Float over the Rio Grande Valley during a sunrise hot-air balloon flight from Albuquerque, home of the largest hot-air balloon festival in the world. As the sun comes up over the Sandia Mountains, admire the dramatic reds and oranges that fill the sky, and learn about the features of the New Mexico landscape from your expert pilot. Back on the ground, celebrate a memorable flight with sparkling wine and a light breakfast for a perfect start to your day.
• 3 hours
The Turquoise Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico showcases the J.C. “Zack” Zachary turquoise collection. The collection includes turquoise from over 80 locations around the world, several one of a kind pieces including the “George Washington Stone” (a large turquoise stone with a remarkable resemblance to George Washington), and displays show that off almost every aspect of “The World’s Most Colorful Gem”. Energetic, entertaining, and informative tours are guided by a member of the Lowry/Zachary Family. Visitors often remark, “we should have come here before we went shopping”.
• 1.5 hours
Missing a balloon flight in Albuquerque would be like going to Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower! The city of Albuquerque has the distinction of being "The Balloon Capital of the World", because of the beautiful flying conditions, being home to over 300 balloon pilots, and hosting the largest balloon event anywhere. Every October, for nine days, over 800 balloons fill the sky during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®. In fact, the founder of World Balloon, Sid Cutter, was also the founder of the Fiesta!With all of the ballooning activity in Albuquerque, you have several balloon ride companies to choose from. You should go with whichever company makes you feel most at ease. Our perfect safety record should put you at ease.
• 1 hour
Turn Albuquerque into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together in order to be included in the same adventure.
• 3 hours
Have the thrill of a lifetime with a Speedway Ride Along Experience! Buckle up and ride shot gun in a NASCAR stock car driven by a professional driving instructor. Start your engine for an amazing Speedway Ride Along Experience.
• 45 minutes
Riding the soft desert wind in a hot air balloon is the perfect way to celebrate your special occasions with friends, family or when romance is in the air, and there is no better place to enjoy it than around Taos.Our Champagne balloon flights provide guests beautiful panoramas of Taos and the Sangre de Cristo's before we drop down into the Gorge and kiss the historic Rio Grande river as it gently flows south into the Gulf of Mexico. This is the most thrilling balloon ride anywhere. Your Pueblo Balloon adventure begins bright and early when you’re picked up at your Taos area Hotel or B & B. Our experienced crew and experienced FAA certified pilots are personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. After the flight we celebrate with the traditional Champagne (or sparkling cider) toast where you'll be presented your official "Flight Certificates."
• 1 hour
Soar over the Rio Grande Valley in a hot air balloon on a sunset flight from Albuquerque. As the sun goes down over the mesa, marvel at the dramatic oranges and reds that paint the sky, and see the Sandia Mountains loom over the New Mexico landscape. Your expert pilot shares fascinating commentary about the region that plays host to the world's largest hot air balloon festival each October. After you land, celebrate an amazing flight with sparkling wine and refreshments.
• 3.5 hours