverfront golf course. With a vibrant inclusive community, a healthy and diverse economy, plus hundreds of places to shop, eat and socialize, Carlsbad extends a warm “Welcome home.”

Swimming pool at Jubilee Los LunasNestled in the heart of Jubilee Los Lunas is a 12,000-square-foot, Olympic-size swimming pool, and state-of-the-art workout room. Photograph courtesy of Jubilee Los Lunas.

Jubilee Los Lunas

Recognized as the best place to retire in New Mexico by Where to Retire Magazine, Jubilee Los Lunas offers quality homes in a safe, gated community located just 18 minutes from downtown Albuquerque. Situated at the base of El Cerro de Los Lunas and west of Interstate 25, Jubilee offers desirable, low-maintenance homes and a world-class lifestyle in a gated, age-restricted neighborhood. Homes range from 1,400 to 2,600 square feet and models are priced from the low $200s to the low $300s. Don't miss your opportunity to live in the state’s premier active adult community, where residents are just a quick drive from a convergence of history and culture that is uniquely New Mexican.

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Get outside and enjoy the sunshine of New Mexico. Photograph courtesy of Retire New Mexico.

Retire New Mexico

It’s time to discover the undiscovered. Get outside, enjoy the sunshine, and find yourself in one of the nation’s most historic and diverse areas. New Mexico has one of the nation’s lowest costs of living, a mild climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year, and cultural traditions and arts for every taste. Conquistadores, cowboys, artists, and visionaries have settled in New Mexico’s forests, canyons, and rolling hills for generations. Follow in their footsteps. Visit Retire New Mexico online or write to Retire New Mexico at 725 6th NW #4, Albuquerque, NM 87102 for a free information packet. Never settle. It’s better out here.

Retire in ruidoso Whether you want rest or excitement, Ruidoso offers a little something for everyone. Photograph courtesy of Discover Ruidoso.


With your professional life in the rearview mirror, it’s time to hit the road and put your feet up in the mountains of Ruidoso. Whether you want rest or excitement, solitude or community, low cost or luxury, there’s something for anyone looking for a retirement escape. Boutique shops, art galleries, world-class golf courses, skiing, hiking, and abundant wildlife life viewing are just a few of the things you can experience on your next adventure in life. Discover Ruidoso.

Gila riverSilver City offers outdoor adventures in the Gila Wilderness and much more. Photograph courtesy of the Town of Silver City.

Silver City

Miles and miles of adventures await you in the town of Silver City. Take the Trail Of The Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway and explore the 3.3 million acre Gila Wilderness and Gila Cliff Dwellings. Hike in the Gila National Forest, City of Rocks State Park, and Continental Divide Trail. Visit Silver City's historic downtown district, which offers dozens of galleries and immersive art experiences. Experience the annual Tour of the Gila bike race, or hit the bike trails yourself for mountain, gravel, and road riding. Start your next chapter with us. Find out more at

Truth or ConsequencesTruth or Consequences has a robust hot springs district and quaint downtown with galleries, unique retail stores, and restaurants. Photograph courtesy of the City of Truth or Consequences.

Truth or Consequences

Truth or Consequences has been known for its healing hot springs for centuries. The quaint town, located along the Rio Grande, has a robust hot springs district, galleries, unique retail stores, and restaurants for any palate. Housing is affordable and life is easy here. If you love the outdoors, there are miles of trails to explore, as well as national and state parks. Truth or Consequences (or T or C, as the locals call it) is the official visitor center for Spaceport America, home of Virgin Galactic, which plans to launch commercial space tourism in 2021.