La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs
Travel Blogs from Ruidoso Downs
Hubbard in a great stop. Has lots of old west items to look at. some great Indian artifacts.
If you are in the area it is a great stop.
Location of camp grounds and weather made today and early stop.
Temp has dropped from the high 90's to the 70', Sat 21 June, AM, running heater it is 54 out side.
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. ...
... store doesn't open on Sundays. However, they DO have an emergency phone # on the door that I called. Three hours later, the hardware store guy shows up. Only three motorcycle batteries on the shelf and one of them fit my bike. Yippy! So Wendi got it put in and Suzi fired right up. By this time the temps have dropped even more and it's now 5:30 pm, still snowing and ...
... semi-coherent interpretations. The views of the Sacramento Mountains were spectacular, including Sierra Blanca, 11,973 feet high. Then, on to Ruidoso. After talking to lots of people, I guess we had high expectations. Sorry, Ruidoso sucks. Asked the desk clerk at the hotel where to dine - she told us the "restaurant" across the street at the Days Inn was good. Took one look. NOT. Struggled to find ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services