Drive east along Central from Nob Hill for a couple of miles and you'll reach one of New Mexico's longest-running gay bars, the friendly and eclectic Sidewinders formerly known as The Ranch Central Ave SE One room to the side has a pair of pool tables, and patrons can watch videos, TV shows, and what not on monitors set around the bar's three rooms. Review tags are currently only available for English language reviews. I was expecting a little better from this hotel, since it is the only one they own in Laughlin. Visit hotel website.
A drive up the Turquoise Trail, with a stop for cocktails, green-chile burgers, and conversation at the Mineshaft, is a must if you're visiting this part of the world. Nevada Club Inn. One of the more popular hangouts with the gay crowd is the historic, and endearingly raffish, Hotel Monte Vista N.
Albuquerque's first genuine "big city" gay nightclub, Effex Nightclub 5th St.