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Alto Vacation Rentals

Alto Travel Guide

Just five miles from the village of Ruidoso is the welcoming community of Alto in New Mexico. It lies in the Lincoln National Forest and there are tons of fun things to do, including mountain trails, golf courses and sports facilities. In addition, Alto is popular in the winter, with snow activities for all the family. When it comes to eating, Alto does not disappoint. There is everything from southwestern food and Mexican cuisine to relaxed and casual diners and delis.

Things to Do in Alto

The Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club is one of the most popular spots in Alto and there are two golf courses where you can practice your swing and enjoy a round of golf. There is also swimming and tennis facilities where you can unwind with family and friends. The Flying J Ranch is a popular place for visitors and you can find western entertainment for all of the family, from pony rides to shops and live music.

Best Time to Visit Alto

For outdoor recreation, head to Alto in the summer. For snow and tubing, the best time to visit Alto is during the winter, beginning in November.

Price and Availability in Alto

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Alto is in September, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Alto is in the high season in July. Alto has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Alto tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Alto tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Alto

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alto. The warmest months in Alto are June and July, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 7 ˚F. The wettest month in Alto is September with 3.23 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 0.24 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Alto

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. AllTheRooms has 808 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Alto, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Alto can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $49 per night. On average, a place to stay in Alto will cost you $260 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 281 accommodations in Alto that have WiFi. We have 4 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 9 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Alto, you'll want to pick from 245 places to stay that provide parking. 21 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 82 pet-friendly places to stay in Alto, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Alto, including 177 places to stay from Airbnb, 88 accommodations from VRBO and 37 places to stay from Homeaway

335 of our places to stay in Alto have been rated by previous guests. They rated 49% as excellent or good. 329 accommodations allow instant booking.