Super 8 Motel Carlsbad

3817 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, New Mexico, 88220, United States | 1 star motel
Prices starting from $107.00

Travel Blogs from Carlsbad

Somewhere to stop along the way.. Wow!

A travel blog entry by pestef on Jun 07, 2013

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The drive from San Antonio was long.. But well worth it. I thought that this might be the stretch of road that turned in to the desert scenes that I have seen in movies so many times before, and boy was I right. I even took pictures every 15 minutes, and looking back on them now, in quick succession, the change in landscape and colours still amazes …

We've been to another world!

A travel blog entry by mountainwoman


... this, you’ll know what I mean when I say that it was like sticking my face into another world, with the coral reefs, colorful fish, and clear blue water. Carlsbad Caverns was like that, but in a totally different way.

We HIGHLY recommend it for anyone considering a trip to New Mexico. And if you’re lucky and go in the summer you may be treated to the nightly flight of over 300,000 Mexican bats from the cave ...


A travel blog entry by nacrobat


Going back a bit to before Roswell....

After riding north through Texas, my next destination was the Carlsbad Caverns just across the border in New Mexico. The weather, as it has been of late, was nasty and the ride through the mountains to the caverns was interesting to say the least. Thick fog with some ice rain made for a slow ascent and even slower descent. Not fun.

Carlsbad was the third cave system ...

All things that fly

A travel blog entry by tery_augusto


... so affected by this experience of the mass exodus of bats because of the impact to four of the five senses (I guess you could make it five out of five if you didn't keep your mouth closed). Sight - you obviously see the swarm, Sound - the noise and screeching of the bats, Touch - you can feel the wind their flight creates, Smell - their pungent odor and the smell of guano - combined made this a top highlight of the ...

And we're off!

A travel blog entry by thomasroadtrip


... hide-and-seek in the RV. That was a sight. This brings us to Wednesday morning. We left on time with a beautiful morning. We made great time to Carlsbad despite the rain storms we drove through most of the way. Unfortunately, that rain caused a road closure and thus no bat flight spectating for us. Boys were okay about it and got to go to the souvenir shop. That was a hoot! We will upload pictures ...

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This 1 star motel, located on 3817 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, is near Carlsbad Village, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, Pecos River, and Carlsbad Museum and Art Center.
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