Spirit Place Adventures and Hot Springs
Travel Blogs from Truth or Consequences
So its time to be back on the road and say goodbye to what has been our very comfy home at Tucson I actually got up at 6.30 am today because I was kind of excited to be on the move again and also cause I thought I'd try having a jog in the desert before the heat got going . I didn't manage very far cause the air is so dry its just impossible to breath , I have no ideas how so ...
... wild pigs so I stopped the truck and watched as they climbed the hill.After driving a few hours the road slowly flattened and I could go over 60 again. The mountains rolled into hills and flatter grasslands. I rolled into Truth or Consequences looking for gas on a whim. Had a late lunch since there are no places for food or gas in the mountains. I discovered that the town is a hot spring hot spot! Found a motel with a hot spring bath and spent the ...
En route through Hatch, New Mexico, we stop at Gilly's Hatch Valley Chile Company. Hatch is the chile capital of the USA with lots of roadside stands, fields of chile being harvested, and chiles lying out in the sun to dry. Many are made up into wreaths, and hangings.
We bought some fresh roasted and peeled, green chiles for cooking and they gave me a sample. Zippy ...
... is the Riverbend Spa and Resort. It sits on the edge of the Rio Grande and the views are magnificent. The resort grounds are lovingly cared for and they offer a beautiful public pool with several different temperatures ranging from 109 down to 104 as well as 5 private tubs where you can chill out all on your own. The accommodations at the resort range from funky – as in a vintage mobile home – to small rooms or even a casita with two ...
... the bars. As we drove in, we noticed a bank safe on one site, which was all that was left of the bank. There are several homes and business buildings left, along with a church and water towers for the train that came through. As I stepped out of the car quickly to take a picture of one of the buildings, I almost stepped on a 4' snake. I had been so mindful of rattlesnakes in the desert, and then for a moment ...
Other places to stay in Truth or Consequences
2270 N Date , Truth or Consequences | 1 star hotelfrom $65
2205 North Date Street, Truth or Consequences | 3 star hotelfrom $87
501 McAdoo St, Truth or Consequences | Hotelfrom $99
- Rude staff
- Why go to TorC? For the Sierra Grande Lodge!
- Did you love "Northern Exposure"?