Elephant Butte Vacations
Elephant Butte isn't the only spot in this intriguing region that is worth experiencing; DIY adventurers will be keen to be sure to set aside plenty of time to experience the magic of the surrounding scenery, cities and cultural attractions. Places in the vicinity of Elephant Butte are Kingston, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast, and White Sands, 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northwest.
Organize some transport and head to Las Cruces, a shopping and transport center for the region, some 65 miles (105 kilometers) away from Elephant Butte. The city offers a range of tourist attractions, such as Las Cruces Museum of Art, Mesilla Valley Mall and White Sands Missile Range. New Mexico State University and New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum are some other visitor attractions to see for those who have time left.
One of the nicest ways to explore the wild open spaces in Southwestern New Mexico is to join for a hiking or horse riding adventure.
The most convenient major airport, Grant County Airport, is situated in Silver City, 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the southwest of Elephant Butte, which is handy to remember when planning your trip.