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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... large wind farms appeared, once we had passed the town, taking advantage of the ridges. These 'farms’ stretched for miles and miles, on either side of our path.
At mid-day we crossed the Colorado River where it was fed by the Cherry Creek. At first irregularly spaced, then more uniformly, square concrete pads dominated the landscape – nodding donkeys/Christmas trees/derricks as far as the eye could see. We could spot some of the ‘donkeys’ ...
... King's Palace, there was one more self-guided tour called the Big Room Self-Guided Tour that would take about an hour and a half. That should pretty much take most of the day, and we didn't even need to come up to the surface.
The Natural Entrance tour is just what it sounds like. You start at a trail on the surface through the big traditional cave opening - the one the bats fly out of later, and you walk down through the ...
... asked us if we were US citizens and after noticing that we were white, just let us proceed.
Just before we reached the New Mexico border, the Guadalupe Mountains rise right out of the desert. There is one huge stone edifice called El Capitan, and you can see it from miles away. Since this section of mountain is the highest point in Texas, there is a national park called the Guadalupe Mountains National Park located ...
... stop on our New Mexico itinerary was Carlsbad Caverns. Carlsbad Caverns is nothing other than unbelievably impressive. We visited Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, and it is big, but Carlsbad was dizzying in its beauty. We entered through the natural entrance and it took us an hour to walk down to the Big Room and meet our ranger guide for a tour of the King's Palace. The thing about Carlsbad that is hard to comprehend is the incredible variety of ...
... ground about 750 feet by the time you get to the bottom! Although the path was pretty steep, it was really neat to see all of the rock formations on our way down to the main attraction (but still, this area was still pretty amazing too!). Words cannot do this place justice; you'll have to look at the pictures below! Anyways, we took about 45 minutes to walk down the Natural Entrance to make it to the Big Room. The Big Room is the largest single cave chamber by volume in North ...