The Santa Fe Trail
In 1821, a Missouri judge gave William Becknell one year to pay off $20,000* in debt. If he failed, the recently freed Becknell would have to return to prison. Then 33 years old, a former soldier accustomed to a life of hunting and trading, Becknell was determined to best his creditors and provide for his young …
Winter Festivities in Raton
Looking to spend this holiday season in Raton? Here’s a quick overview of some of the activities and events going on around town. Christmas on the Chicorica Date: December 14, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM Location: Sugarite Canyon State Park Visitors are invited for a night time stroll in the park, which will be …
COVID Won’t Keep Us Down!
We can still take your reservations, despite two-week coronavirus restrictions. New Mexico’s Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday that the state will be entering a two-week shutdown to help control the spread of COVID-19. Starting Monday, Nov. 16, “nonessential” businesses will have to close their doors. The new rules will be in effect until …
‘Tis the Season!
Christmas decorations are up and we are ready to host! The wreaths have been hung and the Christmas tree is adorned and illuminated. Jack Frost even made a short appearance with last week’s storm, blowing in a little snow with some powerful north winds. “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” Folks needed Rudolph’s …
January 26th is National Plan Your Vacation Day!
Our Top 10 Travel Tips for 2021! Some people are getting a jump on it already! This past week, we are seeing the reservations start to increase for spring break and summer. On one hand, it’s difficult to know what is going to be happening – but the best thing you can do is go … Continue reading “January 26th is National Plan Your Vacation Day!”
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Valentine’s Day Weekend Destination: Raton, New Mexico
It was one year ago that we took a little road trip for Valentine’s Day weekend. We dropped the dogs off at dog camp, and took off from Dallas. A social media post from Raton Pass Motor Inn had caught our eye a few weeks prior, announcing that about our favorite little road stop was being … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Weekend Destination: Raton, New Mexico”
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