Super 8 Motel Alamogordo
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Hiked trail to Smith's Spring. 285N thru Carlsbad NM then 82W to Cloudcroft. Booked in here till Thursday, looks interesting place - first one we could even consider - but arrived at dusk so will take time to explore the local climate...cultural/political/weather... .to divine whether any possibility at all. Now have accommo with Brandi's friend in Santa Fe for the weekend so will be heading up ...
Saturday, March 30. We left Carlsbad and headed north on 285 to Artesia and we passed more oil wells in this 35 mile stretch than we have seen in all of Texas. I will note some of the little towns we passed through on this drive because we had to turn to the west in Artesia and head through Cloudcroft and Alamogordo before heading south again another 12 miles to our campground Oliver Lee Memorial State Park which I reviewed below.
... and heralded a new era - the Cold War. White Sands Missile Range was and is also home to important testing for space exploration - rocket testing, the Daisy Track (G force testing), HAM (the first monkey in space) and weapons testing. Because of the area's important contribution to past, present and future space exploration, the New Mexico Museum of Space History and International Space Hall of Fame is located here. We checked out ...
Did scenic drive and passed border control. Shown our British passport and still needed to know where we came from! Headed into white sands park beautiful. Then shopped and got shorts and tops before we went to motel. Back to white sands for sunset, dinner and then ...
... 1st serve - no advance reservations, so you never know for sure until you get there. I always have a "Plan B" just in case but this time it wasn't necessary.
We awoke to a nice bright day although it has been cold every night on this trip. Most mornings we have had to turn the heat on to blast some warmth into the trailer. We grabbed a bowl of cereal and jumped back in the truck to take an excursion that had been recommended to us by the staff at the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed