Hampton Inn Alamogordo
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... this plan given the cold, and the remote/primitive camping sites. So far the girls had been so positive and excited about every camping opportunity; forcing them to hike a mile in the sand each way to a port-a-potty, with overnight lows in the 20s, might have been pushing it. We opted for a hotel in nearby Alamogordo, or Fat Tree. We salute the utilitarian nature of these monikers, like Woman Hollering Creek in Central Texas.
Driving from Carlsbad to Alamogordo ...
This morning when I first went outside, it felt and smelled like fall. Some of the trees in the park have already dropped their leaves, but the surrounding forest is still very green.
Our trip today was down the mountain to Alamogordo for a tour of the Eagle Ranch Pistachio Farm. We had been there previously but were too late to take the tour of the facility. We decided to drive into town expressly to take the tour.
So off we went down ...
... Monday-- don't know. Gas was next -- cheapest yet $3.159 per gal. One station had it as low as $3.09 per gal.-- WOW!!!!
Down Highway 11 to Rockhound State Park at the bottom of little Florida Mountains, pronounced Flo-ree-da across from the big Florida Mountains. Flo-ree-da not to be confused with the rapper Flo-reye-da or the state Flor-i-da. Inside joke, right, Jessica?
At Rockhound ...
... 8211;This town was named for the huge underground water supply and that is how the town got its name. The water is pumped to the surface and it irrigates thousands of acres of farmland. I think most of the farmland has oil wells all over it now plus cattle. The second biggest resource is oil discovered in 1924 and then they discovered reserves of natural gas. It is one of the most productive oil areas in NM. It also has an underground school ...
... and heralded a new era - the Cold War. White Sands Missile Range was and is also home to important testing for space exploration - rocket testing, the Daisy Track (G force testing), HAM (the first monkey in space) and weapons testing. Because of the area's important contribution to past, present and future space exploration, the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame is located here. We checked out ...