Alamogordo, New Mexico, located in the south central part of the great state of New Mexico, is a well-kept secret of vacationing magic. Located just 2 hours from El Paso, TX, and 3 hours from Albuquerque, NM, Alamogordo is a great place for snow birds looking to escape the cold, bitter northern winters. Just an hour away from the resort town of Ruidoso, NM, which offers winter sports activity, casinos and horse racing, Alamogordo has become the place of choice for a good time.
Home to the White Sands National Monument and the NM Museum of Space History, Alamogordo offers something for everyone in the family. The Trinity Nuclear Site, where they tested the first atomic bomb, is a little over an hour away and tours are scheduled periodically by the local Chamber of Commerce. If you are thinking of a trip out west, be sure to make Alamogordo, NM, one of your stops, you won't be disappointed.