Archive for October, 2011

Albuquerque New Mexico: A Southwestern Destination for Foodies

Even with a population of over a half a million people, Albuquerque’s ambiance gives it the feeling of a much smaller place. Albuquerque sits at the base of the Sandia Mountains that rise from high desert to lush conifer forests. The mountain is a playground and a tramway shuttles passengers to the top of Sandia Peak at an elevation of 10,378 feet for hiking, mountain biking and picnics in the summer and for excellent snow skiing in the winter.

The city of Albuquerque has endless activities and attractions with many museums. Amusement parks, art galleries, lively nightclubs and is host Read the rest of this entry »

Family Fun in Albuquerque: From Amusement Parks to Zoos

There are a few great family activities that can be done in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The first activity is the Hinkle Family Fun Center. There are a lot of different activities that the whole family can do at the Hinkle Famly Fun Center. These things include a game room, bumper cars and boats, go karts, laser tag, paintball, mini golf, and rock climbing. The second activity is Cliff’s Amusement Park. Cliff’s Amusement Park has all kinds of rides for the whole family to enjoy. They have water rides, thrilling rides, and family rides. There is a place just for the Read the rest of this entry »

The Arts of the Southwest: New Mexican Culture

As the meeting point between Native American, Hispanic and cowboy cultures, New Mexico has a lot to offer in terms of the arts. The state is home to three reservations and 19 Indian pueblos, where feast days are celebrated and sacred rituals are honored. In addition to the ceremonies, Native American arts, crafts and foods are readily available. American Indian jewelry, pottery, carvings and weavings can be found in galleries and museums throughout the state.
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Heaven on Earth: The Golf Courses of Albuquerque

There are a few golf courses in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The first golf course is the Puerto del Sol Golf Course. The Puerto de Sol Golf Course is the only golf course in Albuquerque that has a lighted range on it. All of the fairways of the golf course is lined with trees. The second golf course is Arroyo del Oso Golf Course. The Arroyo del Oso Golf Course is located inside of Bear Canyon. It is not a very hard golf course to play at but it does have Read the rest of this entry »

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