One Night in a Haunted Hotel

On my birthday road trip to Dollywood in October, I got to stay in a haunted hotel: the Martha Washington Inn in Abingdon, Virginia.

Spoooooky wicker furniture on the porch of the hotel
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Ghost Town of Chloride, New Mexico: a Travel Guide

When I’m travelling I love to see things that are off the beaten path. On my most recent trip to New Mexico I visited a real, live (dead?) ghost town!

pioneer museum chloride nm
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La Paloma Hot Springs, Truth or Consequences, NM

Last month I spent a week in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, visiting family. T or C (as the locals call it) is known for their natural hot springs. They have a bathhouse district with ten different spas where you can pay for to soak. I challenged myself to visit five different spas while I was in town.

My first soak of the week was at La Paloma Too on Austin, in the Hot Spring District.

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Alamogordo, NM: a Big Nut & a Dead Chimp

In October of 2017, my mom and I took a road trip through central New Mexico. The third stop on our road trip was Alamogordo, New Mexico.

No road trip is complete without seeing the world’s largest something. In central New Mexico, the large attraction that you can’t miss is the world’s largest pistachio at PitsachioLand.

Boy, that’s a big nut.

This enormous nut is not-to-be-missed. Like, you literally cannot miss it. It’s surrounded by pistachio trees and grapevine fields, with nothing else in the vicinity except for the gift shop.

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