Alamogordo to Roswell - Tuesday, October 9
7:30 am Meet at the hotel registration area for daily meeting. Gas up prior to meeting.
Depart motel by 8:00 am.
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Alamogordo to Chavez County Courthouse, Roswell - 120 miles
(2 hrs, 13 min.)
Depart 8 am, Arrive 10:13.
Travel north on State Road 54 (White Sands Boulevard) to Tularosa, about 13 miles. Travel east on State Road 70 from Tularosa to Roswell through the Mescalero Apache Reservation, about 104 miles. The first 24 of these miles are uphill, reaching elevation 7591 feet. Gather in parking lot west of Chavez County Courthouse in Roswell (on Main Street) for official welcome, and view bronze statue of John Chisolm, founder of Chisolm Trail.
Lunch ten blocks north on Main Street at Cattle Baron, 1113 N. Main.
Afternoon spent viewing your selection of Roswell’s museums.
Check into Comfort Suites, 3610 N. Main Street, any time after 3:00 pm.
6:30 pm - Dinner at Peppers Grill and Bar meeting room, 500 N. Main Street.
Consider the following Roswell museums. See brochures in your package.
Roswell Museum and Art Center ( North Main Street and 11th Street)
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art (409 E. College Blvd)
UFO Museum and Research Center (114 N. Main Street)
Walker Aviation Museum (1 Jerry Smith Circle)
Douglas McBride Militarily Museum (101 W. College Blvd. at corner of N. Main Street)
Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Museum (200 N. Lea)