With our endless days of sunshine and dry, warm air, the amount of fun events, activities and things to do in Alamogordo makes for one fun life. Here are just some of the fun things to do in Alamogordo New Mexico. Feel free to send us an email if you have an event or activity you would like us to promote - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alameda Park Zoo
Located at 1021 S White Sands Blvd, theAlameda Zoo is something for the whole family. Open daily from 9am to 5 pm except Christmas and New Year's Day, the Alameda Zoo offers more than 12 acres of exotic and indigenous animals. With extras such as and education center, food, gift shops and playgrounds there is no limit to how long you stay and enjoy the zoo. The Alameda Zoo is the oldest zoo in the Southwest and season passes are available. Prices are as follows:
2 years old and under: FREE
3 years to 11 years old: $1.50
12 years to 59 years old: $2.50
60 years and older: $1.50
White Sands National Monument
Located at 19955 US Hwy 70 just outside Alamogordo is the historic White Sands National Monument. This US National Monument is in the mountain ringed Tularosa Basin Valley and is part of a 275 square mile field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. Within the park are tours, nightly moon tours, education classes and more. This unique natural wonder is certainly something to behold and not to be missed when visiting Alamogordo.
Active Fun Golf and Go-Karts
Located at 220 Glacier St in Alamogordo, the Active Fun Golf and Go-Karts provides hours of entertainment for families or friends. Take a Saturday and enjoy a little put-put or try to out run your friends on the Go-Kart Track. Come for the day or just a couple hours.
Tombaugh Imax Dome Theatre
Farmers Market at Frontier Village
Head out each Saturday for a taste of the local fair. Join other local starting at 8:30 for the best pickings of the day. Enjoy local artisan bread, produce, honey, natural cleaners and baby products, nuts and dairy, locally grown beef and chicken, and lots more.
Toy Train Depot Inc.
Located at 1991 N White Sands Blvd, this depot is fun for kids of all ages (including big kids!) This store and railroad museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 4:30pm. There are guided tours or you can come and just check things out for yourself.
The The museum features scale models of trains and freight cars and is home to America's Park Ride Train, the ALAMOGORDO/ALAMEDA PARK NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY which runs on 16" track Wednesday through Sunday only from 12:30pm to 4:30pm.
There are always things going on in Alamogordo. With local festivals, fairs and events we are always showcasing some cool event. Feel free to let us know your next local Alamogordo event so we can learn, share and let others know about it.
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