A visit to White Sands National Monument is like being in the middle of a waterless expanse of pristine white sands. Visit the museum and spend an afternoon hiking and even sledding down the sandy dunes.
A visit to McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch is much more than a photo-op with the World's Largest Pistachio Monument out front. Step inside the gift shop for delectable pistachio treats and wine tasting.
Featuring 12,000 pistachio trees, Eagle Ranch Pistachio Grove, is home to New Mexico's largest pistachio producing grove. Visit their gift shop to try a variety of pistachio recipes and enjoy samples of the seven varieties of wine from their vineyard.
For the space buffs and future astronauts in your family, a visit to the New Mexico Museum of Space History is a must-see destination. Your visit will feature out of this world exhibits, a space shuttle simulator, planetarium, and more.
The Shroud Exhibit and Museum is a historical museum focused on the history and facts surrounding the Shroud of Turin. The museum features a full scale replica of the shroud as well as detailed scans and 3D imagery.
Visitors to Oliver Lee Memorial State Park have been known to call it a hiker's paradise. This park features interactive hiking trails with breathtaking mountain views, plentiful camp sites, and botanical garden.
Established in 1976, the International Space Hall of Fame commemorates the brave pioneers who advanced man's knowledge of the universe and the ability to explore space. Don't miss the flight simulator or a simulated walk on Mars.
Enjoy a vintage train ride around the park at the Toy Train Depot on your next visit to Alamogordo. Learn about the history of trains in the Southwest through historic photographs and exhibits, and don't miss the model train displays.
The Flickinger Center for Performing Arts is located in an old movie theater that was donated to the city and renovated in 1988. Featuring a capacity of 500 seats, the venue is home to a wide variety of events, concerts and other entertainment.
Established in 1898, the Alameda park Zoo is known as the 'Oldest Zoo in the Southwest'. Because of its size, visitors can feel up close and personal with the 250 exotic and native animals on the 12-acre site.