Carlsbad

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Hotels in Carlsbad

Carlsbad Accommodations (10)
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad

3.50 172 reviews

2210 I West Pierce Street, Carlsbad, United States

Executive Suites & Hotel Carlsbad

Executive Suites & Hotel Carlsbad

1.50 76 reviews

601 S. Canal, Carlsbad, United States

U.S. Travelers Inn & Suites Carlsbad

U.S. Travelers Inn & Suites Carlsbad

3.00 107 reviews

2429 W Pierce St, Carlsbad, United States

Great Western Inn & Suites Carlsbad

Great Western Inn & Suites Carlsbad

2.00 52 reviews

3804 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, United States

Travel Blogs from Carlsbad

Carlsbad Travel Blogs (382)
Down to the Bowels of Hell!, Carlsbad Caverns, United States travel blog

Down to the Bowels of Hell!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... the campgrounds I've been in lately. During the final part of my drive, especially when I had to drive completely through Carlsbad, I was thinking of skipping the caverns and taking a breather from touring. After setting up at the campground I check my ...

An Unfortunate Science Lesson, Carlsbad and Alamogordo, United States travel blog

An Unfortunate Science Lesson

A travel blog entry by patry

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... still 35 degrees.  We had a nice dinner at a Mexican restaurant, which is becoming a family favourite, then looked around Carlsbad.  We moved into the mountain time zone which meant we gained an hour but also meant everyone was pretty tired and ...

Spelunking, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Spelunking

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I woke up at 8AM and visited Carlsbad Caverns National Park.  On the drive in I saw a giant tarantula crossing the road.  When I arrived at the park I hiked a mile down into the cave to a depth of 750 feet below the surface.  It was great ...

Kaboom!!!, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Kaboom!!!

A travel blog entry by lord13

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Hello again I just want to say one thing Spurs did great and they'll get them next time.  Today we went back to the caverns but instead we walked 750ft down through the bat cave and it smelled really bad.  When we were done we ate at ...

Attractions in Carlsbad

Carlsbad Attractions (7)
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park

4.00

1504 Miehls Dr., Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Overlooking the Pecos River Valley, this fascinating park exhibits the varied plant and animal life of the arid Chihuahuan Desert region. Visitors can observe caged animals like snakes, lizards and birds of prey, plus larger animals such as bison and antelope, which are held in pens. Or walk along a nature trail past cacti, agaves, yuccas and other native plant life.

Pecos River Flume

Pecos River Flume

3.00

Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Once featured in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" as the river that crosses itself, this artificial channel brings Pecos River water from Lake Avalon to dry areas as part of the Carlsbad Irrigation System. Orginally made of wood, the Flume was destroyed by a flood in 1902 and then remade out of concrete.

Pecos River

Pecos River

4.00

Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Lake Carlsbad Golf Course

Lake Carlsbad Golf Course

3.00

901 Muscatel Ave., Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Golfers can choose to tee off at the nine-hole par 3 course that runs along the beautiful Pecos River, the regulation 18-hole course situated in the foothills east of the river or the par 72 regulation course, which is not long, but offers a variety of challenges no matter what your skill level.