THE BEST WAY TO ROSWELL, N.M.

From LAX, nonstop service to Albuquerque is offered on United, Southwest and American and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on US Airways, Delta, United, Frontier and Southwest. From LAX to Lubbock, Texas, direct service (stop, no change of planes) is offered on Southwest and connecting service is offered on Continental. American, Southwest and United. Restricted round-trip fares to Albuquerque begin at $236, and to Lubbock $238. It's about three hours to Roswell from either place.

The International UFO Museum and Research Center, 114 N. Main St.; (800) 822-3545, http://www.roswellufomuseum.com. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission $5 for adults, $2 for kids 5-15.The Roswalien 2011 UFO festival will take place July 1-4. Four-day pass, $22.