It's hardly surprising the area around Alamos is so popular with travelers from all over the world; the surrounding region is home to a treasure-trove of interesting things to see and do. Rosario, is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west, and Navojoa is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east.
Each place has its own specific history and Sonora has plenty of its own stories to tell. The old towns here provide a fascinating window on the past. Head to Sonora's history museums. These are great destinations to spend time, particularly when the weather is less than perfect.
Mix a little learning with leisure on your vacation by spending time with a knowledgeable guide on one of the region's fascinating guided nature walks. If you're the type who prefers life's gentler pursuits while on vacation, why not try a spot of beach combing and picnicking.
Local food is an important part of any area and an excellent way to get a feel for an area. Mochomos (beef on tortillas) and gallina pinta (hock stew) are two popular choices that will imbue visitors' palates with the true flavours of Sonora.
When it is time to depart this unique place, say farewell the way locals do, with a heartfelt "Adiós."