Located in Eddy County, Artesia is home to more than 11,300 people. Get on a bus charter in Artesia, New Mexico and see the sights in the city today.
A bus charter in Artesia, New Mexico can help you tour the following sites:
Artesia has several arts and culture attractions that you can enjoy. Check out the city's Arts and Cultural District or go to the Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center where you can find exhibits on area and city history such as Native American memorabilia, ranch and farm displays and photographs. They also have an interactive area for kids. They also have an Art Annex where you can find art exhibits and in-house displays. Or you can go to the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center and watch members of the Artesia Arts Council perform in a variety of shows including musicals, theater productions and comedies. The Council also hosts the Art in the Park annual events.
You can also check out the public art that dot various sites around the city. There is the First Lady of Artesia and the Derrick Floor as well as the Cattle Drive Monuments.
When it comes to shopping, you can check out the downtown area for some of the best retail experiences in the area. Be sure to try out the best restaurants in the city, including La Herradura, Henry's Barbecue, Adobe Rose Restaurant, the Jahva House, Chaos Cafe, Piccolino Restaurant, Wellhead Restaurant and Brewpub, and Burritos Y Salsas.
Artesia Country Club has 18 holes of golfing fun measuring more than 6,100 yards at the longest tees. Opened in the 1940s, Ralph M. Plummer and George Williams designed the golf course that has a rating of 68.9, a par of 72, and a slope rating of 118.
There are more than a dozen sites in the city listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A majority of it are houses that are fine examples of different types of architecture or are historically important, such as the Dr. Robert M. Ross House, Edward R. Gesler House, F.L. Lukins House, Hodges-Runyan-Brainard House, Hodges-Sipple House, John Acord House, Mauldin-Hall House, Moore-Ward Cobblestone House, Sallie Chisum Robert House, William Baskin House, and Willie D. Atkeson House.
Meanwhile the Abo Elementary School and Fallout Shelter was built as the country's first public school that could also serve as a fallout shelter during the Cold War. It was built in the 1960s and contains rations for more than 2,100 people. You can also visit the Artesia Residential Historic District and the Baskin Building.
Check out the Martin Luther King Recreational Facility where you have picnic facilities, a splash pad, skate park and volleyball court. Then check out Jaycee Park for its baseball or softball field, playground, soccer field, tennis court and walking track. This is the city's biggest park. Meanwhile, check out the outdoor concerts at Robert's Park or play basketball at Davis Park and Central Park. Other parks you can visit are Baish Park, Dr. JJ Clarke Park, Eagle Draw, Guadalupe Park, and Jamaica Park.
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