Super 8 Roswell
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Socorro to Roswell a distance of 169 miles.
It was a lovely warm day, no wind and we enjoyed the ride.
We passed north of the White Sands missile range and the Trinity site (site of the worlds first atomic bomb).
We traveled through Lincoln County and the Billy The Kid National Scenic Byway
We passed through the …
... and young alike and is one of the best we have seen anywhere.
We checked out the grave a few miles from town - the headstone has been stolen a few times but has been recovered, although once it was 'lost' for 26 years. Now the headstone is bolted to the ground and the whole grave of Billy and his pals is like a gaol cell - something that never ...
... was trying to ring ahead for hotels but no signal for the whole 100 miles - how do the people there manage? Passed through a couple of abandoned towns but then found a gas station with store at Vaughn so had a toilet stop and bought coffee and popcorn. Kept seeing school bus tops along the way but no sign of houses, they must have to get picked up at the end of real long drives from ranches ...
... the Atom Bomb. The first nuclear device was set off on July 16, 1945 at; 05:29 at the Alamogord testing range and a had a yield of just 18 kilotons.
It is weird to think that this part of New Mexico has been comprehensively obliterated by over 1000 nuclear explosions over the last 70 years as it is home to the US missile range at White sands. Could it be a coincidence that soon after that first detonation, strange ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSuper 8 Roswell
The service was excellent. Room very clean. Allowed us to leave our motorcycles in front of the reception area. Pool good hot tub not working at the moment. Continental breakfast was excellent. Would stay there again.
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