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Landmarks & Monuments
Slide, roll and slither through brilliant, towering sand hills...
Neighbourhoods & Villages
The painters, writers and craftspeople who live in the tiny enclave of La Luz , 4 miles north of Alamogordo, share a passion for creating artwork and living off the land; a wild outpost, it’s well worth a browse...
Museums & Galleries
Looming over the northeast corner of town and nicknamed 'the golden cube,' this four-story museum is surrounded by historic missiles, and holds excellent exhibits on space exploration...
Railroad buffs and kids flock to this 1898 railway depot, for five rooms of train memorabilia and toy trains, and a 2.5-mile narrow-gauge minitrain you can ride through Alameda Park.
Thoroughly local little museum, focusing on the Mescalero Indians and the mining, railroad and logging industries...
Nature & Wildlife
Said to be the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi, established in 1898, this small but well-run place features exotics from around the world...
Fourteen miles north of Alamogordo is the attractive village of Tularosa . It’s dominated by the 1869 St Francis de Paula Church, built in a simple New Mexican style...
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