The hot air balloon is synonymous with the state of New Mexico. Celebrate at the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the most photographed event on earth! Enjoy the sites from down below or hop in a balloon yourself. There are countless companies that offer these amazing rides including Aerolgelic Ballooning, World Balloon, and Rainbow Ryders.
New Mexico’s largest city is known for vast, gorgeous skies, a massive river, a burgeoning film and television business, and amazing restaurants. It’s these categories that inform the best things to do in Albuquerque. Whether you greet the dawn with a ride in a hot air balloon, go for a bike ride along the Rio Grande or take a tour in Walter White’s van, use our guide to check off all the best things to do in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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