Alamogordo offers visitors a little bit of everything. Outdoor lovers will certainly discover plenty to explore, engage in and experience. While those interested in art and culture can also find tons of things to occupy their time in this incredibly friendly city.
Just a few minutes west you will find White Sands National Park. Acres upon acres of white gypsum sand and picturesque dunes draw visitors from all over. The area also is home to the Oliver Lee State Park and Lincoln National Forest—both incredibly stunning places to visit. For those science buffs, Alamogordo was also the cradle of the space program. They have a museum dedicated to showcasing some of the most unique aspects of American space travel.

    You can definitely still ski in the south; Alamogordo hosts visitors searching for exhilarating alpine and cross-country skiing while overlooking the Tularosa Basin. At Ski Apache, visitors are in for a treat with exciting warm weather powder skiing.


    Alamogordo’s downtown scene is all about entertainment. From the Flickinger Performing Arts Center to the Historic Sands Theater, there are plenty of shows, movies and concerts to attend here. You can also visit one of their bustling casinos. This is a city that likes to entertain.


    The Tularosa Basin region is known for its fantastic wines. While in Alamogordo you have the opportunity to visit a number of great local wineries, sample their creations and take a bottle or two back with you.

  • Alamogordo offers a variety of seasonally-complimentary experiences. Winters are mild and dry, as highs remain in the mid-50s.

  • Spring is nice, with April highs in the mid-70s. Spring marks the new wine season and the vines are in bloom.

  • Summers are pretty hot, with July highs averaging 93 degrees.

  • Fall is another ideal season to visit. October has highs in the mid-70s with lots of sunshine.