Satellite Inn

Address: 2224 N. White Sands Blvd. , Alamogordo, New Mexico, 88310 , United States | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 2224 N. White Sands Blvd. , Alamogordo, is near New Mexico Museum of Space History, Lincoln National Forest, and Alameda Park Zoo.
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    Travel Blogs from Alamogordo

    One Climb after Another...

    A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo on May 18, 2015

    1 comment, 1 photo

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    Today, as I mentioned above, we took the hike up the rigorous Dog Canyon Trail. It's the steepest climb we've hiked in our memory, we climbed about six hundred feet up, but with the use of the "sticks" made it up over a mile and back about the same distance. The flowers were really unbelievable. We saw some cactus varieties that are new to us blooming well. The photos turned out well and as usual can be found at Flickr... In case ...

    White Sands

    A travel blog entry by cth-road on Feb 08, 2015

    2 comments, 43 photos

    ... also evaporated. Big gypsum crystals of 1 m length were left behind. In the last 1 million years those crystal have decomposed to fine sand. White Sands is the largest gypsum dune field in the world. Gypsum is rarely found in the form of sand because it is water-soluble. Normally, rain would dissolve the gypsum and carry it to the sea. But in New Mexico things are different and Roswell is not far away...
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    Sandy Nuts

    A travel blog entry by edellis903 on Feb 05, 2014

    11 photos

    ... and replenish themselves, and the beauty of the dunes. Really interesting visit. We were told it was cool to buy a snow saucer and slide down the dunes, but it was about 44 degrees and the saucer was $16.99, so we passed. Back to hotel to pick up our prescription drugs we had ordered at Wal Mart Pharmacy. Oh, the joys of being a senior! Dinner at good Mexican, El Sombrero in Las Cruces.
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    The White Sands National Monument

    A travel blog entry by missc2003 on Aug 03, 2013

    21 photos

    Matt and I got up around three in the morning, and began driving to the White Sands National Monument. We got to the park around four AM. The guard let us in a little earlier, and we got to see the sunrise over the sand dunes. We got some great pictures and time together! ...

    Unplugged

    A travel blog entry by mother.ship on May 18, 2012

    7 comments, 5 photos

    ... the trucks and wheels off his skateboard and drop in on one of the steep dunes but time and daylight did not allow.
    The ranger lady told us that Oliver Lee State Park was the place to camp for the night so we drove another 23 miles and pulled in well after dark, hungry,tried...dare I say ...grumpy? Thankfully the microwave cooking plan worked out and we quickly ate and set up the van for camping ...