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The road to heaven isn’t paved at all.

Take a deep breath. Like, really deep. Because Albuquerque is one intense ride. Gorgeous mountains, natural hot springs, kayaking, hundreds of miles of bike trails and hot air adventures, all within minutes of each other means exhilaration as far as you can see. Be floored by the natural beauty this city 5,312 ft. above sea level has to offer, and elevate your love of the outdoors.

Hike the Sandia Mountains, shred on the slopes, paddle the Rio Grande, experience the city’s extensive network of bike trails, or take your adventure to the skies of the Hot Air Ballooning Capital of the World, with year-round ballooning adventures and the Sandia Aerial Tramway. 

Albuquerque's rich and diverse culinary scene is hard to beat. From the traditional New Mexican food the city is known for, to farm to table experiences and authentic Native cuisine, you won't go hungry here. Dive into craft cocktails and brews, enjoy roof top bars, and get ready to tap into flavors you've yet to discover.  

Experience live performances and events you'll only find in Albuquerque. Live music, a unique fusion of cultures, a vibrant art scene and weather suitable for outdoor events year-round make for an epic, eventful destination. 

Need more inspiration? Gorgeous mountains, natural hot springs, kayaking and paddle boarding, hundreds of miles of bike trails and hot air adventures, all within minutes of each other are only a few of the things this city has to offer.