4 Reasons to Visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park

If you live in New Mexico—even temporarily— you need to take time to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Carlsbad Caverns was discovered in the late 1890s while searching for caves for bat guano. Because of the large room in the cave, it slowly became a tourist attraction. By 1925, Carlsbad Caverns became a National Monument […]

The Best Things to Do in Alamogordo in the Summer

New Mexico enjoys warm summers with mild humidity, but the possibilities of afternoon monsoons will keep you on your toes. There are so many outdoor activities to keep you busy in the Land of Enchantment and Alamogordo is no different. Check out our top 5 things to do in the summer. Enjoy a Concert Under […]

The Best Fireworks in New Mexico

Thinking of Independence Day brings memories of fireworks. But often, when service members and families find themselves in a new place, they aren’t sure where to go, or what to do. But if you want to experience the biggest and longest fireworks display in New Mexico, then we’ve got you covered. Time to check out […]

Catch a Summer Concert in Alamogordo

One of the best summer activities in Alamogordo, New Mexico is the Tailgate Summer Concert Series hosted by the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts. The series takes place in the upper parking lot of the New Mexico Museum of Space History. The museum is on the far edge of town and there is really no […]

9 of the Best Hikes Near Alamogordo

With White Sands National Monument and the Lincoln National Forest close to Alamogordo, the hiking isn’t lacking. And while it may not be your typical hiking scenery, the desert landscape can make the adventure more fun. But if you are looking for big trees and beautiful forest you can find that not too far from […]

4 Reasons a Spring TDY to Holloman is Great

Spring in the desert is wonderful. And that makes the best time to visit Alamogordo, NM from March 26 to May 27th. Spring in Alamogordo is a great time to see and do things in the Alamogordo area. Here’s a list of the top things to do to enjoy Alamogordo in the Spring. Get Outdoors […]

5 Great Road Trips from Holloman AFB

Holloman AFB is located near Alamogordo, NM a small town that largely survives due to the military community and those who find employment on base. We’ve also got a great crash pad there for those on TDY! And while it is a small town with not a lot to do. There are plenty of road […]


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