Albuquerque, located in the state of New Mexico, is an old city in the USA and is known for its Native American history. Locals in the city are proud for their unique food culture that embraces both the Native American and Spanish ways and tastes of cooking. Their local food is a must-try when you visit this amazing city.
The city is full of excitement and you’ll find many things to do in Albuquerque. During the year the city host many events and festivals, much worth a visiting. A fantastic experience is to get to take part of the Balloon Fiesta during your stay, where hundreds of colorful hot air and gas balloons float in the air in celebration of this unique festival.
Other places of interest include the Rio Grande Zoo where you can meet koalas, kangaroos, and other animals that are rarely found in the United States.
Don’t miss your chance to visit the Meteorite Museum plus The Holocaust and Intolerance Museum of New Mexico.
The aquarium is another interesting stop in Albuquerque. You will be able to see various fresh water and salt water living sea creatures at the Albuquerque Aquarium.
This city also houses a number of casinos such as Isleta and Sandia Casino where you can try your luck in playing different games.
The best time to visit Albuquerque is during the autumn season, September to November. In autumn, average temperature is at 24ºC (75ºF). The Salsa Fiesta and the New Mexico State Fair take place in September while October is when the popular Balloon Fiesta is held. June to August is the low travel season and is a good time for those who want to avoid the thick crowds and high expenses. However, be prepared for warm weather because temperatures during this time range at 27-34 °C (82-94 °F). Events like the International Flamenco Festival and Albuquerque Folk Festival take place in June.
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