July 23rd to 26th 2020
Enjoy the great roads and cooler temps of New Mexico with interesting stops along the way.
Day 1 - Leave Tucson and head northeast thru Globe to ShowLow for brunch at the ShowLow Cafe. Next stop is Pie Town for the obvious--Pie. the on to Socorro where we'll stay at the Super 8 and have dinner at the Bodega Burger and Brew.
Day 2 - Leave Socorro and head southeast where we'll climb to Cloudcroft and a loop of winding mountain roads and finally arrive in Ruidoso for lunch at Jorge's Cafe near Ruidoso Downs. After lunch we'll tour the Hubbard Museum of the American West. Then it's on to Roswell where we'll stay at the Day's Inn and meet for dinner at The Cattle Baron. If we arrive early, you can visit the International UFO Museum.
Day 3 - Leave Roswell and head northwest through winding cattle country NM 246 to Carrizozo where we head north to Gran Quivira Visitor Center to tour the ancient Salinas Pueblo Ruins. We will have lunch at The Bakery in Mountainair. After lunch we head to Alpine, AZ for a night at the Sportsman's Lodge and dinner TBD.
Day 4 - Breakfast TBD and home.
About 1400 miles