Travel Blogs from Carlsbad, United States

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Caverns in Carlsbad, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Caverns in Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by 41days

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Woke nice and early for a long day ahead. Packed up and made eggs for breakfast then hit the road for the caverns, they are only 7 mile in from our RV park. Topped on the way to see some native cave dwellings, very interesting. We got free entry to the ...

From 34 degrees yesterday back to 99 degrees today, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

From 34 degrees yesterday back to 99 degrees today

A travel blog entry by vanderkansie

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... theme.  To take it just that extra step, even the streetlights look like alien faces. Our stop for the night is at Carlsbad. Driving into town we were in time for a parade. It was the local high schools homecoming game, and for that they closed the ...

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

The caves

A travel blog entry by dodotheexplorer

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... drive was quite a short ride of 4 hours and we as well passed another time zone. At around 12pm we finally arrived than at the Carlsbad Cavern. It is an enormous cave system. We walked down there and it was huge and so amazing to see. The cave is as well ...

Day 2: Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 2: Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by njnichols

Nate and I entered the Caverns through the natural entrance, walking  one hour into the cavern. It is an incredible feeling as you go lower and lower into the cave, leaving the light behind. The path is paved and lighted, and it is hard to imagine ...

And we're off!, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

And we're off!

A travel blog entry by thomasroadtrip

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... That was a sight. This brings us to Wednesday morning. We left on time with a beautiful morning. We made great time to Carlsbad despite the rain storms we drove through most of the way. Unfortunately, that rain caused a road closure and thus no bat ...

All hail and no snow..., Carlsbad, United States travel blog

All hail and no snow...

A travel blog entry by misspayne

Well we finally at some fun weather and I missed it! Tennis ball size hail hit our hosts house while we were staying outside Carlsbad, it smashed windows, trailers, it made a lovely mess of one of our friends windscreen on their brand new truck. Our truck ...

Flower Fields, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Flower Fields

A travel blog entry by alicemsc77

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After breakfast, a visit to the flower ...

K1 Speed, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

K1 Speed

A travel blog entry by alicemsc77

Adrenaline ...

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

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by warnout

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... staff.  Caught the sunrise the next morning (first for us on this trip!)  We headed for Carlsbad Caverns around 9:00am.    Wow!  Carlsbad Caverns encompasses gigantic subterranean chambers, fantastic cave formations, and ...

Caving in Carlsbad, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Caving in Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by gaduzabe

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... and postcard. After two stores, we left empty handed (the stuff was below even our standards). We got gas and set out for Carlsbad which should be about a two hour drive. It was a very boring drive with nothing much to look at but sagebrush, and a ...

The Dark, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

The Dark

A travel blog entry by ferdygerven

l8ter on. Carlsbad Caverns National ...

Day 1, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by thegraduate

... road made us crazy with excitement!  The drive was full of good music, great conversations and lots of laughter! We pulled into Carlsbad, NM at 5:45pm, checked into the hotel (btw, it was definitely not the nicest place to stay, but it wasn't ...

Amazing Caves!, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Amazing Caves!

A travel blog entry by lord-beric

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Dave and I traveled 275 miles through beautiful countryside and arrived in Carlsbad, NM.  We were unprepared for the awesomeness of the Caverns and were in disbelief of the amazing vistas.  The best part was that you actually get to walk into ...

Carlsbad Caverns, Checked Off. Yes!, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns, Checked Off. Yes!

A travel blog entry by lilly_annew

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Dave and I have always talked about going to Carlsbad caverns so we decided that even though it added a lot of mileage to our trip, we had to do it. We were not disappointed. Dave wanted to do some of the adventure tours and you have to make ...

Above And Below, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Above And Below

A travel blog entry by kluehadventures

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... beauty. At the end of the loop we traveled back up 750 feet to the surface.  After the caverns, we headed towards the city of Carlsbad, and on to Brantley State Park to set up camp. Before we got to the park, we made a pit stop at Albertson’s ...

Carlsbad Cavern Adventure, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Cavern Adventure

A travel blog entry by kristensp489

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Wow. Dad - you were definitely right that we didn't want to miss this one. We were awestruck in the Caverns, and it was a nice little getaway from the HOT New Mexico sun. Not much else to say as we were speechless with the whole 2-mile walk 750 feet ...

New Mexico, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

New Mexico

A travel blog entry by leejes4

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Day 56 - Carlsbad, NM, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 56 - Carlsbad, NM

A travel blog entry by dadrukker

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We have been looking forward to today's adventure for a long time. We are going to Carlsbad Caverns. Based on our cave touring abilities, we opted for the tour of this limestone cave's Big Room. This is an 8-acre chamber with a 255 foot ceiling that can ...

On The Road Day 3, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

On The Road Day 3

A travel blog entry by bhalik1129

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... you were really exploring a cave.  I definitely recommend stopping there if you are ever out this way.  Then back to Carlsbad to find a place to stay.  Nice local motel.  Very reasonable rate.  I forgot to mention I didn't take ...

New State.. New Adventure..., Carlsbad, United States travel blog

New State.. New Adventure...

A travel blog entry by burrkc

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Now in New Mexico, going to stay here a few days, lot's to see around here. So far we're still in the flat lands so it's the same terrain as Texas.. Can see mountains in the distance, we'll visit them by truck tomorrow. There's some caves about 40 miles ...

The birds and bats, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

The birds and bats

A travel blog entry by cindy.thompson

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... up from the shop we were at and find out more about what happened in Roswell on the way to our stop for the night: Carlsbad Caverns. We finally arrive as its getting dark and drive straight to the cavern to see the famous bat flight that takes place every ...

On the Beach with a  tsunami warning, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

On the Beach with a tsunami warning

A travel blog entry by brownsonline

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We decided to do a last minute camping trip with my Uncle at Carlsbad State Beach. We took his view and man was he gracious to let us impose!  The boys loved playing in the dirt and sand. They had a blast running from the waves and of course getting ...

San Diego, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

San Diego

A travel blog entry by jtimothy

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An early start this morning as I headed down to renowned surf break Swami's to meet Chris for an early surf at 6.45am. It was really overcast with a lot of mist in the air but there were some nice little 2 footers rolling in. Swami's was pretty crowded ...

Spring Break in caves, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Spring Break in caves

A travel blog entry by agutta

... a one time visit. We stopped at a china buffet place to replenish all the lost calories.  Next day we stopped at Carlsbad caverns. All the challenging tours were booked. But we got to visit the whole cave which is ridiculously huge. Kids visited a ...

Legoland, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Legoland

A travel blog entry by csleater

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Monday - We spent the entire day at Legoland!  It was a great day - the weather was beautiful (the heat wave has ended.)  There were cities built out of Legos, the rides were fun.  The kids got a "driver's license" and then got to drive ...

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

Awesome!!!

A travel blog entry by lovestodrive70

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... a great little rest stop. We met a couple from TN there. It was the perfect backdrop for some photos. All I can say about Carlsbad Caverns is that you have to see it to believe it! Words cannot describe the awesomeness and I am not talking Valley Girl. ...

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

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by threepilgrims

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... glassy lake surface was a luxury to paddle on compared with the usually choppy, rougher surface of ocean paddles.  Our arrival at Carlsbad Caverns was too late.  The cave had already closed, so it was time to find another place to call home for ...

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

Amateur Spelunkers

A travel blog entry by rachelandtodd

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... we had to rely on the artificial lights that the Park Service has installed in various areas of the cave.  The caverns in Carlsbad aren’t the largest (those are in Borneo), or the longest (those are in Kentucky), but are widely thought to be ...

Getting Started, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Getting Started

A travel blog entry by kbandjb

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... was that we had been smelling supper for the last 100 miles and it was ready when we pulled in. A humorous sign outside one Carlsbad restaurant read: "Scavenger Hunt Today, Try to find a road with no construction". This seems be the norm everywhere we go, ...

Cave Philosopher, Carlsbad, NM, United States travel blog

Cave Philosopher

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

We did a special tour of the King’s Palace, which is a cavernous room in the greater Carlsbad system that most closely resembles the courts of monarchs past. The room served as its own sort of palatial receiving room in the early days of the Park ...

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