Value Place Las Cruces, New Mexico
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White Sands Missile Range and Museum, New Mexico was established in 1945,and is America's largest overland military test range. At White Sands the world entered the Atomic Age when the first atomic bomb was tested at Trinity Site on July 16, 1945. It still serves as an active testing and research range, and all branches of the U.S. military live and work on the site.
Arrived in Las Cruces and stayed just up the street from a small historical Spanish area called Mesilla which at one time was the largest town between San Antonio and San Diego. I've included a short history of the town below. All the buildings around the square are original and date back to the 1850's. However, the basilica is not the original and was rebuilt in 1906 after a flood. The Butterfield Stage lines ran through Mesilla. Have ...
... Room I recommend to stay at Drury Inn & Suites - Las Cruces, NM, and if your there on a weekend take a little time and go to the Stock Car Races If you don't like a lot of iron in your diet, don't sit too close to the front row! If that is not your cup of tea, there is plenty more to do like the historical landmark museum. Either way, you will enjoy your stay. Written By Randy L. ...
... suit our family well since we are all picky eaters! We ended the day visiting with him at his house and starting up a virtual chess game. Waiting to see the outcome as I have only beat him at chess a few times and only recently!
I hope to be back through Las Cruces soon so I can visit him again! But until then, I hope that we can continue playing our Chess games.
... 5500’ as we were passing through Chinle, AZ (pronounced Ch’inilj). By the time we got to Eagar, we were at 7090’; no wonder it was 35°F outside when we woke up this morning. Unlike Bryce, we had an electrical hookup so the heater came on during the night and we were happy campers. What a peaceful, quiet, low key RV park the Bear Paw has turned out to be; completely different than the noise parade we were in for the past four days.
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