Albuquerque New Mexico Tourism At a Glance
Best Time to Visit Albuquerque New Mexico
The best times to visit Albuquerque are in September for the New Mexico State Fair; October for the nine-day Kodak Albuquerque International Balloon Festival; or in November through the 9th of December for the Annual Fine Craft Show and Sale. January is rich in cultural events. February is full of concerts. It seems like any time you choose to visit the city offers something special. Click Here to find hotels in Albuquerque. If you need additional visitor information for Albuquerque, Click Here.
Average Albuquerque Weather
January is the coldest month with average highs of 47, average lows of 22. Cold doesn't linger long - in February the average high bounces back up to 56. July is the hottest month with an average daytime high of 93 dropping down to 65 in the late evening. However, the low humidity makes even the extremes comfortable.
Albuquerque offers dual options --- either you have a car or choose your hotel within an easy walk to the Old Town and take commercial tours to other attractions. If you fly into Albuquerque and choose not to rent a car, check with your hotel to see if they offer airport shuttle service -- many do.
Otherwise, check with Gray Line of Albuquerque at 1-800-256-8991 or Sandia Shuttle Express at 1-888-775-5696 before you travel for price and scheduling information. All the major car rental companies have outlets in the area. Additionally Albuquerque is served by a variety of tour companies set to show you around town. Contact Over the Road Tours at (505) 891-4151, Gray Line at 1-800-256-8991 or check with your hotel concierge.
Albuquerque has no "season" as such. Prices at hotels and restaurants do not vary according to times of the year. With its rich history and cultural attractions, Albuquerque is the perfect place to extend a business stay to have a look around. Expect to pay between $100 and $150 for a business class hotel room close to the old city. Expect to pay around $10 for lunch in a moderately priced restaurant and around $20 per person for dinner in a moderately priced restaurant near the old town.
New Mexico Tourism - Albuquerque Attractions, Activities and Day Trips
Rent that car! You are close enough to Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico to scoot on over. San Felipe, and San Fidel with their bustling casino scenes are also options.
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