Enjoy the drive between Roswell and Carlsbad in your RV rental from RVshare! Roswell and Carlsbad are cities you must check out if you are planning a trip to New Mexico. I am sure you have heard about Roswell especially if you are into alien stuff. It was in 1947 when it became famous because of the alleged Roswell UFO incident, which until today is still being speculated and talked about. It is also the reason why Roswell has been featured in documentaries, TV shows and movies. Aside from being associated with the incident, the city boasts of numerous attractions and museums. It is an endearing community with a pleasant weather all year round, which you can enjoy when you visit in an RV rental in Roswell, NM.
The city of Carlsbad, 76 miles from Roswell, is famous for the Carlsbad Caverns form, one of the oldest cave systems in the world. The city is the county seat of Eddy County and located in the center of the Chihuahuan Desert. The city enjoys a semi-arid weather, ideal for exploring its natural wonders in an RV rental in Carlsbad, NM.
Planning a trip to these cities that are a part of the southeast region of New Mexico might be a little tricky, so we have come up with a list of attractions you must not miss, and strategically located places to park and stay. We hope this list will help you in planning your trip to Roswell and Carlsbad in an RV rental Roswell NM or an RV rental Carlsbad NM.
Because the city of Roswell will always be identified with UFOs and aliens, a visit to the International UFO Museum and Research Center is a must. The museum opened its doors to the public in 1992 and since then, the museum has been visited by thousands of people from all over the world. The museum will quench your thirst for more information about the incident. It features dioramas, pictures, documents, videos, books, and other items related to UFOs and aliens. The museum is open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day for your RV rental Roswell New Mexico.
Created for the 2000 Roswell UFO Festival by artists Larry and Sharon Welz, the Spacewalk is one attraction in Roswell which is awesome and fun. It is now located at the Roswell Space Center at the back of its gift shop. It is a mysterious walk-through “machine" depicting the past and future of the city through neon colored artwork, accompanied by black lights, and moody and spacey music. Your “walk” begins in 1953, then it brings you onto the deck of a galactic cruiser, which depicts the future. The Spacewalk is a work of progress, and the artists make use of recycled and donated materials to enhance the Spacewalk. The Spacewalk is a must-see attraction when you rent RV Roswell NM.
Visited by thousands of tourists annually, the Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located 27 miles from the city of Carlsbad. The park contains more than 117 known caves, vast underground chambers, deep canyons, rocky slopes and rugged desert. There are so many things you can do and see in this national park, but you must first visit the Big Room Cave, the biggest cavern in the park, which contains some of the largest and most colorful rock formations. If you have a day more to explore the park, it would be best if you take the King's Palace tour, a guided tour, which will take you to amazing and breathtaking forms of stalagmites and stalactites. The park is open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
The Trailer Village RV Park is just a few minutes away from the downtown of Roswell. It is family owned and operated RV Park that is ideal for an RV rental in Roswell, New Mexico. It is a safe, quiet and clean RV Park with 73 full hoops up sites with plenty of room for slideouts. The RV Park has 15 easy-in easy-out pull-through sites, which cater to travelers who just want to stay for a night. Amenities include coin-operated vending and laundry machines, clean restrooms and showers, and a picnic area for your camper rental Roswell NM. Its proximity to the numerous attractions in the city makes it your best option if you plan to explore and have fun in the city of Roswell.
A full-Service RV park, the Carlsbad RV Park & Campground is strategically located, and an ideal home base if you plan to visit the numerous attractions in your RV rental in Carlsbad, New Mexico. The park has 110 RV sites that are equipped with water, electricity and sewer. The site is fully packed with amenities such as a heated indoor pool, video game room, meeting room with kitchen, playground, community fire pit and barbecue area and an on-site laundry facility. This pet friendly campground has two large pet areas so your pets can get their daily exercise. You do not have to worry about RV problems; the park is right beside an RV Service Center. The park is open all year round for your motorhome rental Roswell NM.
One of the best family-oriented campsites in New Mexico, the Carlsbad KOA is your gateway to the spectacular Carlsbad Caverns National Park. It is a big rig friendly park with 110 RV sites that are equipped with huge 30/50-amp pull thrus, free cable TV and internet access. Like other KOA sites located in different states, Carlsbad KOA prides itself with its friendly staffs that are always on call, and are ready to help you with anything. Amenities include well-maintained restrooms and showers, a heated swimming pool, pavilion, commercial laundry facility, snack bar, and a fenced dog park. This park is also known to for its numerous activities and events including a game night, children’s arts and crafts projects, and nightly activities. You can spend the day in the park and find something to do! The park is open all year round.
The UFO Festival held annually in Roswell is a three-day family oriented celebration, which draws thousands of UFO aficionados from all over the country. It is a fun event where you can dress up as an alien and even act like one! Alien hunters, researchers in the field of UFO studies, authors and television personalities are given the opportunity to speak about their theories regarding UFO and aliens. The event features costume contests, alien chase 10k and 5k runs and walks, family activities, entertainment, and a UFO festival light parade. The event takes place every July.
The Mescal Roast, which pays tribute to the Mescalero Apache culture is celebrated every May at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park located in Carlsbad. The four-day event is meant to keep a tradition alive and provides the opportunity for visitors to observe ritual ceremonies and re-enactments. The event includes traditional performances such as Mountain Spirit Dances, and Apache war dances, which are performed while visitors enjoy their dinner.
Mystery and adventure fans will enjoy Roswell, while nature lovers will be amazed with the archeological wonders of Carlsbad. Be prepared to be blown away with the attractions of these cities. Rent an RV to Roswell, NM and Carlsbad, and take that once-in-a-lifetime trip!
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