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Top Five: Big Bend and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks

February 13, 2017

Big Bend and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks Holiday is an amazing way to see the America’s desert southwest. Check out our top five highlights of this nine day holiday!


  1. Visit Big Bend National Park and “Explore one of the last remaining wild corners of the United States” – National Park Service. On a guided tour along Ross Maxwell Drive, featuring the Sam Nall Ranch, Sotol Vista Overlook, historic Castalon and breathtaking Santa Elena Canyon we take in the unmatched sights, sounds and solitude of the park.  2.jpg

  2. Spend two nights inside Big Bend National Park with easy access to many of the park’s world famous hiking trails, stunning scenery and undisturbed wilderness.

  3. Tour Fort Davis National Historical Park, a major frontier military post established in 1854. And visit the West of the Pecos Museum in the restored 1896 Orient Hotel and Saloon. 3.jpg

  4. Visit the International UFO Museum and Research Center in Roswell and spend two nights at the exceptional mountain casino resort operated by the Mescalero Apache Tribe in nearby Ruidoso, offering a wealth of guest facilities.

  5. And stop to see the incredible White Sands National Monument, an awesome expanse of snow-white, gypsum sand dunes that cover 275 square miles and rise to a height of 60 feet. 4.jpg


Join us in 2017… Click here to view full itinerary!