Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for accommodation in Carlsbad Caverns National Park?
You can book a vacation rental in Carlsbad Caverns National Park for as little as $17 per night.
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You can find 15 available vacation rentals in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park Information
About Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located in Carlsbad, which is in the southeastern part of New Mexico. You can spend hours exploring the different caverns, whether it be the King’s Palace or the Hall of the White Giant.
Things to Do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
You can take either a self-guided or a ranger-guided tour through the caverns. Each of the self-guided tours is 1.25 miles long. For a ranger-guided tour, you have to make a reservation at least 48 hours in advance. Carlsbad Caverns National Park also has a nightly Bat Flight Program from May through October where you can watch thousands of bats exit the cave at dusk to find food. After exploring the caverns, head to one of the many restaurants in Carlsbad. For Texas style barbeque, have dinner at Red Chimney Bar-B-Q. If you’re craving authentic Mexican food, have a meal at Mi Casita.
Day Trips Near Carlsbad Caverns National Park
You can take a day trip to Lubbock, which is a city in Texas that is a little over a three hour drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park. In Lubbock you can explore the National Ranching Heritage Center, explore the Lubbock Cultural District, or do a wine tasting at one of the many wineries, such as Caprock Winery. A closer day trip that you can go on is to Roswell, New Mexico, which is an hour and 20-minute drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Roswell is home to the International UFO Museum and Research Center, which has exhibits on alleged abductions and the Roswell Incident. You can also check out the Roswell Museum and Art Center or go swimming in the Bottomless Lakes State Park.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park Accommodation
Carlsbad has several motels and hotels, such as La Quinta Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn and Suites, and Comfort Suites. Comfort Suites is a half hour drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park and is also close to Brantley Lake State Park. Alternatively, there are also rental homes available that have large decks and backyards. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Carlsbad Caverns National Park vacation rental today!
Transportation in Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The Carlsbad Municipal Transit System, or CMTS, has both door-to-door and fixed route services. If you would like door-to-door service, note that it is $2 to make a reservation one day in advanced or $5 if you are requesting service that day. The service runs 6am to 6pm Monday through Friday. The fixed route buses cost $0.50 per person per trip and run from 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday. If you are planning to take day trips, it will be more convenient for you to rent a car from a rental company such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
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