ALBUQUERQUE IN THE NEWS

RECENT ABQ MEDIA COVERAGE

Albuquerque was named one of AFAR's "Top Places to Go in 2019" and one of “50 Best Places to Travel in 2018” by Travel + Leisure! Check out additional media coverage for Albuquerque, New Mexico below. 

Leisure

Eight Spots in the United States Where You Can See Petroglyphs – Smithsonian

Experience the Traditions of New Mexico in Albuquerque – Red Tricycle

5 Places to Have Your Next Family Reunion – Travel & Leisure

How to Celebrate the Moon Landing’s 50th Anniversary – Hemispheres

Things to Do with Kids in Albuquerque – Red Tricycle

3 Unique Albuquerque Hotels For Families - FamiliesGo!

The Best Summer Vacations to Take in 2019 - Oyster

10 Affordable Family-Friendly Road Trips for 2019 - Travel Channel

Weekend getaways: Soak up the sun and culture of Albuquerque - The Seattle Times

Sandia Peak: The Complete Guide - TripSavvy

10 Unexpected Bachelorette Party Destinations - Travel Channel

5 Places Blossoming with beautiful Blooms -Forbes Travel Guide

Enchanting Things to Do in Albuquerque, New Mexico with KidsTravel Mamas

9 of the Best Long Weekend Getaways in the U.S. - Oyster.com

Visit New Mexico, The Land of EnchantmentAsbury Park Press Online

5 Road Trips You Need to Take This Winter - Outside 

How to Explore Albuquerque's Quirky Sights in 48 Hours - 5280

Rediscovering Albuquerque and its Many Charms - TravelPulse

How to Do a Weekend in Albuquerque - Smarter Travel

Spend Your Star-Studded Astrotourism Getaway at One of These 4 US Destinations - Well + Good

Fascinating Small Town Museums in Western US - McCool Travel 

15 Hidden Speakeasy Bars You'll Want to Find - Travel Channel 

What to do in Albuquerque New Mexico [in just 24 hours] - We3Travel 

Travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico - Amateur Traveler

These are the 15 Healthiest Cities in America - Reader’s Digest

48 Hours in Albuquerque - Furthermore

The 15 Most Instagrammable Spots In Albuquerque, New Mexico - Huffington Post

The Unique Spirit of the Southwest is Alive in Albuquerque - Wine Enthusiast

On The Edge - Modern Luxury

7 Unexpectedly Great Destinations for Bachelorette Parties - Thrillist

Audacious Autumn - Associated Press

See fall colors from on high with hot-air balloon rides, zip-line tours and more - Chicago Tribune

The Best Things to do in October Across the U.S. - Travel + Leisure

Breaking Bad Tourists Will Find That Albuquerque is More Than a Pop Culture Trip - Lexington Herald-Leader

The Wealthiest Cities in America - Women’s Health

10 Awesome Vacations That Won’t Cost You a Bundle - Red Tricycle

7 Unique Vacations Spots for Every Type of Traveler - Make It Better

On This Run Through New Mexico, No Shortage Of Space (And Salsa) - Huffington Post

Albuquerque Guide: Where to Eat, Drink and Stay in New Mexico's Largest City -  The Independent 

Top 12 Things to do in the ABQUrbanBlissLife

Albuquerque: Top 10 Plays Kid Tripster

Albuquerque: Top 10 StaysKid Tripster

Albuquerque: Top 10 EatsKid Tripster

Albuquerque: KidTripster Teen: My 5 favorite things - KidTripster

Albuquerque for Young Families - KidTripster

Albuquerque for Families with Teens & Tweens - KidTripster

Experience Albuquerque’s Native American Communities, Cultures and Sacred Sights - Fodor’s Travel

Would You Sleep in These Asylum Hotels? - Architectural Digest

Where to Eat in Albuquerque: An Albuquerque, New Mexico Dining GuideUrbanBlissLIfe

Where to Stay in Albuquerque, New Mexico: Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic FarmUrbanBlissLife

Reliving My Travel + Cuisine Awakening - TravelPulse

Albuquerque’s Hotel Chaco Perfects the Concept of Local Styling - TravelPulse

Rediscovering Albuquerque and its Many Charms - TravelPulse

11 Reasons a Family Vacation Can Change Your Child’s Life - Red Tricycle

Great Geeky Getaways - FamilyTravel.com

How Two Native American Women Are Shaking Up Albuquerque’s Craft Brewing Scene - MUNCHIES

Where to Spot a Ghost in Every State - Reader’s Digest

The Trip You Should Take This Fall, Based on Your Zodiac Sign - Travel + Leisure

These Native American Breweries Are Bottling Their Heritage - October

Explore Albuquerque By Bike - The Travel 100

The Ultimate Guide to the Right Hostess Gifts for Every Occasion - Reader’s  Digest

Visit Albuquerque with Kids?! –24 Hours in ABQ! - This Messy Season

Budget-Friendly Vacations Everyone Will Love - Red Tricycle

5 reasons to visit Albuquerque in 2019 - Mic.com

 

Rankings

2019 

Where to Go in 2019 - AFAR 

10 of the best road trips you need to take this summer - USA Today 10Best

These Five U.S. Cities are Best Bets When Traveling with Pets - The Columbus Dispatch

The 50 Best Spring Weekend Getaways: Mini Vacation Destinations Worth Exploring - Men’s Journal

The Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker - MovieMaker

Affordable U.S. Destinations for 2019 - AARP 

20 Top Places to Visit in the U.S. in 2019 - TripAdvisor 

Best 2019 Budget Travel DestinationsTravel Channel

Most Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations in the USViewfinder

2018

Most Under-the-Radar Cities in America - Expedia 

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018 - Travel + Leisure

Try these 18 destinations for 2018 - Los Angeles Times 

The Best Cities in the United States - National Geographic Traveler

Is Albuquerque The Next Trendy City? - Travelocity

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime - Insider

The Best Places to Travel Each Month in 2018 - Expedia

20 Game-Changing Places to Live - Sunset

The hippest cities in the US everyone under 30 wants to move to - Insider

The Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2018: Big Cities - MovieMaker

The Best Places to Travel in OctoberThe Matador Network

Best Places to Visit in October - Conde Nast Traveler

10 Best Places to Go in October - AFAR

2017

Best in Travel 2017MONEY 

5th best small American city - Resonance Consultancy

America's 13 Most Misunderstood CitiesThrillist

America’s Favorite Cities - Travel + Leisure 

 

Meetings

Rocky Mountain OriginalsSmall Market Meetings (print & online)

New Mexico: Taking Wow to a New LevelSmart Meetings

Albuquerque Undergoes Extensive Prep for Economic Growth - Huffington Post

Destination Guide: New Mexico - Meetings & Conventions

Discover Your Ideal Convention Center Personality Type - Smart Meetings

Defining Conventions as Urban Innovation and Economic Accelerators - Skift

New Mexico: State of Stunning Contrasts - Smart Meetings

7th Best City for Conferences in 2016 – SmartAsset

Downtown Albuquerque named one of 11 Awesome Urban Districts Full of Character – TripAdvisor

 

Adventure

Six places in the U.S. that have epic starry skies - MarketWatch

Not to Miss Adventure Experiences in Albuquerque - RoamRight

Stretch Your Limits: 9 Wildly Bizarre Yoga Classes - Fodor’s

The Best Bucket List Adventures in Every State - The Active Times (Jan 2017)

Albuquerque Out of Bounds - Outside

 

Hotels

The Dreamiest Venues for a Rustic Destination Wedding in the U.S. - Fodor’s Travel

15 Motel Wedding Venues You Need to SeeTLCme.com

Farm-to-Table Hotels: Where the Eats Are as Good as the Stay - Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

Most Beautiful Hotels in America - Architectural Digest

10 Stunning Eco-Friendly HotelsSunset 

The most unique hotels in all 50 states - Orbitz

20+ Great Resorts for Getaways With Your Puppers - Travel Channel

10 Modern Eco-Friendly Hotels - Outside 

The Most Haunted Homes, Hotels, and Lodges in America - Men's Journal

Best Historic Hotels - TripSavvy

The Most Beautiful Farm Wedding Venues Across the Country - TLCme.com

 

Culinary

Taste Albuquerque’s Growing Farm to Table Food Scene - Travel Mamas

10 Most Interesting Chile Dishes in AlbuquerqueUSA Today 10 Best

The Top 14 Restaurants in Albuquerque, New MexicoTripSavvy

This Week in Food and Travel: 5 Reasons Albuquerque should Top your 2019 Travel Listmic.com

Top 10 Culinary Experiences to Soak up Local Flavor - Sunset

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay recently named New Mexico as the hottest food destination in America, highlighting Albuquerque as one of the state's most interesting food cities!

10 Places Serving Native American Cuisine - Travel Channel

13 Fancy Restaurants in Former Gas Stations - Fodor’s

Recipe for Carne Adovada - Wine Enthusiast

Sights and Bites: Albuquerque, New Mexico - National Geographic

The Best Breakfast in Every State - Food & Wine

50 States of Dog-Friendly Restaurants - Food Network

 

Beer & Wine

We’re Obsessed with These Absolutely Beautiful Taprooms – Oct.co

New Mexico Beer: Christmas is Year Round - Elevation Outdoors

This City is Producing Some of the Best IPA’s Right Now - Food & Wine

Five Epic Craft Beer Road Trips - CraftBeer.com

One for the Road - Elevation Outdoors

What Is A New Mexico IPA? - The Beer Necessities

The best place to go wine tasting in all 50 states - Matador Network

 

Attractions

13 Best Small Amusement Parks in the U.S. - Family Vacation Critic

Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: Former ‘insane asylums’ repurposed as museums and hotels - Tribune News Service Outlets

Sandia Peak: The Complete Guide - TripSavvy

Find Epic Stargazing at 'New Mexico's Machu Picchu' - National Geographic

51 Amazing University and College Buildings Across the USA USA Today

Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul Fans Head to this Iconic Spot when Visiting Albuquerque -Forbes

Don't-Miss STEM Museums - Travel Channel

Best Beaches & Natural Attractions - TripSavvy

 

Events

See the Incredible Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - Budget Travel

20 Best Fall Harvest Festivals and Events Across America - The Oprah Magazine

50 states of Fun FestivalsTravel Channel 

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: A Bucket List Adventure - Amateur Traveler

10 Amazing Fall Festivals Worth a Road Trip - Travel Channel

Getting High in Albuquerque - TravelPulse

Wackiest, Wildest State Fair Foods - Far & Wide

 

Holiday

Top 5 Valentine's Day Getaways in America RevealedWorld Property Journal

The Best Places Around the World to Travel in December - Thrillist

The Best Holiday Markets in Every State - Food & Wine

8 Holiday Light Displays You Don’t Want to Miss - Travel Channel

9 of the World’s Most Romantic Winter Wonderlands - AFAR

Fourth of July Celebrations in Colorado and New Mexico - Taking the Kids