Home to more than 30,000 people, Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County. The city wants you to enjoy the best of what it has to offer when you visit it with a charter bus in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
A charter bus in Alamogordo, New Mexico can help you go to these places:
Catch the Alamogordo Music Theatre as they put out two musical productions every year. They perform at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, a performing arts center that accommodates close to 600 people in the audience who come to see a variety of productions such as concerts, musicals, plays, beauty pageants, and dance performances. You can also watch the New Mexico State University at Alamogordo Theatre on the Hill perform at the Rohovec Fine Arts Center. Also go to the Cloudcroft Theater and enjoy their productions.
The city also hosts several annual events that could make your stay even more fun. The Earth Day Fair is held in April, while the Otero County Fair happens in August. You can also catch the Cottonwood Arts and Crafts Festival that happens on Labor Day Weekend then buy from vendors who make their own merchandise, enjoy the music, and savor the food. And if you are in the city in September, check out the White Sands Balloon Invitational and Oktoberfest.
Then check out the museums in the city. There is the American Armed Forces Museum where you can find artifacts and memorabilia that are related to the military. The Shroud Exhibit and Museum gives you a chance to see a photographic transparency of the religious icon and also get your hands on a VP8 Image Analyzer. Further, go to the New Mexico Museum of Space History, where you can check out the displays and artifacts that focus on space flight and the country's space age. You can find a planetarium as well as the International Space Hall of Fame here. The Toy Train Depot and Museum is more than a century old and has interesting exhibits.
Play at the Desert Lakes Golf Course, which has 18 holes of golfing fun and a par of 72, a slope rating of 124, and a rating of 71.0. Opened in the 1950s, the course was designed by Williams, Gill and Associates. Then watch the Alamogordo Desert Dawgs play at the Tiger Stadium, or perhaps join the Lady of the Mountain Run at the Griggs Sportsplex.
Alamogordo has close to ten sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There’s the White Sands National Monument, which is the biggest gypsum dune field in the entire world. Meanwhile, the Jackson House was built in 1902 and features a Queen Anne architecture designed by AP Jackson. Other sites on the register are the Administration Building, the Alamogordo Woman's Club, the Auditorium and Recreation Building, the Central Receiving Building, the Infirmary Building, and the US Post Office in Alamogordo.
Aside from these nationally registered sites, you should also visit the Alamogordo Museum of History where you can see historical photographs, relics, artifacts, and documents from all over Otero County.
The city has a number of small parks to complement its major parks. What that means is that you do not have to go far if you want to enjoy the outdoors. Some of the parks that you should not miss include Founders Park, which pays tribute to the men and women who have contributed to making the city great. It has bronze busts of the city's founders and bas relief and a mural that teaches you about the city's history.
Oliver Lee State Park has close to four dozen campsites, as well as wildlife viewing and hiking facilities, and other amenities. Hike and get to Three Rivers Petroglyph, where you can see the Native American petroglyphs that Alamogordo is very well-known for. The Tularosa Basin Historical Society Museum can help you learn more about the history of the state through special items like the old 47 star American flag. Then you have the Valley of the Fires State Park, Garden Center of Alamogordo, and Kids Kingdom, to name a few.
The city is home to the oldest zoo in the Southwestern United States. It has 13 acres of space that provides a home to more than 260 animals from close to 100 species. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums member welcomes 60,000 visitors every year.
Do not forget to visit the Sunspot National Solar Observatory.
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