Have you heard of Albuquerque, New Mexico? Whether you live in the area, or simply remember hearing Bugs Bunny proclaim that he had taken a wrong turn in Albuquerque, the name is one that we aren’t soon to forget. If you are planning a trip into this city, and are interested in seeing some fantastic sights while you’re there, get ready to add quite a bit to the itinerary. In this article, we will talk about what there is to do in Albuquerque!
If you’re looking for adventure while visiting the city of Albuquerque, you’ll no doubt want to visit the Albuquerque Biological Park. This is a park that is made up of four facilities: BioPark Botanic Garden, the Aquarium, Rio Grande Zoo, and last but not least, Tingley Beach. With so much to do and see within this park, you’ll want to bring the whole family!
If you’re a history fan, you’ll no doubt get a thrill from visiting Old Albuquerque. The old town is made up of ten blocks of adobe buildings rich with history and cultural heritage. When you visit, enjoy the fantastic buildings, and even experience the shopping that Old Albuquerque has to offer! If you’re lucky enough to visit the old part of this city during the holidays, you’ll witness the paper lanterns that line the streets, and the walkways. Be sure to stop and see the band play under the gazebo as well!
Third on our list of things to do, and places to see while in Albuquerque is the International Balloon Fiesta. One of the biggest tourist attractions Albuquerque has to offer, this event takes place in the balloon fiesta park in the month of October. During this time, hundreds of hot air balloons are able to be seen lining the sky each day. Not only can you experience this fantastic sight, but there is plenty of food, arts and crafts, live music, and more!
So if you are fortunate enough to be visiting Albuquerque, New Mexico, any time soon, there is plenty to do and to see while you are there. Our list by no means covered everything, so be sure to get around and see all that this lovely historic city has to offer! Whether you hope to see exotic and fascinating animals, old adobe buildings, or the beauty of hundreds of hot air balloons lining the sky, you’re sure to have plenty to tell your friends back home about this beautiful destination. Happy travels!