At the heart of New Mexico beats the pulse of a vibrant city. In Albuquerque, diverse cultures, authentic art and dynamic traditions have helped shape our centuries-old story. No matter your interests, the city has countless opportunities for you to explore.
Immerse yourself in our painted skies, abundant space and more than 310 days of sunshine, which make it possible to ski the slopes of the Sandia Mountains and play a round at one of our award-winning golf courses, all in the same day. Albuquerque is an oasis in the high desert, full of rich history and inspiring ideas.
Plan your trip today, and leave Albuquerque viewing your own world in a whole new light.
Visiting Albuquerque allows you to experience the authentic Southwest. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, Albuquerque boasts a unique multicultural history and heritage. You will always know you're someplace special, whether you're eating at one of our traditional New Mexican restaurants, shopping at one of the thousands of shops and galleries around town, enjoying our world-class visual and performing arts, playing on the best golf courses in the Southwest or exploring our endless outdoors.
Getting to Albuquerque is easy when you fly into the Albuquerque International Sunport. Served by 8 major carriers, the Sunport offers nonstop service between ABQ and more than 20 destinations, all with worldwide connectivity. The Albuquerque International Sunport, known for its distinct southwestern architecture and cultural décor, is New Mexico’s largest commercial airport, welcoming over 5 million passengers each year. The Sunport boasts a world-class art collection, unique amenities, New Mexican cuisine, and many local artisanal gifts.
Albuquerque has space–space to grow your career, space to grow your family, and space to grow your life. With 3,000 people per square mile, you know you’ll escape the endless urban sprawl, while still enjoying the amenities and excitement of a city. Beyond space to reside, Albuquerque’s unique location offers space to move too–here you can hike, climb, paddle, bike and explore. Looking to grow your career? Albuquerque is also big on small business, entrepreneurship, and innovation and boasts opportunities in industries like government, education, health care, entertainment, tech and manufacturing.