Albuquerque, N.M. – Avoiding the winter blahs has never been easier with an escape to Albuquerque. In addition to being a hub for winter specials, deals and other events, Albuquerque’s official travel website is featuring romantic hotel packages and running a winter sweepstakes giveaway in an effort to help heat up those chilly winter months.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, couples looking to spice up their weekend at an Albuquerque hotel are invited to browse the many romantic packages featured on Many of the packages offer extras including champagne or sparkling cider, flowers, chocolates and breakfast room service the next morning.
For one lucky winner, the Visit Albuquerque’s winter sweepstakes giveaway will provide a free Albuquerque getaway package for two. The package includes lodging at either the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town or Nativo Lodge, a $200 Visa Card, two passes to the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway and a $50 Q Card with preloaded admission into the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum and the Albuquerque BioPark. Deadline to enter is Feb. 28, 2010.
For more information on other great ways to check out Albuquerque this winter, be sure to visit