Sunday, January 31, 2010


The Casa Blanca Inn is offering business traveler and weekly rate specials for those traveling to the Farmington area. The Casa Blanca Inn is Farmington’s finest bed and breakfast perfectly suited to the tourist, business traveler, or local guest interested in experiencing the rich culture, warm hospitality, and quiet enchantment of the Four Corners.

Business Traveler Special
Our Business Rraveler rate is $125 when you are traveling for your company just one night and are off and running without breakfast. Our self serve continental breakfast is available in the breakfast room for your convenience.

Weekly Rate Special
Stays from 2 to 8 weeks may take advantage of our special $600 weekly rate. Our monthly rates apply to longer stays. Breakfast is not included in our weekly rate. Rate includes weekly cleaning.

For detailed information and additional specials, reference our Specials Page or call our Innkeeper at 1-800-550-6503. The Casa Blanca Inn and sister inns Blue Lake Ranch and The Don Gaspar Inn offer seasonal specials for those looking for romantic getaways, business travel, and winter adventures in the vast landscapes of New Mexico and Colorado. The Don Gaspar Inn, Blue Lake Ranch, and The Casa Blanca Inn are members of the Inns of the Southwest. Please visit our websites for monthly specials.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Farmington Aquatic Center Open Year Round

The Farmington Aquatic Center provides indoor water recreation for the whole family all year round. Featuring a 50 meter Olympic size pool, 150 foot water slide, and leisure/playground pool, guests of The Casa Blanca Inn can enjoy recreation and a variety of programs like lessons, aquacise, lap swimming, and leisure pool exercise.

Public Swimming hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m and 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Weekly events include Wet~N~Wild Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Lap Swimming Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Warm Water Exercise Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Early Bird Splash Monday & Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m., Happy Hour Aquacise every Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Aqua Jogger Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

The Farmington Aquatic Center is located at 1151 N. Sullivan. For hours, fees and program details reference: Farmington Aquatic Center or call (505)599-1167.

The Casa Blanca Inn, The Don Gaspar Inn, and The Blue Lake Ranch are members of the Inns of the Southwest.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Moonlight Walk at The Riverside Nature Center

The Casa Blanca Inn is surrounded by natural beauty and scenic reserves. For a glimpse of Farmington's beauty at night, The Riverside Nature Reserve will host a moonlight walk on Saturday, January 30th from 7 PM to 8:30 PM. Guided by the light of the moon, adventurers will stroll a two-mile stretch along woodland trails and a sparkling river in search of deer and nocturnal animals.

The Riverside Nature Center is located in Animas Park off Browning Parkway. Its proximity to the Animas River within the wooded Animas Park make the Nature Center and its Wetlands a unique experience only found in Farmington. Within the Nature Center, you will also find "Cottonwoods," the Nature Center store. For more information, call (505) 599-1422.

The Casa Blanca Inn, The Don Gaspar Inn, and Blue Lake Ranch are members of the Inns of the Southwest.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The Alley Cats Perform in Farmington

The Alley Cats, an a capella group best known for their renditions of timeless doo-wop classics and unique comedy, will perform on February 9th at the San Juan College Performance Hall, a local favorite venue for guests of The Casa Blanca Inn.

The Alley Cats provide audiences with an exciting blend of musical talent and comic timing. Their interaction with audiences and energetic approach to musical education makes a capella singing come alive for kids! The Alley Cats have performed all over the country, on the Jay Leno show, and they were featured during the world premiere of Disney's animated film 'Hercules.' The performance will include fresh, contemporary versions of '50s and '60s doo-wop music. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the San Juan College Performance Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. For more information call 505-566-3465 or visit

The Don Gaspar Inn, Blue Lake Ranch, and The Casa Blanca Inn are members of the Inns of the Southwest.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Guitar Class with Karl Sanders from the metal band NILE

On January 6, 2010, guitar enthusiasts who are visiting The Casa Blanca Inn have an opportunity to receive guitar lessons from Karl Sanders of the metal band NILE. Sanders will be offering personal guitar lessons across the U.S. during the forthcoming Nile tour (with support bands Krisiun, Immolation, Dreaming Dead, and Abagail Williams).

Lessons will include, but are not limited to, extreme metal guitar techniques, melodic guitar application within a death metal context, warm-up routines, chops-building exercises.

There will be a maximum of 4 students per day to insure that every student gets personal attention and a quality learning experience. Students will be invited to stay to watch Nile's sound-check after the lesson, and all students will be put on the guest list for the show. The costs of the lessons are $100 per hour and are geared toward intermediate to advanced students.

Lessons will be given at Gator’s, 1835 East Main Street in Farmington. Email for information and reservations.

The Casa Blanca Inn, Blue Lake Ranch, and The Don Gaspar Inn are members of the Inns of the Southwest.

Monday, January 4, 2010

New Bravo Broadway Stars Pops Concert

Guests of the Casa Blanca Inn can look forward to a NEW Bravo Broadway Stars Pops Concert performed by the San Juan Symphony. The show is an addition to the 2009-2010 regular season schedule and will feature Tony Award winning vocalist Debbie Gravitte and Broadway star Doug LeBrecque. The show will be featured at The Farmington Civic Center on January 30, 2010 at 7 PM. For more information, contact the San Juan Symphony at 505.564.3600 or visit

The Casa Blanca Inn, Blue Lake Ranch, and The Don Gaspar Inn are members of The Inns of the Southwest.