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Albuquerque Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins in Old Town Albuquerque and takes you on a well-designed course through the historic and cultural streets as you visit churches walk through sculpture gardens and see the local parks and museums.  The tour requires approximately 1 mile of walking. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. leaving time to stop for a bite to eat or simply to enjoy the best southwestern sights of the town. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun on a scavenger hunt adventure! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn Albuquerque into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city
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Albuquerque Rio Grande Balloon Ride
"We fly most days at sunrise weather permitting. We begin by meeting you at our launch site which is right on the west side of the Rio Grande River. Once at the launch site we will inflate the balloon and fly for about an hour down the river valley here in Albuquerque. During the flight depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day you will have great views of the Sandia Mountains to the east Petroglyph national monument to the west
From $167.00
 
Albuquerque Rio Grande Balloon Ride
"We fly most days at sunrise weather permitting. We begin by meeting you at our launch site which is right on the west side of the Rio Grande River. Once at the launch site we will inflate the balloon and fly for about an hour down the river valley here in Albuquerque. During the flight depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day you will have great views of the Sandia Mountains to the east Petroglyph national monument to the west
From $167.00

Near Albuquerque Tips (11)

The Sandia Mountains

The Sandia Mountains seem to embrace Albuquerque. They remind me of the Andes Mountains in Chile for they seem to follow wherever one travels!Here are some interesting facts about the Sandias:*While...
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VeronicaG
Oct 18, 2007

Where the Buffalo Roam (Kind of)

The Sandia Pueblo is on the north boundary of Albuquerque. Although they are small in population, they own a large amount of land with spectacular geography. Their casino has been hugely successful...
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AlbuqRay
Aug 07, 2005

Unforgiving Bike Paths

- Albuquerque is loaded with trails, which is good. However, these are largely bike trails and really not good for walkers as they are long and the desert sun is very unforgiving.If you do venture...
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lovemycacti
Feb 28, 2004

Things to Do Around Albuquerque

Arranged by: - In Albuquerque itself - Half days out of Albuquerque - Day trips out of Albuquerque - Overnight trips - Long tripsNote! Original image was high resolution and very readable. I believe...
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AlbuqRay
Jun 04, 2014

Hiking at Sandia Crest

There are lots of trails for hiking, and unfortunately, the visitor center does not provide any hand out maps. You can take a look at their map in the center, and decide from there which trail to...
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jujub
Sep 21, 2002

The aerial tramway to Sandía...

The aerial tramway to Sandía Peak is a beautiful and spectacular trip. Also, you can drive up the east side of the mountain to Sandía Crest. The tram ride is most enjoyable in daylight, but I think...
zZigzZag
Aug 24, 2002

Take a ride up the Sandia Peak...

Take a ride up the Sandia Peak Tramway! This site is located in the Cibola National Forest and escalates up through the Sandia Mountain Wilderness! Head north out of Albuquerque to find this great...
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jgemini65
Aug 25, 2002

Pretty sky

I liked how pretty the sunsets were here. There were different shades of orange, yellows, purples. The clouds looked cool. Bring your camera if you go out around dusk. The air felt clean and crisp...
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supune
Sep 30, 2010

Take the tram to the top of...

Take the tram to the top of the Sandia Mountain, or if you're adventurous, hike the La Luz trail to the top and enjoy the view of Albuquerque below. Southwestern/Mexican food!!! There is a serious...
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kjow
Aug 25, 2002

Climb to the top of a mountain...

Climb to the top of a mountain or high place and sit there for at least an hour and contemplate all you see the orange light of a sunset reflected on a near by mountain
pufit
Aug 24, 2002

Sandia Crest

Sandia Crest is 16 miles east of Albuquerque (I-40, 6 miles north on SR-14, 14 miles NW on SR536). There is an observation deck and various hiking trails.
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jujub
Sep 21, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Albuquerque

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Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

Located in Old Town, this museum is well worth paying the modest $3- entrance fee (children $1-, seniors $2-). Largely chronologically organized, the there are valuable ancient artifacts and old...
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Old Town

Probably the busiest tourist attraction in town is the Old Town, which is the remains of the original city center around a plaza, with adobe buildings turned into restaurants and shops. Mostly kitsch...
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Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is NOT in Old Town, nor in downtown Albuquerque, but it is easy and find as it can be seen from I-40 freeway. This is a wonderful place to visit for it's ceremonial...
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The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

New Mexico is where the world's first atomic bomb was developed, built, and detonated, so it is appropriate that the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is located here. It is the only...
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Sandia Peak

Sandi Mountain range is about 30 miles long to the eat of Albuquerque city and suburbs. It is also 5-7 miles in depth to the east and fronting along Hwy 14 on the other side. Is has some urban hiking...
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