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Plan your next vacation in Albuquerque, the most populous city in the state of New Mexico. Also known as The Duke City and Burque, the city was founded in 1706 by Nuevo Mexico governor, Francisco Cuervo y Valdes as La V illa de Albuquerque. The city now has a population of over half a million inhabitants, making it one of the most populated cities in the United States and the fourth largest in the Southwest. Albuquerque, located in the north-central part of New Mexico, is situated amid nature with the Sandia-Manzano Mountains to its east, the Rio Grande flowing north to south through the center, and the West Mesa to its western side. All in all, a vacation in Albuquerque will be full of outdoor activities, historic attractions, nature trails and much more.Discover the vacation rentals
When you start your search for vacation rentals in Albuquerque, you will find that there are plentiful choices. Whether you wish to be immersed in nature with a property on the outskirts of Albuquerque or closer to the bustling nightlife of New Mexico’s major city, there is an option for everyone. Imagine spending your afternoon sunbathing in your private garden before firing your barbecue up for dinner, or maybe coming to your accommodation after dinner and sipping on a glass of wine on your balcony overlooking the stary skies of Albuquerque. If you decide to bring your pets along for the ride, do not worry, you will be able to find plenty of properties that are welcoming to furry friends.
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How to get there and what to do
Being the largest city in the state of New Mexico, you will find that traveling to Albuquerque will be a breeze. Nine commercial airlines fly into the main airlines that fly into the city’s main airport, the Albuquerque International Sunport, ensuring that you will be able to find a direct flight from most of the major cities in the United States. Once you arrive at the airport, there will be numerous taxis and airport shuttles that can take you to your destination. However, if you wish to visit Albuquerque by train or bus, you will be pleased to know that the city is a major stop for both Amtrak and Greyhound. Moreover, if you are making your trip by car, you will find that highways I-25 and I-40 intersect in Albuquerque. Once you get to your destination, you should take a stroll around the city center of Albuquerque to see the gorgeous natural landscape that surrounds it and discover the many boutiques, restaurants and monuments that are located around the city.Where to eat in Albuquerque
Not only does Albuquerque have stunning architecture, a rich history and a beautiful landscape, it also has a wonderful culinary scene. While visiting the city, head over to Golden Pride or Frontier, both created by the same owner, these two staple breakfast places in Albuquerque. You will be able to find dishes like the Carne Adovada Breakfast Burrito, the Green Chile Breakfast Burrito, and the Frontier Cinnamon Roll. For lunch or dinner, check out La Salita, this local favorite New Mexican restaurant is family-owned and family-run. As soon as you step into the place you will feel welcomed. Try out their award-winning Build Your Meal with a Swiss-American Cheese Chile Relleno with Green Chile or the Beef Stuffed Sopaipilla with Red Chile.
Travelers and activities
Albuquerque’s climate and landscape are ideal for outdoor activities. The city and its surrounding mountainous terrain are perfect for any traveler who loves to go hiking or biking. The levels of the numerous trails usually cross between the Sandia and the Manzano Mountains. However, if heights are not your favorite setting, then head to the Paseo del Bosque Trail. This interconnected 16-mile long trail is perfect for a multitude of activities, such as walking, running, cycling, horseback riding and inline skating. These are just some of the exciting activities you could be enjoying in Albuquerque.Albuquerque for families
If you are visiting Albuquerque with the family, then check out these family-friendly activities that can be enjoyed by everyone. The Hinkle Family Fun Center is the perfect place to visit during rainy days. More than just an arcade, this center offers you plenty of activities to partake in, such as Bumper Boats, 18 hole miniature golf courses, laser tag, go-karting and more. However, on sunny days, visit Cliff’s, Amusement Park. This place is located in Northeast Heights and provides its visitors with numerous attractions like the CliffHanfer, the Falling Star, Super Fire Ball roller coaster, as well as a carousel and an old-time train.
Did you know that situated on an elevation of 5314 feet above sea level, Albuquerque is the highest metropolitan city in the United States?
Top 5 travel tips for Albuquerque
This stunning neighborhood should be your first stop in the city. Built on the 300 years the long influence of Native American and Spanish cultures, you will be able to encounter the central plaza, the Old Town’s traditional cobblestone streets, admire its bright colors and stroll through the local boutiques.2. ABQ Biopark
For a relaxing activity outdoors, check out the ABQ Park. This massive park is divided into four attractions: an aquarium (with a shark tank), a botanic garden, a zoo (with 200 plus species) and the Tingley Beach.3. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
Do not miss out on the world’s largest gathering of hot air balloons. This festival happens every October in Albuquerque and you will be able to admire more than 600 brightly colored balloons.4. San Felipe de Neri Church
This church, not only is a stunning piece of architecture, but it’s also a historic landmark dating back to 1706. You will be able to learn all about the history of this Roman Catholic Church.5. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Before Albuquerque was taken over by Spanish conquistadors, there were numerous tribes of Pueblo people. In this museum, you can learn about the history of the natives of the area through several artifacts and guided tours.