MAPS & DIRECTIONS TO THE SPENCER

MAPS & DIRECTIONS TO THE SPENCER THEATER

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FROM EL PASO, TX.
Take the north-south freeway/Patriot Freeway/US-54 north from the "Spaghetti Bowl." Continue on for about 90 miles through Oro Grande and on towards Alamogordo. Just as you enter Alamogordo (the intersection of US 54 or US 70 stoplight) there will be signs directing you to a "Relief Route" of US 54. Take this bypass through the next traffic light and under the bridge and on around Alamogordo. The separated freeway will come together and go over a bridge. Keep in the left lane. At this intersection of US 54 and US 70 you will turn left towards Tularosa. From this point into Ruidoso you will want to follow US 70 (US 54 will split off on the other side of Tularosa). Follow US 70 up the mountain, through Mescalero and on into Ruidoso. At the first traffic light you come to in Ruidoso (Downs) you will want to turn left onto NM-48/Sudderth Dr. for 2.8 miles. You will then turn right onto Mechem Drive (NM 48). See the "From Ruidoso" instructions. It's about a 3 hour-15 minute 145-mile drive.

FROM ALBUQUERQUE, NM.
Take I-25 south to exit 139 US 380 East to San Antonio & Carrizozo (about 82 miles from the Albuquerque Airport). Travel through Carrizozo to Highway 37 (approximately 67 miles to Carrizozo & 8 miles past Carrizozo to the turnoff). Turn right onto Highway 37 towards Nogal/Alto/Ruidoso travel approximately 14 miles to the intersection of Highway 37 & NM 48. Turn right onto NM 48 and travel approximately 2 miles, turn left onto Highway 220, Sierra Blanca Regional Airport road. Travel east approximately 5 miles to the Theater. The Theater driveway is past the theater, turn right off Highway 220, right again into the Theater grounds and then take the right lane for valet parking ($5) or left lane for self-park.

FROM MIDTOWN RUIDOSO, NM.
Local MapFrom the intersection of Sudderth Drive and Mechem Drive it is 11.6 miles to the Spencer Theater. Take Highway 48 (Mechem Drive) north towards Alto. Travel on Highway 48, landmarks are the Ski Run Road (left side) and the Alto village entrance (right side), TR’s market & gas station and the Alto Post Office (left side).

Approximately one mile past (north of) the Alto Post Office you will turn right onto Highway 220, the Sierra Blanca Regional Airport Highway (there is a right turn lane). Travel east approximately 5 miles to the Theater. The Theater is a large, white, wedge-shaped building. The Theater driveway is past the theater, turn right off Highway 220, right again into the Theater grounds and then take the right lane for valet parking ($5) or left lane for self-park.