Top things to do

Mexican in Mora Valley

Teresa's Tamales

A tiny cinder-block building with a wood stove and votive candles in the corner. Come to this community hub for some of the best tamales ($3) in the state. Smothered burritos are huge, served up gloriously on a Styr…
Farm in Mora Valley

Salman Ranch

The Salman Ranch at La Cueva is famous for its organic raspberry fields, where between mid-August and mid-October – weather permitting – you can pick your own fruit for $6 a pound. It's located 6 miles east of Mora.
Arts & Crafts in Mora Valley

Tapetes de Lana Weaving Center

On Mora's main drag, stop into Tapetes de Lana Weaving Center, where you can browse for handmade rugs and knitted caps and buy yarn that is spun and dyed on site. In back, one of the few active wool mills in the US …
Farm in Mora Valley

Victory Ranch

Kids love visiting the Victory Ranch, a mile north of Mora, where you can hand-feed the herds of fluffy alpacas on a tour, shop for alpaca wool gifts and even watch a shearing if you’re here in early June.
Architecture in Mora Valley

La Cueva Mill

The preserved 1870s adobe mill 6 miles east of Mora originally provided flour for travelers on the Santa Fe Trail. Today it's a National Historic Site, although you can only view it from the exterior.
Museum in Mora Valley

Cleveland Roller Mill Historical Museum

This museum is housed in a functional 19th-century flour mill – a beautiful old adobe-and-stone structure with gears, cogs and pulleys inside. It's located 3 miles west of Mora.
Diner in Mora Valley

Rene's ’50s Diner

This local spot in Mora is particularly popular for breakfast and ice cream.