Albuquerque Overview

Visiting Albuquerque allows you to experience the authentic Southwest. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, Albuquerque boasts a unique multicultural history and heritage. Native American, Hispanic & Latino, Anglo and other cultural influences are a part of everyday life. You will always know you’re someplace special, whether you’re eating at one of the traditional New Mexican restaurants, shopping at one of the thousands of shops and galleries around town, enjoying world-class visual and performing arts, or playing on the best golf courses in the Southwest. Nowhere is the confluence of past and present more dramatic than here in Albuquerque, where the modern city skyline is set against a backdrop of the stunning Sandia Mountains and an endless, timeless blue sky.

When visiting Albuquerque, you’ll find its spectacular weather—with 310 days of sunshine—perfect for outdoor activities, including biking, skiing and hiking. Albuquerques incomparable weather and scenery also make it the hot air ballooning capital of the world. Balloons dot the clear blue skies throughout the year, revealing a myriad of colours.

At night, Albuquerque is bathed in the glow of neon signs, relics of the city’s role along historic Route 66. Locals and visitors enjoy kicking up their heels in the bustling downtown entertainment district, taking in a show at one of Albuquerques international theatre and dance companies, and visiting the many casinos surrounding the metropolitan area.

Come experience the spectacular culture, abundance of activities and breathtaking landscapes that are uniquely Albuquerque!


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