Summer Fun in Alamogordo

Alamogordo New Mexico

Alamogordo is a small and friendly town in southern New Mexico. The city offers some really interesting space and science attractions due to it being so close in proximity to the missile range. Alamogordo can be an exciting place to be in the summer months especially if you enjoy exploring the desert as well as the mountains. If you are a nature lover be sure to check out the attractions Alamogordo has to offer from our list below! White Sands Missile Range Museum The outside of the museum is a missile park that has more than 50 missiles and rockets. Many of the missiles at the museum are pointed skyward as if they could launch at any moment. In the museum, you will find the works of various accomplished scientists such as Dr. Clyde Thombaugh and Dr. Werner von Braun. Be prepared to go through security as the museum is located within an operational military compound. New Mexico Museum of Space History A museum and planatarium dedicated to artifacts and displays related to space flight and the space age, including the International Space Hall of Fame. This museum highlights the role that New Mexico has had in the U.S. Space Program. This museum is a Smithsonian Affliate and is a great place to learn. They do offer memberships as well as theater showings and fun events on the calendar to check out! Alameda Park Zoo Home to 200 animals the Alameda Park Zoo is a fun place to spend the day with animal lovers of all ages. The zoo is open 9 am - 5 pm, which gives plenty of time for a leisurely visit. Check out the newly remodeled reptile exhibit. If you are interested the zoo even offer several birthday party packages for during normal business hours as well as after. What a fun place to enjoy this summer! Heart of the Desert Pistachios and Wine Offering free farm tours throughout the year as well as wine tasting at store locations let this ...

May 25th, 2022