Tucked into the western slopes of the Sacramento Mountains, Alamogordo (pop 29,000) is a farm and ranch community with unique recreational opportunities right at its doorstep. Located just a few miles from White Sands National Monument and a gateway town to the fishing, hiking and skiing of the Sacramento Mountains, visitors to Alamogordo will find it a good base for explorations of the surrounding countryside.
Accommodations in Alamogordo are affordable and visitors will find the standard run of chain motels available here. Dining in Alamogordo includes several ethnic choices, steak houses with fast food franchises mixed in between.
Alamogordo is best accessed by car on US Highway 54 from El Paso, Texas to the south and Carizozo to the north or via Las Cruces from the south on US Highway 70. To learn more about Alamogordo, select a topic of interest from the left-hand navigation bar.