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Visit the town of Cloudcroft, New Mexico, and spend your days literally cradled in the clouds. You can reach the heights of 9000 feet. Spend your days right under the clear New Mexico sky. Cloudcroft is one of the highest spots in the US, making the summers and winters mild. The Western Charm of Cloudcroft, hidden in the Lincoln National Forest and Sacramento mountains, will make for a memorable trip.
Things to do in Cloudcroft
In Cloudcroft, winter brings tourists budding to take on winter sports like skiing and iceskating. Ski Palace in Cloudcroft is useful for rentals and equipment. In summer, hiking is the name of the game. The Osha Trail is a two mile round trip, and therefore short but challenging. Bring a jacket even in summer, and spot elks and deer. The Cloud Climbing Trestle Train is under three miles round trip. Cloud Climbing is moderately difficult, and is the most popular hike in the area. See a historic wooden train along the way, that hasn’t been in use since the 40s. The Lodge is a golf course in Cloudcroft, with one of the highest altitudes in the nation. This 18 hole golf course has views you can only dream of. Burro Avenue also highlights the Western Charm of New Mexico, with Western bars.
Day trips from Cloudcroft
You might feel distanced from the rest of the world up in Cloudcroft, but the rest of New Mexico is at your fingertips. Roswell is a two hour drive away from Cloudcroft. Take a trip to the home of alien sightings — it’s out of this world. The Roswell UFO Museum is a fantastic stop in the city, where you can uncover its secrets. Roswell is a pilgrimage for visitors interested in the UFO sightings and alleged spaceship crashes from years ago. The White Sands National Monument is an hour and a half away from Cloudcroft. The White Sands dunes and gypsum crystals are incredible, another sight in magical New Mexico. Kids love to go downhill sledding on the pristine sand that doesn’t even get too hot. White Sands are historical, as they’re known for being where the first atomic bomb was tested many years ago.
Get a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend time at such a high altitude, and book your trip to Cloudcroft. Tripping can help you find your cabin in the clouds. Tripping has some options for you to choose from, so you can soak up the New Mexico rustic charm — as well as the sun and snow.
Transportation in Cloudcroft
Cloudcroft is accessible from Route 82. The expansive state of New Mexico, built on desert and mountains, makes having a car almost necessary. Rent one for your stay if you plan on doing day trips. Cloudcroft has essentially no public transportation due to its remote location. However, you can always take a horse-drawn carriage that the town offers — quite an experience. The town itself is very pedestrian friendly.
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