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not just a day trip.


Wonders of nature await at every turn in Carlsbad, New Mexico.


From the depths of the Carlsbad Caverns to the peaks of the Guadalupe Mountains, Carlsbad offers an escape into a world of remarkable landscapes and thrilling adventures.


Take a stroll through the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park or paddle a boat down the Pecos River - Carlsbad is your gateway to the great outdoors. 


Experience Christmas on the Pecos by taking a boat ride down the Pecos River to view spectacular Christmas light shows. In the summer, participate in countless activities at CavernFest, the region's largest festival. Take a trip back in time and watch live armored combat at the yearly Cavern City Renaissance Festival.

No matter what you're looking for, the wide variety of events in Carlsbad ensure entertainment for all ages.


Carlsbad is home to an abundance of locally owned and chain restaurants as well as plenty of food trucks.

Find a cozy spot or a lively place to eat and try what our city is known for!


Find your ideal stay in our list of local spots. Choose from top hotels, charming bed and breakfasts, or unique inns. Each offers a special touch to make your trip memorable.


Book your next stay and enjoy Carlsbad hospitality at its best.

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