If you’re planning a family vacation to New Mexico, there are a number of fun activities and attractions. Whether you desire activities that appeal to all ages, educational opportunities, or simply the chance to enjoy something new, Albuquerque and the surrounding area have plenty of appealing vacation options.
Nativo Lodge is only five miles away from Balloon Fiesta Park, where the International Balloon Fiesta takes place every year for nine days in October. Those who attend can experience mass ascensions in the morning where dozens of balloons of different shapes, colors, and sizes lift off all at once; and balloon glows in the evening, where pilots light up their balloons simultaneously for a spectacular sight to see. Link to learn more below.
Albuquerque attractions include Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, Cliff's Amusement Park,Explora Science Center, ABQ BioPark: Botanic Garden, Zoo, Aquarium, Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway,Tinkertown Museum, and Rattlesnake Museum. Links to learn more below.
Other attractions in and around Albuquerque include the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science,National Hispanic Cultural Center, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History,Turquoise Museum, Petroglyph National Monument, Acoma Pueblo,Bandelier National Monument, and Historic Old Town. Links to learn more below.