Best tour operators
Alpventures The company’s expert-led UFO tours include a 10-day, allinclusive trip around New Mexico taking in Los Alamos, Roswell, White Sands and the new Spaceport America (from $2465 including US domestic flights and tours; topsecrettours.com). Seven Directions This Santa Fe-based company offers custom tours of New Mexico and the Southwest, amongst them a Skies of the Southwest tour of observatories (from $1230 including accommodation; sevendirections.net).
EERIE SPACE: The desert near Roswell.
Picture: Justin Foulkes