If you are planning to visit Albuquerque during the wildly popular Balloon Fiesta in early October, there are plenty of fun options in the area to keep you busy and entertained. Here are a few ideas for a stay during the Fiesta.
When it comes to museums, there are plenty of unique options in Albuquerque. Popular museums include the Albuquerque Museum of Art, the children’s museum; Explora and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. For another historic experience visit the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
A very popular tourist attraction is the Sandia Mountains and an adventurous ride on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway For more outdoor fun bring your visitors to Petroglyph National Monument
The zoo, botanic garden, and aquarium are always a unique experience for out-of-town guests and anyone with children. Find out more at ABQ BioPark.
During Balloon Fiesta check out the Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Since the weather is glorious in Albuquerque in October, make time to enjoy the fall leaves and crisp autumn air on the Bosque trail for a walk, bike ride or run.
Old Town also holds special performances throughout the month during Balloon Fiesta Week in Old Town. For all the details visit Historic Old Town
To help you plan your visit to the Fiesta visit the official event schedule for daily happenings at Balloon Fiesta Schedule.
If you have some extra time, pay a vist to “The City Different;” Santa Fe for art, culture, and great dining in Santa Fe.