New Mexico

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. 393 miles

 

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. 269 miles

 

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 through  Alpine, AZ for a night at the Best Western in Eagar. 414 miles

 

Day 4 - Breakfast TBD and home

We are not sure what restaurants will be open due to the virus. We will find somewhere to eat. 

 

About 1400 miles

Here is a link to a map of the route

Those signed up to go are

Mike Biller

Earl Fleisher

Jerry Gilbert

Craig LIttlefield

Susan O'Brien

Jim Phillips

Dave Swain

Super 8

Super 8, Days Inn, home on Saturday

Super 8, Days Inn, 

 

Super 8, Days Inn, 

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