Best Western El Rancho Palacio
Travel Blogs from Roswell
We had breakfast in the hotel and then headed out to Santa Rosa. It was a long drive (just under 2 hours) and Phoebe and Daisy got bored. It was good that Phoebe left her arrowhead in the hotel room. We saw the auto museum, which was just a small room of historic cars (some were for sale). We had lunch at the old Route 66 diner, Joe's, which was …
After another long morning of driving, we finally arrived in Santa Fe – the oldest state capital in the USA – our overnight stay and a stretch of the legs on route to Roswell. The weather during our drive was terrible, we got caught in very large storm that swept through the centre of the USA (Colorado was eventually struck with the worst of hit). Whilst the fork lightning was spectacular, the heavy rain ...
... reef that formed caves (much like the Carlsbad Caverns we are going to see on our way back). However, the Pecos river eroded them to the point where the caves themselves collapsed and formed a series of "lakes." Most of the nine lakes are surrounded by cliffs and our campsite was directly on Lake Lea, the largest of the lakes. In short this campsite is going to be hard to beat (although my money is still on the Grand Canyon ...
September 7, 2009 (Labor Day)
Each night around sunset I try to take my daughter's dog, Bubba, for a walk in the open fields south and west of my home. We go at sunset when the temperatures have dropped and in anticipation of seeing some of God’s artwork in the sky. Tonight we got a late start and we made it out after the sun had set, but the colors in the sky were magnificent and were highlighted with some large thunderheads to the west. As we walked ...
Woke at 9 ish ran down to breakfast... Was blah.. Prefer our rv breakies. Headed our to spend the morning at white sands national monument . Amazing sand dunes made of gypsum and white white and clean. Stopped at the ranger shop and got ourselves 2 dishes and wax to slide down the dunes in... $10 each and we cu have returned them and got $3 back but decided to keep them for the snow. Made our way out to the sliding area.. Was beautiful.. All this ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed