Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico and the seat of Bernalillo County. It is situated in west-central New Mexico on the upper Rio Grande. The city is known for its health and medical services in the region, government agencies, nuclear research, banking, and tourism. Albuquerque is the seat of the University of New Mexico (1889). Its numerous attractions include the Albuquerque Biological Park, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, the National Atomic Museum, Petroglyph National Monument, and the Sandia Mountain Wilderness. Albuquerque is also home to the International Balloon Fiesta which is hosted every year in October, attracting thousands of people each year.

Sandia Peak Tramway Sandia Peak Tramway

The world's longest aerial tram ride takes visitors 2.7 miles to the 10,000-foot peak of the Sandia Mountains.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center was founded in 1976 and is jointly owned and operated by the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico. Located in the historic Albuquerque Indian School District just minutes from Downtown and Old Town Albuquerque, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is a world-class museum and cultural center created to be a place where we, Pueblo people, can tell our story.

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the New Mexico's only congressionally chartered museum in its field and a Smithsonian affiliate. Visitors can explore how nuclear science continues to influence our world.