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Part desert, part mountain, part river, all under endless blue skies, Albuquerque offers exhilaration you can’t find anywhere else. Imagine the perfect day hiking, biking, kayaking, bouldering and even hot air ballooning, while soaking in the natural beauty of the Southwest. But just one day won’t be enough to fit in adventures as far as the eye can see.

The Ultimate Outdoor Weekend in Albuquerque

Day One

8:00am

Pack lunch for the day, then fuel up with breakfast and coffee at The Grove Café & Marketplace. Try the breakfast burrito and a homemade cupcake—they’re delicious.

9:00am

Embark on a three-hour white-water rafting tour on the Rio Grande with MST Adventures, spotting native wildlife through the trees.

12:00pm

Drive back to Albuquerque to spend the remainder of the afternoon stand-up paddle boarding and floating lazily on the river with equipment from New Mexico River Adventures.

3:00pm

Unwind with a pint at one of Albuquerque's many local breweries and soak up a few more sun rays on an outdoor patio.

5:00pm

Stretch out for Pints & Planks at Green Jeans, followed by dinner and a robust IPA at Santa Fe Brewery.

8:00pm

Get in touch with your inner scientist at Explora for one of their Adult Nights, an evening full of interactive exhibits, live music and an airborne bicycle.

10:00pm

Fall, exhausted, into your bed at Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn.

Day Two

9:00am

Rent a bike from The BikeSmith and spend an exhilarating morning riding the trails in the Sandia Mountain foothills, followed by bouldering at U Mound.

12:00pm

Recuperate with a relaxing BBQ lunch at The County Line of Albuquerque, while soaking in indescribable views of the mountains.

2:00pm

Visit the beautiful backcountry of New Mexico in rugged style, with a three-hour Mountain Vista Jeep Tour.

8:00pm

End the day unwinding on Marble Brewery’s patio with a beer in hand, enjoying live music with the locals.

 

Imagine the perfect trip to Albuquerque. Then plan it.