Destination guide

Delight in the desert landscape of Alamosa

The area's entertainment and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Alamosa. This scenic city is known for its university setting, parks and mountain views. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Alamosa

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Alamosa has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Colorado Gators Reptile Park (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Monte Vista Golf Club (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Alamosa

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alamosa is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Center Park (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • San Luis Lake State Park (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Zapata Falls (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • High Dune (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alamosa

Fly into Alamosa, CO (ALS-San Luis Valley Regional), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city center.