Travel Blogs from Carlsbad, United States

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

Carlsbad Cavern National Park

A travel blog entry by wendyskelton

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... with the white nose disease as of yet. They are concerned about it being that bats from other areas seem to be relocating to Carlsbad.  Sorry, no pictures of the bats leaving the cave. The rules are that you are not allowed to use a camera or any ...

Hup Holland Hup!, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Hup Holland Hup!

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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After the American patriotism on the 4th of July I thought it was only fair I showed my own country some love the next day, by watching the World Cup soccer game between Costa Rica and the Netherlands on Saturday afternoon. Angie, her roommate Jason and ...

A day to relax, Carlsbad, USA travel blog

A day to relax

A travel blog entry by jkchsk

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Heute gab es einen relaxten Tag. Da ich sehr früh nicht mehr schlafen konnte, suchte ich um kurz nach 07.00 Uhr die lokale Laundry auf, um meine Wäsche zu waschen. Mein Spaziergang dauerte 20', das Waschen, Trocknen und Zusammenlegen ca. 1.5h ...

Aliens and Campfires, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Aliens and Campfires

A travel blog entry by kirstyp83

... to read everything but not many exhibits to see to break it up. Stopped at a store for booze on the way out then head to Carlsbad KOA cabins. At first we were excited about the cabins, they were pretty cool if not a bit small! some of us took ...

The 'Big Room' at Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

The 'Big Room' at Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by mcgovern

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... said that sisters are supportive, make you look good, are close to your heart, and never leave you hanging.   I really liked Carlsbad Caverns because I liked all of the formations that it had in it.   I think that this would be my second ...

El Paso TX to Carlsbad NM, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

El Paso TX to Carlsbad NM

A travel blog entry by jarallis

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Plenty of Nothing, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Plenty of Nothing

A travel blog entry by questwest2

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... by the spaniards and then came the usa. It was magical to be there - back in time.  I left about lunchtime and headed for Carlsbad, wanting to go through the Carlsbad Caverns.  I saw lots and lots of open plains, a few small herd of cattle, and ...

Let's go for a hike, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Let's go for a hike

A travel blog entry by ronniebrown713

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... the day was going to look like.  We had breakfast at the campsite, then kicked around the idea of heading on up to Carlsbad Caverns.  But then decided that a hike in the Guadalupe Mountains might be a better idea, since our traverse into and out ...

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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A day deep underground., Carlsbad, United States travel blog

A day deep underground.

A travel blog entry by sidsnow

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The caverns are a constant 56 degrees.  We started at the walk in entrance, then walked the 1.5 miles down to the main chamber. The main chamber is 14 football fields long, and 100 feet to 200 ft wide.  It is impressive.  We took 5 hours ...

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 ...

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