Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico




"Carlsbad Caverns" National Park, New Mexico. I have numerous shots, and even some video... But have you ever taken pics or video in a cave? It doesn't turn out as well as you would have hope it would??! =:-(  

I'm from Virginia ...there are tons of caves around here you can visit... & for a whole lot cheaper. I'm an experienced camper/traveler, I know at times in our lives we have give and take, making big decisions as to where spend the extra money & where to save those pennies for the future important trips.  

I did visit the Grand Canyon and Carlsbad Caverns... well, I just didn't get the feeling(s) I thought, I would. From the rumors I had heard, I expected the heavens to open, angels to sing, etc. etc. GUESS WHAT, that didn't happen? It was like wow, a hole in the ground??! (I guess I should add to that, if you want to pick a side at the Grand Canyon of must see, go to the North side, less commercial and so must more natural. Quiet. Perfect!!) WHAT, I just headed here, spent money on my National Parks pass for this? Kind of like I spent time shaving my legs for this? Meaning there are far more superior National Parks than the Grand Canyon. (this is just my humble opinion, & you may totally disagree & that is totally ok.) I would say if you are low on money or just don't have the time, save your money and go to a more simple lower priced caverns and don't feel you are missing out. Why not the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive here in Virginia, The mountains you will see here in Virginia... or in Colorado, Bryce Canyon National Park, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone are far more superior. But by all means if you have the time, extra spending doe and want to see all National Parks around the USA please do so. Have a great day and thank you for stopping by. Take care. Beth ( :

Comments

TexWisGirl said…
since i've not been to the caverns, i'd probably appreciate them like nothing else. i have seen the grand canyon, however, at i loved it.
eileeninmd said…
Hello Beth, I enjoyed my visit to the Carlsbad Caverns. My hubby love to go caving, or least he did in his younger years. I love to visit all our national parks, we use the national park pass too. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!
Bev said…
I get claustraphoic..(?) so I don't go underground:).... great shot though!!
Bev said…
I have never been in caverns or caves.... I like to know I can escape:)))... they look so interesting..... but......
William Kendall said…
I'd love seeing the caverns. Caves are relatively rare in these parts.
Missy George said…
I have never been there love the pictures. Would be fun to visit them. Have a good week.
Ruth Hiebert said…
I have been to Carlsbad Caverns but never to the Grand Canyon.I quite enjoyed Carlsbad.
Sharon said…
You know, I don't think I've ever been in a cave. Being that I'm claustrophobic, that's probably why, but even as a kid I don't recall having ever been in one.
Michelle said…
Been in many caves, but not this one...yet!