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Albuquerque: Rio Grande Valley Hot Air Balloon Ride

Albuquerque: Rio Grande Valley Hot Air Balloon Ride

Your adventure begins at the launch site. Become a hands-on crew member and help with the balloon inflation, or just sit back, observe, and take pictures as the gentle giant comes to life. Embark upon a unique journey at lift-off. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Rio Grande Valley while floating in the sky and sending greetings to earthbound folks below. Certified pilots will navigate the flight with your safety and enjoyment in mind. During your 1-hour ride, your pilot will answer any questions that you might have and identify local points of interest. The actual time in the air is approximately 60 minutes, but you should plan to spend up to 3.5 hours on your entire ballooning experience. The chase crew will follow the balloon while you’re flying and meet you at the landing site. You can then help pack up the balloon. After the balloon is loaded into the truck and trailer, you will board the van and head back to the launch site. Back at the launch site, enjoy a celebratory toast to end your safe and memorable adventure. Make sure you bring your camera.

Albuquerque: Old Town Self-Guided Walking Tour by App

Albuquerque: Old Town Self-Guided Walking Tour by App

See Albuquerque’s historic spots and discover it’s history and legends, at your own pace, anytime, on this smart phone guided (GPS/APP) walking tour. On the tour you will see the old patio market, the San Felipe de Neri Church, a hidden chapel, the old trading post, the candy shop that dishes out Heisenberg blue the prop used on Breaking Bad, the Old Town Square, the outdoor conquistador’s statures, the hidden courtyard, and so much more. And I’ll share with you the history of Albuquerque, the native peoples, the legends and lore of rattle snakes and turquoise, the conquistadores, the settlers who founded the city, history of trade, and so much more. Go at your own pace and schedule. Feel free to pause the tour anytime to explore. The tour never expires.

Albuquerque: Turquoise Museum Admission Ticket

Albuquerque: Turquoise Museum Admission Ticket

Learn all there is to know about turquoise, the elegant gemstone, with an admission ticket to the Turquoise Museum in Albuquerque. Inside the museum, find exhibitions that will appeal to all ages and interests. Educate yourself on mineralogy in the Science Gallery, admire the varying colors of turquoise at the Gallery of Mines, or learn about how turquoise is used around the world in the International Gallery.

Albuquerque Scavenger Hunt

Albuquerque Scavenger Hunt

Guided from any smartphone, on this tour groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. The adventure begins in the heart of Albuquerque and takes you on an exciting journey through the best sights of this historic town. You will explore sculpture gardens, museums, parks, churches and other interesting sights in the Old Town. The tour requires approximately 2.5 miles of walking and generally takes between 2-3 hours to complete.   Using a smart phone as the guide allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play. Stop for a leisurely lunch or race another team to the finish.

Albuquerque Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour and Game

Albuquerque Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour and Game

Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of beautiful and interesting parts of Albuquerque, New Mexico while following clues on your smartphone and solving interesting puzzles along the way. Play with your private group as the game guides you through the town. Score points for correct answers and try to get a high score on the leaderboard. Explore Albuquerque, New Mexico at your own pace. See the historic Old Town Plaza, Tiguex Park, The Mother Church of Albuquerque, Casa de Armijo, and much more. Discover some of what makes this area so popular with both locals and tourists alike. Enjoy fun challenges with family and friends that are perfect for all ages. Work together with your group to solve the 19 challenges on the scavenger hunt as you walk approximately 1 mile. Play any time that fits your schedule.

Albuquerque: Old Town Culture & Heritage Walking Tour

Albuquerque: Old Town Culture & Heritage Walking Tour

Learn about the mezclas de culturas (mix of cultures) that grew into today's New Mexico on this guided culture and heritage walking tour in Old Town Albuquerque. Visit centuries-old buildings and the revitalized Sawmill Market and taste local drinks. Starting at Hotel Albuquerque, visit places from Albuquerque’s past that have evolved over the years. See the Albuquerque Museum Sculpture Gardens, Old Town Plaza, and an 1890s one-room schoolhouse. Complete your journey at the Sawmill Market.

Albuquerque’s Family Adventure: A Journey of Discovery

Albuquerque’s Family Adventure: A Journey of Discovery

“Albuquerque’s Family Adventure: A Journey of Discovery” is more than just a walking tour; it’s an opportunity for families to become explorers of knowledge, history, and fun in the heart of New Mexico. Each step of this tour unveils the enchanting gems of Albuquerque, inviting you and your loved ones to dive into interactive learning experiences, bask in the beauty of lush green parks, and wander through the historic streets that tell tales of a rich cultural past. From awe-inspiring dinosaur exhibits to the quaint charm of Old Town, this tour is a mosaic of memorable moments tailored to spark curiosity and joy in both kids and adults. Join us on this family-friendly adventure, where every experience is designed to strengthen bonds and create lasting family memories. Embark on this journey of discovery, and let Albuquerque reveal its wonders to you, making every family member a hero in their own adventure story.

Albuquerque: 8pm ORIGINAL Ghost Tour of Old Town; 105-mins

Albuquerque: 8pm ORIGINAL Ghost Tour of Old Town; 105-mins

Take a fun and informative stroll through the quiet, darkened streets of Old Town and experience the eyewitness accounts of spirits who make Old Town their eternal home of haunting. With plenty of stops to sit along the way, this family-friendly storytelling tour provides fascinating recounts of colorful characters who faced an untimely demise. Legends, folklore, ghost stories, and history come to life as you depart on an intriguing excursion through 318 years of haunted history. Old Town is the birthplace of Albuquerque, founded in 1706, and for more than three centuries people have lived, and died, around the Old Town Plaza. The historic buildings and dark alleys conceal the long-forgotten secrets of lost loves, Civil War battles, murders, hangings, and hidden cemeteries. Professional tour guides entertain you with tales mixed with chills and chuckles, this is the perfect Old Town outing and it is no wonder the Ghost Tour of Old Town is New Mexico’s oldest and most famous Ghost Walk. Search for the lost souls of early residents, Civil War phantoms, spooks, specters, wandering apparitions, and over one dozen other ghosts who have made Old Town their eternal home. Learn the history and basics of ghost hunting as you hear the chilling stories of actual events. Old Town is one of the most actively haunted locations in North America. Residents, employees, and tourists have all experienced unexplained phenomena. From actual sightings of full apparitions which seem to vanish impossibly into thin air; to disembodied voices heard in empty buildings; even objects moving mysteriously on their own. Tour is family-friendly but is rated “PG” for some real historical information that may be disturbing to younger or sensitive guests. Of course, the tour is toned down for children, as needed.

Albuquerque: 12pm Old Town History, Legends & Lore

Albuquerque: 12pm Old Town History, Legends & Lore

Join a guided stroll through Old Town Albuquerque to uncover the unusual and well-hidden architectural details of the area. Learn about the early southwest pioneers’ daily struggle to survive, and relive the sights and sounds of the Civil War as Confederate soldiers entered the Plaza. Meet your guide at the ticket window in Old Town's Plaza Don Luis. West of the historic San Felipe Church, near, next to the public restrooms. Step back in time and imagine early merchants as they traveled the Santa Fe Trail for trade. See historical photos, interesting trivia, and fun facts of Albuquerque and the state of New Mexico. We know the sights, sounds, flavors, people, shops, products, places, food, cultural wonders, photo opportunities and all of the off the beaten path beauties that give visitors the complete “Old Town Experience”. Whether you're visiting Old Town for a few hours, or for several days, our 5-Star Tour Guides ensure that you will not miss a thing!

Albuquerque: 10pm Moonlight Ghost Tour of Old Town

Albuquerque: 10pm Moonlight Ghost Tour of Old Town

Take a stroll with us through the historic & scenic streets of Old Town! Experience the eyewitness accounts of spirits who make Old Town their eternal home of haunting. With plenty of stops to sit along the way, our family-friendly storytelling tour provides fascinating recounts of colorful characters who faced an untimely demise. Professional Tour Guides entertain you with tales mixed with chills and chuckles. Legends, folklore, ghost stories and history come to life as you depart on an intriguing excursion through 318 years of haunted history. Old Town is the birthplace of Albuquerque, founded in 1706, and for more than three centuries people have lived, and died, around the Old Town Plaza. The historic buildings and spooky alleys conceal the long-forgotten secrets of lost loves, Civil War battles, murders, hangings, and even hidden cemeteries. EVERYONE LOVES A GOOD OLD-FASHIONED GHOST STORY! Professional Tour Guides escort you on a 75-minute to 2-hour, lantern-lit adventure through the scenic Old Town Albuquerque area. You will search for the lost souls of early residents, Civil War phantoms, spooks, specters, wandering apparitions and over one dozen other ghosts who have made Old Town their eternal home. Learn the history and basics of Ghost Hunting as you hear the chilling stories of actual events. Old Town is one of the most actively haunted locations in North America. Residents, employees and tourists have all experienced unexplained phenomena. From actual sightings of full apparitions which seem to vanish impossibly into thin air; to disembodied voices heard in empty buildings; even objects moving mysteriously on their own. Tour is family friendly but is rated “PG” for some real historical information that may be disturbing to younger or sensitive guests.

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