Aug 3, 2015
I called this day San Antonio even though all we did was get up this morning, check out of the hotel and stop at a WalMart. It was a travel day and it was a long one. We got out of San Antonio about 10:00 and we only made a few stops, one at a rest area for lunch and twice at gas stations.
The kids were tired and a little cranky. So were the adults...
But we made the almost 7-hour drive safely to Carlsbad and we are looking forward to seeing the caverns first thing in the morning. Then we are driving back into Texas so we can see Mexico and the Rio Grande. I'm excited to see El Paso. I'm hoping for a more small town feel than we have seen so far.
It was raining when we got to Carlsbad and the hotel pool was closed since it was an outdoor pool and there was lots of lightning. The kids were disappointed about that, so we got carry-out pizza and let them watch the Disney channel, something we don't have at home.
They were much more content once their bellies were full. We are settling for the night now and hoping for an early start.