Suggested Itineraries Albuquerque

When it comes to suggested New Mexican itineraries Albuquerque is a great place to start as its one of the most popular cities in the state and offers lots of sights and attractions for visitors.

Suggested Itineraries Albuquerque
Suggested Itineraries Albuquerque

With a suggested itineraries Albuquerque is made easier to navigate and ensures that guests will not miss any major attractions in the city. Many sights in and around Albuquerque can be seen quickly such as historic buildings and ancient pueblos where as other attractions require much longer to see and experience. With suggested itineraries Albuquerque becomes much easier to navigate and makes your visit as fun and thorough as possible.

1-3 Days

Albuquerque itineraries may start with a relaxing day trip through historic Old Town Easily self-guided walking tours of Old Town take you to the ancient center where it all began. There are centuries of rich history in Old Town and a few hours walk around the area should allow a more in depth understanding of Albuquerque's history. If doing a walking tour the early morning is a nice, cool time to do it. Grab a delicious casual lunch at a quaint Old Town restaurant or bustling pub and then hit the shopping circuit and stay cool looking for great finds in some of Old Towns unique shops. Tour the Albuquerque Aquarium and Biological Park which takes at least a half day to see in full. Visitors can tour back through Old Town to the Museum of Art and History or hit the Albuquerque Zoo and see native and exotic animals and polar bear and sea lion feedings. To add to your Albuquerque itineraries why not head up to the Sandia Peak Tramway for a sunset ride that tops at 10,000 feet! Get great views of the lush surrounding forest and rustic canyons while traveling over 2.7 miles over ethereal landscape. You won't be disappointed if adding this to your Albuquerque itneraries!

4-7 Days

With 4-7 days to fill add the above attractions to another of many possible Albuquerque itineraries that might take you away from the heart of Old Town. Travel westward to the Petroglyph National Monument archaeological site where 17,000 petroglyphs were chipped away over 1,000 years into the rocky escarpment. This can be a full day trip in itself if your visit is absorbed by all the details. A drive to the Santa Fe area is well worth it and opens up a wealth of things to do. Take your time and tour the city. A short drive from Santa Fe are the beautiful Jemez Mountains. Rent a cabin for a night or two, tour the hot springs that dot that area and take a scenic mountains trail drive. Tour companies offer different Albuquerque suggested itineraries

and if visitors are not comfortable driving through the winding mountains, a tour company can be a helpful option.

7+ Days

With a week or more explore the area in greater depth. Take the above Albuquerque suggested itineraries and add more fun to the mix! Why not include a full afternoon of hot air ballooning over the Rio Grande Valley and enjoy a delicious dinner afterwards while sharing your exciting photographs. Floating over the canyon and river is a truly exciting experience that many visitors indulge in. Bandelier National Monument is not to be missed on the Albuquerque suggested itineraries list. Bandelier is the nation's most visited of ancient Pueblo sites and there are miles of trails linking to fascinating ancient cliff dwellings and petroglyphs

There many scenic byway routes to drive in northern New Mexico. The stunning Santa Fe Scenic Byway and has a lot of attractions to stop at along the drive. The Enchanted Circle is one of many and is an 85 mile paved mountain route through forest mountains, surrounding mesas breathtaking views. If possible try to take more than one scenic drive as the areas landscape is what makes New Mexico the gem it is held up to be.

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