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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

Jemez Mountains Tips (10)

Jemez Springs Area

The village of Jemez Springs is a short 1.5 hour drive from Albuquerque. It is in a valley made by the Jemez River but high enough that you are up in the pine trees. There are many things to do and...
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AlbuqRay
Oct 14, 2006

Battleship Rock

The next stop north (5 miles) of Jemez Springs is Battleship Rock, which is at the confluence of the north and east forks of the Jemez River. There is a developed day use area there (which requires a...
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AlbuqRay
Oct 14, 2006

This one commands respect.

I used ta' didn't have much respect for these things. I ran face first into one and now keep my eyes peeled.The wild Brown fishing in this area is great fun. Most people don't stray off the main hwy...
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tunisianhick
Feb 14, 2006

A day trip to the Jemez .....

I love taking day trips from Albuquerque to the Jemez (pronounced 'Hay-mez' by locals). Between Santa Fe and Albuquerque is an area called the Jemez Mountains. This place has natural hot springs what...
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kymbanm
Aug 13, 2005

Spence Hot Spring

Just north of Battleship Rock is the Spence hot spring. It is undeveloped but a very nice hot spring. You must hike down to the river, cross the river, and hike back up the hill to get there. Because...
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AlbuqRay
Dec 31, 2003

Soda Dam

Continuing north on State Highway 4 you will come to Soda Dam. The dam was built up over the centuries from the hot springs there and partially blocks the Jemez River. Normally the water is crystal...
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AlbuqRay
Aug 03, 2003

Guadalupe Gorge and Tunnels

Continuing north on State Highway 4 you will find a turnoff to the west. It crosses a bridge across the Jemez River just below the confluence with the Guadalupe River. Continue up the road until you...
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AlbuqRay
Jul 18, 2003

Jemez Pueblo

Jemez Pueblo is a relatively large pueblo. You are not allowed into the center of the Pueblo except during festivals or by invitation. The visitors center is on the north end in the red rock area,...
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AlbuqRay
Jul 18, 2003

Ponderosa Winery

Just north of the Jemez Pueblo turn back east on a small paved highway. Go about 6 miles and the Ponderosa Winery is on the left hand side. You can do some free wine tasting. Their Rieslings are...
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AlbuqRay
Jul 18, 2003

Drive an hour and a half west...

Drive an hour and a half west to Jemez Springs. Great scenery. Jemez Springs is on the road the climbs up a side of the Valle Grande, the largest volcanic crater in the world. Great town, great food,...
Marti_Reed
Aug 24, 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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