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Fun things to do in Alamogordo

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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: National Parks; Geologic Formations; Monuments/ Statues
Visitors to this endless waterless sea can enjoy driving, hiking, visiting a museum and sledding down the huge dunes.
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Farms
Owner description: Pistachio Tree Ranch is owned and operated by the McGinn Family and is home to 12,300 trees and 6,000 wine producing... more » Owner description: Pistachio Tree Ranch is owned and operated by the McGinn Family and is home to 12,300 trees and 6,000 wine producing grapevines. The original trees were planted in 1980 and the first nuts were harvested in 1984. Today, Pistachio Tree Ranch is a fully integrated farm where the McGinn Family grows pistachios, makes pistachio candy and packages pistachio products sold on their farm and around the United States. Arena Blanca Winery features the McGinn Family's wines produced on the farm from grapes grown in their vineyard. The World's Largest Pistachio monument was finished in 2008 and was built as a tribute to Tom McGinn, whose vision was to grow pistachios in the New Mexico desert. It stands 30 feet tall and has been featured in New Mexico Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and Parade Magazine. It was filmed in 2010 in the movie, "This Must Be The Place," and on the History Channel's "Only in America" with Larry the Cable Guy in December 2012. Named a New Mexico Treasure by the NM Cabinet Secretary of Tourism, June 2014, on New Mexico Television episode 3. Visit the farm and winery year around, open daily. Motorized Farm Tours Daily. Call ahead for groups larger than 6 people. Weather permitting. « less
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Farms
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Ranked #4 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: State Parks
Oliver Lee State Park includes historical exhibits and some of southern New Mexico's finest views.
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Science Museums; Museums; Theaters; Educational Sites
Owner description: This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and... more » Owner description: This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and the International Space Hall of Fame. « less
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Ranked #6 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Science Museums
Owner description: Take a simulated walk on Mars and see space exhibits that span exploration from the earliest rocketry experiments to... more » Owner description: Take a simulated walk on Mars and see space exhibits that span exploration from the earliest rocketry experiments to futuristic Space Station 2001. « less
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Ranked #7 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #8 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #9 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Zoos
Alameda Park Zoo is the oldest Zoo in the Southwest.
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Ranked #10 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #11 of 11 attractions in Alamogordo
Category: Shops
Owner description: Bowlin's Running Indian Store is located on US 70 4 miles north of Alamogordo, New Mexico. At the Running Indian Store, you... more » Owner description: Bowlin's Running Indian Store is located on US 70 4 miles north of Alamogordo, New Mexico. At the Running Indian Store, you can browse through the tremendous selection of merchandise offered at all our Bowlin store locations, including fireworks and rugs. « less
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