Category Archives: New Mexico

Only a half-hour drive from the desert of Alamogordo is a completely different world within the Sacramento Mountains.  We spent a few nights boondocking in the Lincoln National Forest near Cloudcroft.  This was our first experience (finally!)  boondocking in the mountains.  We pulled off on a forest road mentioned by another RVer and found our […]

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What a surprise we found in New Mexico State Parks!  After the Balloon Fiesta, we headed down to Alamogordo, New Mexico and set up house at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park; fourteen dollars a night with water and electric!  Plus, the views.  Our living room had views of the Sacramento Mountains while our bedroom had […]

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The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta was the first place we really had to be when we first started our journey and it was the place we told everyone we were going when asked what our plan was (because it was our only ‘plan’). I had been to the Fiesta years ago while I was in the […]

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Jase and I made it into New Mexico in late September, which was our first actual planned destination.  On the way in, we spent a couple nights at Bandelier National Monument.  We really had no idea what to expect but I had read reviews on TripAdvisor that it was worth a stop.  It was on […]

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