Shakespeare is in the Southwestern part of the U.S. in the State of New Mexico.
It is just outside the city of Lordsburg. Interstate 10 passes through this small southwestern city. It's located in the "Bootheel" of New Mexico.
Lordsburg is conveniently located on I-10 approximately half way between El Paso Texas and Tucson Arizona. It is in the center of an area of many recreational opportunities.
Lordsburg is 17 miles from the New Mexico - Arizona Borders
Shakespeare is 2 1/2 miles south and west of Lordsburg on NM Hwy 494 from Lordsburg.
To get to Shakespeare from Lordsburg take the Main Street exit (EXIT 22) from I-10 and turn South. Follow the signs 2 1/2 MILES on NM Hwy. 494 (Ghost Town Road) to reach the Town of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare is completely uncommercialized. On a hot summer day, guests are offered a drink of cold well water and a comfortable chair in the shade. People who bring their own lunches may eat in the Grant House Dining room where there are tables and benches. For larger groups arrangements for a catered meal can be made with several local restaurants.
However, Lordsburg, only 2 1/2 miles away, offers
complete tourist facilities. There are
several restaurants which serve Mexican, and
plain American food, all with reasonable
prices, plus fast food establishments. There
with many different rates to suit
visitors' tastes and budgets. There is also
with full hookups for those visitors with
recreational vehicles. Lordsburg has grocery
stores and convenience stores. There are
businesses here to serve every need of the