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

More Caverns!

A travel blog entry by eskimo on Oct 08, 2015

2 comments, 19 photos

... of Billie the Kid fame) maintained an office on the second floor of a downtown bank built in 1892. Now converted to a fine hotel an early evening meal was enjoyed there while writing the blog.

Friday and the flying conditions were still not good enough for us to depart. Rain shower clouds, but at least unaccompanied by thunder and lightning, continued to envelop the hills to the west of town … our direction ...

West to Carlsbad, New Mexico

A travel blog entry by eskimo on Oct 06, 2015

3 comments, 15 photos

... and to get closer to the Guadalupe Mountains. Although the caverns were not open on this day it was however a nice detour (we stopped short of the final few miles as the paved road ran out) with lots of flora and fauna – different types of cacti, a vulture and a road runner!

Returning to the Visitors’ Centre in good time for the bat event, it was becoming increasingly stormy with much lightning and thunder activity. The storms appeared to be heading our ...

Notes from the Underground

A travel blog entry by johntrip2015 on Sep 20, 2015

2 comments, 22 photos

... half an hour before the start of the Kings Palace tour.

It is impossible to convey the magnificence of these caverns - the scale is enormous - the ceiling in the Big Room is 300+ feet above, the loop around the perimeter of this single chamber is 1.5 miles. There are 31 miles of cave mapped, but there are many unexplored corridors. I took hundreds of photos, hundreds. Some are attached here.

Tomorrow - the dunes of White Sands!

Day 88 - Carlsbad Caverns - Best Cave & Bats Too!

A travel blog entry by rickr53 on Aug 19, 2015

69 photos

... headed back down in the elevator for our third tour, the Big Room Tour. This was another self-guided tour, and there were audio headsets available if we wanted - we didn't. This was another 1 mile loop that was expected to take an hour and a half. As we wandered along taking lots of pictures along the way, we were mostly alone. There were very few people on this loop, and since we weren't on a guided tour, we didn't need to stay in ...

Roswell and Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by jenny.cogbill on Aug 06, 2015

15 photos

... The cave system was fantastic, after we walked down, which is about 750 feet down into the caverns, we went round the main chamber of the cave system, it was lovely and cool compared to the 37 degrees outside, but very humid. We them headed to camp, had a quick dinner and then some of us headed back to the caverns to watch the bats. The caverns are home to 400,000 Brazilian free tail bats, ...