Travel Blogs from Carlsbad, United States

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Calrsbad, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Calrsbad

A travel blog entry by sepp

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In Santa Barbara war ich mal wieder aufer Suche nach nem Zeltplatz, als ich hinter all den Villen ein nettes Plaetzchen fand um mein Zelt aufzustellen. Gesagt getan, man fragt, betreibt ein bisschen Small talk, und steht schon im eigenen Schlafzimmer mit ...

Heaven and Earth in New Mexico, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Heaven and Earth in New Mexico

A travel blog entry by cshilakes

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... For those of you who did not know, the Gadsden Purchase gave the southernmost 30 miles of New Mexico and Arizona to the United States in 1859, allowing a southern railway route to be established. We stayed at the Happy Trails B&B (Kirsten's ...

Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by rvmillers2014

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... are.  My pictures are not that great and don’t show the true size but I’ve attached a few.  I also attached a picture of a mural on the side of a building in Carlsbad.  There are many murals on buildings in this region. ...

Hunting horcruxes, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Hunting horcruxes

A travel blog entry by natalie.j95

Dear family members who remember how terrified I was if Wookey Hole as a child: prepare to be shocked. I went 750ft underground in Carlsbad Caverns... and enjoyed it!! The cavern was so spacious and well-lit that I hardly thought about the fact that I was ...

Driving down to San Diego, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Driving down to San Diego

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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From our travels Cambodia and America are the only two countries that have something in common. Power cuts. Yes we woke today to a powercut and apparently these happen all the time in California just like Phomn Penn!! and here we were thinking we were ...

Desert drive thru Roswell, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Desert drive thru Roswell

A travel blog entry by danny_bettyjean

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Meeting an 8 am departure of the Cog Wheel Train that climbs to the summit of Pikes Peak meant another early morning. We made it to the station with about 15 minutes to spare. The ride up was steep (25% grade) but spectacular. Walking around on the ...

Carlsbad caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad caverns

A travel blog entry by dldemented

... store and bought boots and a more serious sleeping bag.. Then I had a really wonderful ride up state route 54 from Van Horn to Carlsbad.. There was a sign when I left I 10 that the next gas station was 62 miles... I drove 52 miles before I saw a car ...

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, ...

South New Mexico, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

South New Mexico

A travel blog entry by rhinosride

Carlsbad ...

Day 5: Sat, July 14, 1962: Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 5: Sat, July 14, 1962: Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by mikifluker

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... and the incredible canopy of stars at night! What a grand day we had today! Thanks, Momma! Interesting daily links: Carlsbad Caverns: http://www.nps.gov/cave/index.htm Bottomless Lakes: http://www.newmexico.org/explore/state_parks/bottomless.php ...

If Only We Had These Views., Carlsbad, United States travel blog

If Only We Had These Views.

A travel blog entry by dmoar

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... and some of the homes were very beautiful. There were also magnificent homes built further back on high cliffs. Just out of Carlsbad we drove through Camp Pendleton, a Marine Corp base. It was massive with about 100 000 marines being stationed there at ...

Shoving off..., Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Shoving off...

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Hi everyone. We are leaving for our adventure in just a few days (red-eye Monday night).  Feel free to "sign up" for our blog and you will get an e-mail every time I post new info or pics, OR you can check things out at your own leisure. We are ...

Chillin' with the bats, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Chillin' with the bats

A travel blog entry by sophiegrimm

... by the fact that these people were indeed volunteering and NOT getting paid for such a tedious task. I would recommend seeing the Carlsbad Caverns at least once in your life, they are truly spectacular and really indescribable, something that seems not of ...

Amazing Arizona, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Amazing Arizona

A travel blog entry by barryandgayle

What a fun, busy month since I last wrote. We had 2 wonderful times with Arizona "guests" (Vaughan's & Trushinskis and my brother John & JoAnn) and continued to have perfect (sunny & warm) weather. Sedona was an awesome area. We did a train ride into ...

Drive to Carlsbad, NM, Carlsbad,  United States travel blog

Drive to Carlsbad, NM

A travel blog entry by matthew.stinson

... morning we woke up and I made it to breakfast. We packed the car quickly and left the hotel by 9:30. We arrived in Carlsbad National Park at 3:00. We walked down the natural entrance to the cave that is 750 feet underground. We walked around the loop and ...

Now in New Mexico, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Now in New Mexico

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... train he saw all day that was moving appeared in the distance just as the road swung away from the track. Driving from Pecos to Carlsbad we could almost imagine we were back in the UAE - miles and miles of straight road, with desert and scrub on each ...

Days Seventy-Eight through Eighty-Three, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Days Seventy-Eight through Eighty-Three

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... to Carlsbad (about an hour north of San Diego) on Saturday, so I could attempt my first marathon on Sunday morning. The Carlsbad Marathon was a beautiful, mostly level tour of the Southern California coast. As for my performance, I will only say that I ...

Days One Sixty and One Sixty-One, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Days One Sixty and One Sixty-One

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

It must have been the Chinese take-out. We moved to Carlsbad State Park on a bluff overlooking the Pacific yesterday to save a few bucks (not many though, inland campsites are $25.00 per night - got to help Arnold balance the budget) and shortly after a ...

Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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After leaving a freezing cold Alpine, we drove across the border into New Mexico and to Carlsbad Caverns through more spectacular countryside (ignoring the nodding donkeys pumping oil out of the fields). The caverns are a series of caves (obviously) ...

The Chihauhaun Desert, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

The Chihauhaun Desert

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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On Sunday night we didn't get any sleep, the gale force winds were gusting up to 65mph.  The slides on the trailer have awnings on them and it felt like they were acting as sails - we were waiting to take off at any moment!  ...

Days One Fifty-Eight and One Fifty-Nine, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Days One Fifty-Eight and One Fifty-Nine

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

... -out next door but if you are looking for a picturesque seaside vacation local with lots of good restaurant choices, Carlsbad is the place. I'm basing my assessment solely on the observation that the restaurants were always packed and the aromas wafting ...

Underground and Alien Exploration, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Underground and Alien Exploration

A travel blog entry by flying_shoe

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... and Ray Davis popularized Carlsbad Caverns through black and white photographs of the magnificent underground formations. In 1923, Carlsbad Cavern was declared a national monument and in 1930 was expanded to form Carlsbad Caverns National Park. After ...

Off-roading in the BAT, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Off-roading in the BAT

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... we left the campsite this morning but about 5 miles up the road it was perfectly clear.  We were headed for Carlsbad Caverns National Park.  The road climbed up through Walnut Canyon and when we eventually reached the car park you ...

Day Thirty-Three, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day Thirty-Three

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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... cans across the parking plot. Instead, we continued north to stop for the night at a cheesy campground at the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. I'm too embarrassed to tell how much we paid for a small square of gravel and a shower too ...

Apologies, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Apologies

A travel blog entry by flying_shoe

... . until now. I have added pictures from Mobile, New Orleans, and, of course, the new entries for Houston, San Antonio, and Carlsbad. Please return to these entries and check out the photos that may have been missed. On a side note, I would also like ...

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 ...

Now we're in Mountain Time, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Now we're in Mountain Time

A travel blog entry by lgthib

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Started out early traveling from the San Antonio area to Carlsbad NM. Northwest Texas is pretty dry and sparsely populated. I knew when the speed limit went to 80 mph, we were in for miles and miles of emptiness. It was interesting when we came upon large ...

Phoenix to Carlsbad, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Phoenix to Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by zoeh

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... fabulous instincts and eventually ended up where we needed to be.  We then drove on an extremely long, flat road to Carlsbad.  There was a random border patrol stop along the way, but they didn't give us any trouble.  Apparently being ...

Legoland, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Legoland

A travel blog entry by woolfiestrip

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... a flashing phone in our room, thanks Glenn for the call and message, pity that we missed you though. Yesterday we travelled down to Carlsbad to Legoland. This was something we had planned to do and for Josh it was a must. Interesting place with a huge ...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

A travel blog entry by johnrandall

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... I need to actually take a photography class because almost all my cavern pictures came out rotten!  I'm so torked because Carlsbad Caverns is Awesome!  I've been to many other caves in California, Oregon, and Arizona, but Carlsbad beats them ...

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