The Inn on Broadway
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The Inn on Broadway, a New Mexico bed and breakfast offering Silver City lodging, is one of the town's finest old homes. Built in 1883, our recently renovated, Queen Anne style brick-and-stucco mansion boasts high ceilings, marble fireplaces, elaborate woodwork and antique furnishings. Our wide veranda overlooks the lush garden, where shaded sitting areas offer a quiet retreat.
"By far the best place to stay in Silver City!" M.T. El Paso
Hundred-year-old Silver City, New Mexico has a vibrant cultural life. There are more than 30 art galleries, funky shops, a college, museums, quirky architecture, restaurants of all types and laid-back, friendly residents.
Silver City Main Street Project Historic Renovation Award of 2004
Nearby Gila National Forest and Wilderness provide visitors with the opportunity to enjoy more than 3 million acres of incredible southwestern scenery. After a good night's sleep and a hearty homemade breakfast, enjoy discovering one of the "Best Small Towns in America" tucked away in the southwestern corner of New Mexico.
Silver City, New Mexico was founded in the 1880s when silver was discovered in the area. Its Historic Downtown is now the home to over 30 art galleries as well as restaurants and shops. Performances and other events are scheduled year round by the Mimbres Region Arts Council as well as other local organizations (silvercitymainstreet.com)
Silver City is the gateway to the Gila National Forest and Wilderness. It is 3.3 million acres of some of the finest mountain scenery in the Southwest. It provides a range of recreational activities including hiking, fishing, horseback riding and bird watching. The elevation (4000 - 10,000 ft) as well as the hilly terrain attracts those cyclists who enjoy a challenge. (www.fs.fed.us/r3/gila)
Silver City Museum is housed in one of Silver City's Victorian houses built in 1881. It features exhibits and artifacts from Silver City's past. It is free and located within the Historic District.
The Western New Mexico University Museum houses one of the largest permanent displays of prehistoric Mimbres pottery. It is located on the WNMU Campus and is free.
Pinos Altos was settled in the 1840s and is now the home of the Cobre Fort and Buckhorn Saloon and Opera House.
The Catwalk of Whitewater Canyon is located outside the town of Glenwood northwest of Silver City. Follow the trail and metal causeway along the canyon walls. Recently renovated by the Forest Service, it is now more accessible and a great place to hike and picnic.
The Gila Cliff Dwellings located north of Silver City were built in the late 13th century. There are 42 rooms located in 5 caves that you visit by walking a 1-mile round trip trail. There is also a Visitor's Center with displays and information. This is a good day trip (5-6 hours drive time round trip) to take from Silver City. Along the way you will enjoy the wonderful scenery of the Gila Wilderness and the Mimbres River Valley.
City of Rocks State Park is located south of Silver City. Explore the many fantastic rock formations formed from volcanic activity and shaped by erosion.
For more information on the area contact or visit the
Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center
located on Hudson Street (NM90). 575-538-3785 or 1-800-548-9378 (www.silvercity.org)
Location and Directions
Silver City is located in southwest New Mexico. It was founded in the 1880s as a mining town. It is the gateway to the Gila National Forest, which has 3.3 million acres of recreational opportunities. Silver City is 3 hours from Tucson, AZ and 2 ½ hours from Las, Cruces, NM.
From Lordsburg on Route 90
Follow Route 90 into town. After passing The Hudson Plaza on your left, at the next light (Visitors' Center on the corner) turn left on Broadway. Go up Broadway for 4 1/2 blocks. The Inn on Broadway is on the corner of Broadway and Bayard at 411 W. Broadway.
From Deming on Route 180
Follow Route 180 into town, passing WalMart on your right. At the fourth light after the WalMart light, turn left on Route 90 (Hudson Street). At the third light, the Visitors' Center is on the right, turn right onto Broadway. Go up Broadway for 4 1/2 blocks. The Inn on Broadway is on the left at the corner of Broadway and Bayard at 411 W. Broadway.
From Cliff and Glenwood on Route 180
Following the signs for Route 90 and The Visitors' Center turn right at Hudson Street. At the third light, the Visitors' Center is on the right, turn right onto Broadway. Go up Broadway for 4 1/2 blocks. The Inn on Broadway is on the left at the corner of Broadway and Bayard at 411 W. Broadway.