Alamos, Mexico is a living museum with 360 days of sunshine nestled in the Sierra Madre foothills of Sonora. Alamos offers the charm of a Colonial Pueblo with a rich history, a lower cost of living and an established English speaking community. Dreaming of a retirement or a second home to escape those harsh winters? Alamos, Mexico can make those dreams a reality. President Zedillo declared 188 structures in the Colonial City of Alamos as National Historic Monuments on November 23, 2000. The city is in position for being considered a United Nations World Heritage Site of which there are fourteen sites in Mexico. Alamos has been named one of a limited number of ‘Pueblos Magicos’ in Mexico, a special designation that has brought funds for undergrounding the electric wires. Attractions Mansions built in the late 1700s, abandoned and then restored after WWII can be toured for a fee that helps Amigos de Educación fund further education for deserving students. Museo Costumbrista de Sonora is one of the best museums in Northern Sonora. The Surrounding Area includes the estuaries alive with bird life, Mayo villages, a mining town, rivers where you can take float trips and trails for horseback riding.