girl watching sunset from mountainIf you have seen Breaking Bad, then you might have heard of Albuquerque. It is the most heavily-populated city in the state of New Mexico and is home to a lot of unique and memorable activities that will surely keep you coming back for more.

Whether you are down for a solo adventure or taking the family along, there is no shortage of activities and sights to visit here. For starters, here is a list of fun family things to do here in Albuquerque.

Sandia Mountains

The Sandia Mountains are accessible from the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, which extends 2.7 miles up into the Sandia Mountains and offers a panoramic view of the city from the summit.

Once there, your family can enjoy activities such as mountain biking and hiking in warmer months, or the ski area during the winter.

Cliff’s Amusement Park

If a day up in the mountains is not your family’s thing, you can always try something more traditional such as Cliff’s Amusement Park.

Cliff’s has a high rating on Trip Advisor and has pretty much something for everyone, including thrill rides for the more adventurous, kiddy rides for the young and the young-at-heart, and family rides that everyone can enjoy together.

International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque’s climate makes it the perfect place to launch and fly hot air balloons. In fact, its weather is so favorable for hot air ballooning that it is popular as the hot air ballooning capital of the world.

It hosts the International Balloon Fiesta, a yearly nine-day event that features hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes from all over the world. Many companies in the area offer year-round hot air balloon flights as well.

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Albuquerque is brimming with all sorts of enjoying and engaging activities for your family. If you and your family are looking for a new and exciting experience, then come on over to Albuquerque – you will not regret it.