Continental Inn

Address: 3820 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, New Mexico, 88220, United States | 2 star hotel
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This 2 star hotel, located on 3820 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, is near Carlsbad Village, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, Pecos River, and Carlsbad Museum and Art Center.
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Travel Blogs from Carlsbad

Spelunking for dummies

A travel blog entry by aprilshirish on Dec 01, 2014

2 comments, 14 photos

... from the ground), soda straws (really narrow, hollow stalactites), draperies (they look like drapes), and popcorn (umm...).
We entered the cavern at the natural entrance, walked slowly down a steep path (1.25 miles) and ended up at a depth of 750 feet underground. All of us were blown away by the size, grandeur and complexity of the Big Room. After exploring the myriad formations in this huge chamber, we took a break for lunch and ...

Socorro to Carlsbad Caverns (Whites City)

A travel blog entry by clarencejspm on Oct 27, 2014

34 photos

... After resting for a bit we head back up to the caverns for the bat flight, set to take place at dusk.

When we get there the ranger is giving a talk on the bats and asks us to turn off all electronic devices. As he has his back to the entrance he also asks us to let him know when the bats start to appear, so that he can be quiet and let us watch them without disturbing them. The bats are Mexican Free Tail bats that migrate here for ...

Water and Rocks = Caves

A travel blog entry by winegalcj on Oct 21, 2014

8 photos

... especially James, and it evolved into a tourist attraction. Eventually it was made a National Park in 1930. Unlike Kartchner, the caves at Carlsbad are mostly inactive and because of some unwise (in ignorance) practices, parts of the cave have been ruined. What does remain is exquisite though and whatever it lacks in being active and pristine, it makes up for in being outrageously big, monumental and accessible. Walking down into the Natural Entrance is ...

Carlsbad Caverns, via Roswell

A travel blog entry by lolly81 on Sep 25, 2014

4 photos

Remember that early 00's show Roswell? Well, It looks exactly like it did on the TV show. Our trek group rocked up to Roswell in our best warrior outfits made out of tin foil (Aluminium foil) to protect us from the aliens. Our trek leader gets us to do some really crazy stuff, I hate it most of the time and I'm generally mortified and embarrassed but then I think who ...

A Close Encounter...

A travel blog entry by tim.ryan on Sep 07, 2014

13 photos

Another transit day just moving East across the country. About 4 1/2hrs today thru more cattle country the weather is starting to come in with the edge of Hurricane Norbert reaching over to where we are. Driving down the highway the car radio and the kids electronic gear started going funny, then we knew why the next road sign we saw was for Roswell,New Mexico the home of the UFO. I ...