Albuquerque, New Mexico is a Land of Enchantment. It says so on the license plates.
Albuquerque features some of the unique places in New Mexico. Albuquerque features unique historical art and cultural sites to explore. From the educational museums to Mexican cuisine and nice weather, this place has so many sites to explore. Here are some of the top places to explore on your trip to Albuquerque:
1- Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta:
International Balloon Fiesta takes place in October every year in Albuquerque. Albuquerque has mostly the perfect dry climate, it is perfect for hot air ballooning. Many visitors come during October to visit this festival. During the festival, there are many food stalls and you will see over 500 hot air balloons up in the sky. It’s a wonderful place and festival to visit in your lifetime. I know a company where some of their people love this event.
2- Albuquerque Old Town:
The Old Town Albuquerque was founded in 1706, surrounded by historic homes and buildings. There are so many things to do in Old town Albuquerque. You can stroll in this town or visit educational museums or eat in restaurants or just stay in amazing hotels. You can also find so many retail shops and galleries, and you can take a bicycle and enjoy a trolley tour. This is a nice place to discover with beautiful hidden patios, winding brick paths, and gardens. You can wander in the old town and see the historic buildings too. It’s a great tourist attraction in Albuquerque.
3- Sandia Peak Tramway:
If you want to see the amazing views of Albuquerque and the Sandia Mountains, this place will become your most favorite. At the Sandia Peak tramway, you can take a ride on a Cable car and view the beautiful scenery. You can also hike on the trails once you get to the top. At 10,378 feet, you will see a breathtaking view of Albuquerque. It’s a stunning ride every season and at the top of Sandia Peak, you will also find many restaurants to eat and enjoy the beautiful views.
4- ABQ BioPark:
ABQ bio park is one of the best places to relax and visit in Albuquerque. It is an environmental museum perfect for every age of people. The ABQ Biopark features four facilities including the Rio Grande Botanical Garden, the Rio Grande Zoo, Albuquerque Aquarium, and Tingley Beach. It is a great attraction for tourists and if you are visiting with kids, this place is the best. You can also visit the exhibits or just go and relax in this peaceful place.
5- Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum:
The Explora Science center and Children’s Museum is one of the best places to learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and maths. It provides a fun and hands-on activities for children in the area of science and technology. The museum not only features only exhibitions but outdoor activities too including giant building blocks and a playground patio. This museum is great for all ages and has different areas to explore. You will also find a nice area to sit and eat. It’s a nice place to go with kids or for family outings.
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