Travel Blogs from Carlsbad Caverns, United States

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Down to the Bowels of Hell!, Carlsbad Caverns, United States travel blog

Down to the Bowels of Hell!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... zone. Inching closer (on the map) to home.   I arrive at the KOA that is situated about 15 miles north of Carlsbad. The caverns are situated 20 miles south. This KOA is only 6 years old. Everything is shiny and new. A major change from the ...

Spelunking, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Spelunking

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I woke up at 8AM and visited Carlsbad Caverns National Park.  On the drive in I saw a giant tarantula crossing the road.  When I arrived at the park I hiked a mile down into the cave to a depth of 750 feet below the surface.  It was great ...

The Neatest Cave in The World, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

The Neatest Cave in The World

A travel blog entry by jacobsims

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We went to Carlsbad Caverns.  It is a National Park in New Mexico.  We went down below ground.  It is 59 degrees all year round in the cave.  I was ahead of Mamaw and Papaw all the whole time.  I earned a Junior Ranger ...

C A R L S B A D - C A V E R N S, -NEW-MEXICO, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

C A R L S B A D - C A V E R N S, -NEW-MEXICO

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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Finally Leaving Texas, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Finally Leaving Texas

A travel blog entry by troycar4444

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... ever had which we eat hastily in the dark. The following morning we make a short drive up to New Mexico to visit Carlsbad Caverns.  While the previous day we had been ascending up the Guadalupe Mountains, today we will be making our way down into ...

Day 8 & 9: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad Caverns, United States travel blog

Day 8 & 9: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

A travel blog entry by sschwaiger

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... going to start this entry backwards because after two days of intermittent showers my brain has gone soggy. We set off for the Carlsbad Caverns from our campground after Matt got the lowdown from a fellow camper or two at breakfast - all guided tours ...

Carlsbad Caverns Day 12, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns Day 12

A travel blog entry by scurrington

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... the day ahead. Sodden tents taken down and everything packed with stopped at Mac Ds for quick breakfast before 5 hour journey began to Carlsbad Caverns. Quick stop at gas station for supplies, I end up spending $8 on crap again. Weight ever gaining. We ...

A little town of weirdness...., Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

A little town of weirdness....

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... some strange music.... as if he was summing the aliens to life..... all a bit strange if you ask me!! On then to Carlsbad Caverns.... this was "awesome".... you went into caves deep in the ground I guess.... you just kept walking and walking further into ...

Albuquerque, El Paso, Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Albuquerque, El Paso, Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... .  Not a lot going on in this section of west Texas. Day 340 - (4/5) Today we take a 2 1/2 hour drive to the Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, NM.  It was an amazing place, well worth the drive.  Along the way to Carlsbad, we pass the ...

Here Kitty Kitty, Guadalupe National Park and Carlsbad Caverns, United States travel blog

Here Kitty Kitty

A travel blog entry by zoestephen

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... . It was a glorious hike (see photos) with temps in the 40's and very little wind which is unusual. Afterwards, we headed to Carlsbad Caverns which for some reason we had set fairly low expectations. I think we both believed once you have seen a cave, ...

Wacky Khaki Mammalia, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Wacky Khaki Mammalia

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... We say goodbye to Borealis, thanking her for taking time out to hang with us, and immediately drive all day into New Mexico, to Carlsbad Caverns.  That was a hasty transition; oh, I should note that on this drive, Hum-Yai takes a piss out of the ...

Down Underground..., Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Down Underground...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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Since it was "my day" today, Lynnie drove us down to Carlsbad Cavern National Park.  By using the mighty Geezer Pass, we entered at no cost.  After conferring with a ranger in the Information Center, we decided to take the original entrance ...

The underworld..., Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

The underworld...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... Post. Sounds much more interesting then it actually was, which was a closed gift shop. Convinient thought to our next destination, Carlsbad Caverns.  We woke up, put on our head lights and light jackets for our climb into the caves. Actually, we ...

The subterranean majesty of Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

The subterranean majesty of Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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There's no easy way to get to the Carlsbad Caverns -- it's a pretty remote destination, in the Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico just north of Texas, and you'll likely be driving most of a day to get there.  The scenery on your ...

Spelunking, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Spelunking

A travel blog entry by ketasissi

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... wir uns, dort einen Stop einzulegen und in die Höhlen zu gehen. Hier, am nördlichen Rand der Chihuahua -Wüste sind die Carlsbad Caverns ( nach der Stadt Karlsbad benannt ) sind riesig, eine Halle nach der anderen in denen sich in den letzten 500 000 ...

28 ) Carlsbad Caverns, Nouveau Mexique, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

28 ) Carlsbad Caverns, Nouveau Mexique

A travel blog entry by bigdan1

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... ,   Il est 13h00 (mountain time )  (2 heures de moins que chez nous )  Nous avons dormi au Walmart de Carlsbad, il a fait seulement 6 deg C cette nuit, je pensais à nos amis du Québec ! Cela fait exactement un mois aujourd'hui que ...

Guadalupe Mts NP/ Carlsbad Caverns NP/ Carlsbad, Guadalupe Mts NP, Carlsbad Caverns, and Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Guadalupe Mts NP/ Carlsbad Caverns NP/ Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill

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... , picnic areas and another Visitor Center.  Drove about 35 miles before we entered the state of New Mexico and headed to Carlsbad Caverns about another 25 miles down the road.     We were going by Carlsbad Caverns (now both George and ...

A WALK IN THE CAVE, Carlsbad Caverns NM, United States travel blog

A WALK IN THE CAVE

A travel blog entry by annettekulle

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In our years of camping, we have visited Mammoth Cave, Merrimac Caverns, Jewel and Wind Caves, and some whose names I don't remember. But, Carlsbad tops them all. This morning we took a self-guided tour into the Big Room section of the cave. Took about 2 ...

400,000 BATS, Carlsbad Caverns NM, United States travel blog

400,000 BATS

A travel blog entry by annettekulle

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... into the Mountain Time Zone. Arrived at White's City, NM, just outside the entrance to Carslbad Caverns National Park. The reason I listed Carlsbad Caverns instead of White's City as where we are, is because White's City is a gas station, a motel, an Inn ...

A Day In The Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

A Day In The Caverns

A travel blog entry by bushaw

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We spent 6 1/2 hours in Carlsbad Caverns today, exploring all the areas open to the general public (about 3 1/2 to 4 miles of trails). The first was a self-guided walk through the natural entrance that descends 750 feet over a mile or so to the ...

Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by hannahthorne

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Day 12 - Driving from Fort Worth to Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Day 12 - Driving from Fort Worth to Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by springramble

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... and gained another hour.  We decided to stop and eat in Carlsbad, then drove to White City, which is just outside Carlsbad Cavern National Park.  We pulled in around 7:30 and settled in for the night.  White City is literally in the ...

Some of the Caverns were familiar, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Some of the Caverns were familiar

A travel blog entry by wmaxtman

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... for the next couple days so will stick with that idea.    We looked through the interpretive exhibits at the Carlsbad Caverns and watched a Discovery Channel video about a few caves in the US. There was also new information about a very large ...

UFO and alien abducation, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

UFO and alien abducation

A travel blog entry by guernsey-girl

... arguments for alien life form and government cover ups. Lunch was next on the agenda before hitting the road again headed for Carlsbad Caverns. The temperature is getting noticeably hotter as we reach the south and we are getting a good idea of how hot ...

A real Ahhh!!!! Day, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

A real Ahhh!!!! Day

A travel blog entry by burrkc

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Well... went to Carlsbad Cavens National Park... Wasn't to sure on going down, but once you get into the elevator and discent 800 ft below ground you change your mind and check your shorts real fast. We had a once in a life time adventure.. Pic to ...

Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by nayab

I loved these caves. They are so far down into the was earth and so big. I never have been into a cave like that before so to me it was really interesting. Unfortunately I was unable to take any good pictures due to the lighting. But I'm glad that we ...

Day 17, Carlsbad Caverns, United States travel blog

Day 17

A travel blog entry by sassypants

Day 17 Had to sit in the front on van today with Art, which means you have to stay awake the whole time grrrrrr. Not too bad as had a lot of stops that day. Went to sand dunes which was so much fun. Just all you could see is sand and hills of sand. ...

GT pt5: Balmorhea Springs and Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

GT pt5: Balmorhea Springs and Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by swiftys

... promise of something a little more involved than feeding fish, we move on to the Western hemisphere's largest natural underground structure, Carlsbad Caverns (no idea what they define as 'Western' hemisphere, but it was huuuuuge!).  It is home to some ...

alone in the Cave (thank threat of govt shutdown), Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

alone in the Cave (thank threat of govt shutdown)

A travel blog entry by techhobo

... so that is the only reason I continue using this. All my pictures will be through a link to Picasa like below (the authenticated links are the only way to my pictures on Picasa.. you can not just go to Picasa to see them):  Carlsbad Caverns NP - ...

Caving in Carlsbad, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Caving in Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by dusty-hikers

... emptying the fire ants out of our bags and shaking the tents well before packing them, we piled into the van and drove to Carlsbad Caverns. I slept for most of the 6 hour trip due to only getting 2 hours sleep last night! The Caverns are truly ...

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