Roswell, New Mexico may be the universe’s most famous small city. That’s mostly due to a certain crash that may or may not have been out of this world. There’s also a world of adventure just waiting to be explored.
Whether you’re flying nonstop from Dallas, or taking a road trip, Roswell is easily accessible from Texas. And with reasonably priced hotel rooms and vacation rentals, it’s an affordable adventure for any family’s budget.
Visitors can experience the pristine wilderness of Bottomless Lakes and Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Take a day trip to White Sands or Carlsbad Caverns. Or get out and play a few rounds of golf. Wherever you go, you’re completely immersed in scenic beauty.
Within the borders of Roswell, you’ll find plenty to see and do. Roswell is home to an eclectic art scene, several museums, unique shopping, and the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium. You can also walk on the wild side at Spring River Zoo.
And yes, there’s no shortage of UFO lore to explore. You can visit the International UFO Museum & Research Center and take a walking tour of the city’s many UFO-related attractions. But that’s just one part of Roswell’s unique charm.