The Neon Bear - Breathtaking views abound from this comfortable cabin’s spacious deck. Grab a book, a drink, and get lost in the scenery from one of the comfortable lounge chairs!Revel in all the Space - A beamed ceiling with skylight and floor-to-ceiling windows to the spacious, airy feel of the great room.Kick Back in Comfort - A massive fireplace is the main focal point in the comfortable room, which is furnished with sumptuous leather furniture perfect for lounging.Keep Connected - The open concept design of The Neon Bear’s main living space will delight you…one area flows seamlessly into another so no one is cut off or isolated.Have a Seat! - There’s plenty to choose from…the cozy dining table is a great place to gather to enjoy a family meal or game of cards.Stainless Style - Feel like eating in? The gourmet kitchen is a treat to cook in with its stainless-steel appliances, tiled floor and backsplash, and spacious wood cabinets.Everything’s Provided - Cookware, dishes, utensils, gadgets, glasses…they’re all here. There’s even a blender if you feel like mixing up some margaritas!Bon Appetit! - The breakfast bar is perfect for serving drinks in the evening, or a leisurely morning meal!Extra Seating - Feel like a snack? The second breakfast bar ensures everyone has a seat when it’s time to chow down!Go “Out” for Dinner! - Fire up the gas grill and have a seat at the spacious deck’s patio table…there’s no better backdrop for your meal than the towering Ponderosa pines.Grillin' and Chillin' - Take advantage of the nice weather, and get outside to prepare a grilled meal for your crew!Sumptuous Surroundings - A beautifully made-up king-size bed is flanked by two nightstands with reading lamps. A ceiling fan stirs the air overhead, and a cozy armchair is a perfect place toLean Back and Relax - A wall-mounted TV turns this bedroom into a personal retreat.Private Bath - When morning comes you have your own private, primary bath with shower/tub combo and plenty of storage. What a pleasure it is to get ready for your day in this pleasant bathrooPristine Bathrooms - Both full bathrooms are furnished with plenty of clean, fresh and fluffy towels.Unwind With a Hot Shower - The spacious shower is waiting for you after a busy day of hiking and having fun. Now you can get ready for a night on the town!Sleep Like a Queen - The Neon Bear’s second and third bedrooms each feature a queen-size bed and windows that overlook the beautiful scenery all around your vacation home.Feel Like Watching Something Else? - All three bedrooms feature in-room TVs, so everyone has a choice about what to watch.Plenty of Room - The two guest rooms share a bathroom that is outfitted with a shower/tub combination and large vanity with lots of room to spread out toiletries.Feel Like Some Late-Night Reading? - All three bedrooms feature nightstands with reading lamps.Room to Spread Out - The lower-level bonus room will be a hit with kids of all ages!Plan a Movie Night - Grab some popcorn and gather in the lower-level living area to enjoy a movie on the large HDTV. There’s a DVD player, too.Covered Deck - Kick back and savor the scenery, the fresh breeze, and the fresh, piney mountain air.Leave Room for Souvenirs - A laundry area complete with washer and dryer means you can pack light!Quiet and Private - You'll truly feel like you got away from it all" when you stay at the Neon Bear!Log Cabin Charm - You're going to love this trim, pretty log cabin, because inside it's full of comfort and luxury!Sierra Blanca Peak - Standing 12,000 feet over Ruidoso, Sierra Blanca towers majestically over the entire area and provides great views from all angles.Local Wildlife - Don't be surprised if you come in contact with local wildlife during your stay in Ruidoso. They're so friendly!Alto Lake - Stocked with rainbow trout and occasionally catfish, Alto Lake is the perfect choice for nature lovers and fishing enthusiasts and don't forget your cameras because Alto Lake is kShop til' You Drop - A vacation isn't complete without purchasing memory-filled souvenirs, so slip on your best walking shoes and head into town to explore genuine hand-made crafts, jewelry,Feeling Lucky? - Stop by the casino and cash out big!Get In the Loop - Stop by the visitor center and plan out your whole vacation with stuff to do in the area.Ready, Set, Go - The racetrack is always a great attraction when visiting Ruidoso.

The Neon Bear


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Mountain retreat in the Ponderosa Pines near art galleries & outdoor adventures
3 BR | 2 Full Baths | Sleeps 8 | Wooded View
Ruidoso, NM


Property type
Wooded View View
In Town Proximity
Pet Friendly Amenity

Where you'll be


Surrounded by spectacular scenery, The Neon Bear brings you one step closer to paradise! Loaded with opportunities for nature lovers from skiing at nearby Ski Apache to fishing, hiking, biking, or horseback riding in Alto Lake and Recreation Area, this lux...
Surrounded by spectacular scenery, The Neon Bear brings you one step closer to paradise! Loaded with opportunities for nature lovers from skiing at nearby Ski Apache to fishing, hiking, biking, or horseback riding in Alto Lake and Recreation Area, this luxurious cabin in the woods is the perfect place from which to experience it all. Just a short drive away, the Inn of the Mountain Gods casino resort offers endless options for entertainment, while Ruidoso Downs Racetrack features horse racing during the summer months. And less than half an hour away, Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area, the Hubbard Museum of the American West, the art galleries and artisan shops of Sudderth Drive, and Grindstone Lake and Trail System offer even more fun diversions.

The Neon Bear is a cozy mountain retreat set amidst towering Ponderosa pines that sleeps eight altogether and features three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, an amazing two-level deck complete with gas grill, and lush forest and mountain views. Sumptuous seating along with a cable TV make the lower-level bonus room a delightful place to spend time with family or friends, whether you’re watching a movie on the DVD player after a day of skiing or hiking or surfing the web courtesy of the free Wi-Fi. Upstairs, gather for a chat by the stone fireplace while enjoying a cup of cocoa or a glass of wine!

The Neon Bear's dining area is a great place to gather for a family meal or game of cards, while the stylish kitchen with its two breakfast bars has everything you need to prepare as simple or lavish a meal as you could wish. Three comfortable bedrooms (one with a king-size bed, two with queen-size beds, all with TVs and unique comforts of their own) offer mini retreats for couples traveling together or a family. Two full bathrooms ensure everyone can get ready for the fun-filled days faster, and all towels and bed linens are provided. Plus, a washer and dryer negates the need to find a Laundromat (or over pack)!

Close to everything the Sierra Blanca area has to offer, The Neon Bear is a dream location for a family or friends to enjoy the ski trip or summer vacation of a lifetime. So what are you waiting for? Book your stay today!

Please remember that Ruidoso is a mountain town with snow and icy conditions during the winter. This can affect driving and parking conditions regardless of the property, driveway, or roads. 4x4 or chains may be required during winter months to access your home.

If you are trying to book within 48 hours of arrival you must call 575-258-5200 Opt#1. Monday- Saturday 8-5 and Sunday 8-3 to book last minute.


Wooded View
In Town
Property Features
TV (s)
Grill - Gas
Laptop Friendly
No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Smoke Detector
Linens Provided
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
DVD Player (s)
Iron & Ironing Board
Wireless Internet
Washing Machine
Dining Room
Living Room
Full Kitchen
Dishes and Utensils
Coffee Maker
Bath Towels Provided
Parking /Access- 4WD Required for Winter
Parking/Access - 4WD Recommended for Winter
Nearby Activities
Fishing - Fly
Golf Course(s)
Kayaking Rentals
Miniature Golf
Outlet Shops
Health Beauty Spa
Horse Race Track
Snow Skiing
Winery Tours
Medical Services

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Check in: 4:00 PM *
Check out: 11:00 AM
*The minimum age for check-in is 25


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Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: Dogs under 50 lbs. allowed

Max pets: 3

  • Within 45 days of arrival, 100% is due at the time of booking.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $300 is due at the time of booking if the total is less than $4000.
  • 46+ days prior to arrival, $1000 is due at the time of booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • After 48 hours of booking, if canceled, or in case of no-show, the total amount of the reservation will be charged.