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There are lots of transportation options if you’re looking for a little bit of fun! Albuquerque is known for its hot air balloon rides, but that’s not the only way to get a different view of the city.
Get a birds-eye view of the Duke City with a hot air balloon ride! Book a balloon to explore the Rio Grande early in the morning, or watch a classic New Mexico sunset from a few thousand feet in the air. Either way, it’s sure to be the experience of a lifetime.
Explore Albuquerque on two wheels by renting a bicycle. There are hundreds of miles of bike paths in the metro area. Take a leisurely ride next to the Rio Grande, or challenge yourself on a mountain biking trail in the Sandia Mountains. Check out places to rent a bicycle and even take a tour while you’re at it. Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals offers guided and self-guided tours along with bike repairs and rentals. Free-to-Roam eBiking is the perfect way to explore the Duke City on an e-bike with tours and rentals. Heritage Inspirations also has a number of bicycle tours to choose from.
See Albuquerque in a new way aboard a trolley. From film locations to iconic Albuquerque landmarks, experience everything the city has to offer all while sitting back and relaxing on a guided tour with Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory. They even have special ghost tours for those looking for something a little more creepy.
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There are many unique ways to tour the Duke City. ABQ NM Film Tours has a tour through “Burquewood,” giving visitors a closer look at hot spots for filming famous movies and shows from Avengers to Terminator. Hop on an RV that’s made for Walter White on an ABQ Breaking Bad RV Tour to see 20 of the most popular places featured on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.
Explore Albuquerque and the surrounding area with New Mexico Jeep Tours to see places few have access to. MST Adventures has got you covered for any sort of outdoor adventure for any skill level. Float down the Rio Grande on a paddleboard, snowshoe across Sandia Mountain, or rent a variety of equipment to make your own adventure.
Who could forget about the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway? A unique way to get to the top of the Sandias, a 15-minute ride will get you to incredible views of Albuquerque, plenty of hiking opportunities and a great place to ski. It is the longest aerial tram on the continent, and the third-longest in the world!