Days Inn Ruidoso Downs
Travel Blogs from Ruidoso Downs
... 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 ...
... very flat and very strange, even to those of us from southwest Michigan. Interesting note - the crops are planted in a circle. Took a while to figure it out, but it is so the irrigation system, which goes in a circle, can water everything. Then, we arrived in Roswell. Not sure what we expected, but outside of a display on the road into town, and a few balloons in car dealers, not a mention of ...
... and enjoyed some delicious home made stew with hot corn bread.
After a delicious and unexpected lunch, we toured the rest of the town and saw the old Courthouse where Billy killed two deputies and made good his escape from Lincoln. There are plaques marking the very spots where the men fell and even a bullet hole in the wall.
We left Lincoln and our unexpected find to continue to Socorro - now just a little behind schedule but bewitched by the real Wild ...
... with one overnite en route.
Average cost of accommo first week works out to $51 per night, aiming to broadly match San Antonio total outgoings so need to keep camping somewhat! Also need to defray capital invested in the camping gear. We have a possible longer term rental to view in Santa Fe which if works out might keep on thru the winter.....but many other places to investigate even if we ...
Made our way to higher elevation (8400ft, 2560m above sea level) near a winter ski resort in the hope of some cool air and a better night's sleep. It worked a treat and the fresh mountain air was a welcome relief! Bessie didn't love it as much as we did and the high elevation caused a blown coolant hose (the noise we heard wasn't birds chirping after all). Luckily we heard it straight away while we where stopped ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking