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Travel Blogs from Ruidoso
First stop Rosswell to see creatures form outer space. Well for $3 and a one hour leg stretch it was OK. The Museum has done a great job of documenting the cover up. If you swing that way it will be a rewarding stop. If you are a not believer then you will find holes in there presentation. We had to drive through Roswell so why ...
In Ruidoso, we traveled with Judie and Terrell (friends from Second B who have a cabin there) to the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The site
is actually just off the highway between Carrizozo and Tularosa – if we could have driven over the top of Sierra Blanca (the ski mountain at Ruidoso), we could have been there in very little time. This petroglyph area has over 21,000 examples ...
In Hondo, near Ruidoso, there is an Iris Farm and we were able to see the acres of various types of flowers still viable in early June along with Hummingbird feeders.
Also in Hondo was a unique Jewelry Factory where earrings, bracelets, etc are made by pouring pewter into hand-made rubber molds. ...
... 30's and snow. Yes, snow. Ok, so maybe just flurries, but they lasted all day. We took a ride to the Mexican Canyon Trestle Bridge, ate lunch at the only place open in town, and did a little shopping. Did you know the average high in this town is 65 degrees? Well, as we got all suited up to head towards Carlsbad for the night, my bike (Suzi) wouldn't start. The ...
... 6500 feet. This is home to the Smokey Bear National Park (I assume where Smokey got his start). The only Smokey we saw had multiple bullet holes for his contribution to "Stop Forest Fires". Our docent at the Space Hall of Fame had advised us to see the Three Rivers Petroglyph Park, so we took a long detour to see that. We had a lot of fun taking pictures, and you will see the results below ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking