Spaceport AmericaSpaceport America, located about an hour from Las Cruces, defines the new age in space travel. Designed to house and launch aerospace craft for commercial space travel, Spaceport America is a much talked about innovation in New Mexico. In addition to serving as a launch pad for commercial and private companies, Spaceport America offers hard hat tours to the public.
Official Spaceport America Hotel -Hotel Encanto is honored to be selected as the official preferred hotel and resort in Dona Ana county by Virgin Galactic to host the astronauts and their guests at Spaceport America. Extensive remodeling is planned to upgrade Hotel Encanto guest rooms and experience to provide a first-class experience for the VIP Virgin Galactic guests as well as everyone visiting Las Cruces. Hotel Encanto will also offer Spaceport Tour packages in the future so everyone can experience the excitement around the first commercial space tourism flights in the world. Learn More
Spaceport America Tours -Step inside the world of Spaceport America on a hardhat tour of the facility and surrounding communities. The extensive Spaceport America tour lasts 3 - 4 hours and includes fascinating stories about the history of New Mexico and its famous characters, as well as an in-depth introduction to the spaceport. Spaceport America tours are offered by Follow the Sun Tours on weekends- see details ftstours.com
Hotels Near Spaceport America-Spend a day exploring the concept of space travel at the Spaceport America facility. Located less than an hour from Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, a visit to Spaceport America is a fun thing to do for anyone interested in learning about commercial space travel. Later, recap the day's events over dinner at Gardunos or drinks at Azul, the upscale bar and lounge at
Hotel Encanto. Stay tuned as we will soon be announcing exclusive hotel packages to explore Space in Southern New Mexico including White Sands, the Space Museum in Almogordo and tours of Spaceport America available for everyone.