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Albuquerque Tourism and Sightseeing
Diverse cultures, authentic art and vibrant traditions have shaped the centuries-old story of Albuquerque. Soak in our blue skies and 310 sunny days a year, breathe the high desert sage- and piñon-scented air, and you’ll understand why Albuquerque is a destination like no other. The city's uniqueness is reflected in the culture, traditions, food, music, art, dress and attitude. Arts & Culture Native American, Spanish and Western heritage permeates the very essence of this place. Traditional and modern creativity flourish here. Our distinctive culture gives rise to an abundance of art, galleries and theater – making Albuquerque a highly ranked arts destination by AmericanStyle magazine. Albuquerque offers an intense immersion into Native American culture, and there is no shortage of ways to discover it. Start by visiting the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then see ancient cliff dwellings, petroglyphs or a pueblo; exposing yourself to thousands of years of living history. Cuisine Albuquerque has an abundance of culinary choices. Our ethnic restaurants are plentiful as well as locally owned options. Sample traditional New Mexican flavors and our famous red and green chile. When you eat in a New Mexican restaurant you'll be asked “Red or Green?” which indicates red or green chile on your dish or a combination, called “Christmas.” Scenic Beauty – An Outdoor Enthusiast Paradise Albuquerque’s natural landscape has striking variations in terrain at elevations ranging from 5,000 feet in the Rio Grande Valley to Sandia Peak’s 10,000-foot crest. With the Sandia Mountains in our backyard, outdoor recreational opportunities are accessible and abundant. The city’s geography lends itself to hiking, biking, rock climbing, mountaineering, bouldering, geocaching, birding and more. Don't miss a ride on the famous Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway. As the “Hot Air Balloon Capital of the World,” balloons dot the sky here nearly every morning and especially during the world’s largest hot air balloon festival each October. More and more golfers are coming to Albuquerque – one of the sport’s best-kept secrets. Golf Digest and Golf Magazine have ranked several of our courses among the best in the country for good reason. Learn more at www.ItsATrip.org.  Skip to Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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National Museum of Nuclear Science &; History
National Museum of Nuclear Science &; History things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Science Museum in Albuquerque, NM USA

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History in Albuquerque, NM.

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Science Museum in Albuquerque, NM USA

We offer a journey through billions of years of New Mexico's natural history, from the formation of the universe to the present day.


Petroglyph National Monument
Petroglyph National Monument
National Park in Albuquerque, NM USA

National Monument.

SANDIA PEAK AERIAL TRAMWAY
SANDIA PEAK AERIAL TRAMWAY
Scenic in Albuquerque, NM USA

2.7 MILE AERIAL TRAMWAY.

Air1 Positive Hits Tour
Air1 Positive Hits Tour things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Oct 01, 2015 (Thursday) Concert event in Albuquerque, NM USA

Air1 Positive Hits Tour October 01, 2015 at Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, NM 7:00PM.

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Next Month, Aug 27, 2015 (Thursday) Sports event in Albuquerque, NM USA

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox August 27, 2015 at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, NM 6:35PM.

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Next Month, Aug 28, 2015 (Friday) Sports event in Albuquerque, NM USA

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox August 28, 2015 at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, NM 7:05PM.

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Next Month, Aug 29, 2015 (Saturday) Sports event in Albuquerque, NM USA

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox August 29, 2015 at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, NM 7:05PM.

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Next Month, Aug 30, 2015 (Sunday) Sports event in Albuquerque, NM USA

Albuquerque Isotopes v Colorado Springs Sky Sox August 30, 2015 at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, NM 6:05PM.

Albuquerque Isotopes v El Paso Chihuahuas at Isotopes Park
Albuquerque Isotopes v El Paso Chihuahuas at Isotopes Park things to do on a rainy day in Albuquerque, NM
Next Month, Aug 05, 2015 (Wednesday) Sports event in Albuquerque, NM USA

Albuquerque Isotopes v El Paso Chihuahuas August 05, 2015 at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque, NM 7:05PM.


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Best Time to Visit Albuquerque


The best time to visit Albuquerque is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Albuquerque


Month Low Avg High
January 23.8 35.7 47.6
February 28.2 41.4 54.6
March 33.7 48.1 62.4
April 40.5 55.6 70.6
May 49.7 64.7 79.7
June 59.4 74.8 90.2
July 64.7 78.5 92.3
August 63.2 76.1 89.0
September 56.0 69.1 82.2
October 43.8 57.3 70.7
November 31.6 44.4 57.1
December 24.2 36.1 47.9

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