Albuquerque, New Mexico, is one of the most beautiful cities in the Southwestern United States.
*Albuquerque, founded in 1706, is one of the oldest inland cities in the U.S.
*Our average elevation is 5,314 ft., the highest metropolitan city on the American mainland.
*Albuquerque is the Hot Air Balloon Capital of the U.S.
*The sun shines an average of 310 days a year. Year-round average temperatures range from 42° to 77°.
*Albuquerque enjoys 4 definite seasons, none of which are extreme.
*Due to our high desert elevation, the days will be warm and the evenings cool in the spring and summer. It is not uncommon for the temperature variation from day to night to be 40°F.
*Our high elevation allows us to enjoy glorious, star-filled night skies!
*Albuquerque is graced with some of the most sensational sunsets and sunrises in the world. Some say that our sunrises rival the best sunsets of most cities.....our sunsets are even more tremendous.