Is Albuquerque pretty?
The city is known for its beautiful views and picturesque landscapes! Albuquerque residents can enjoy hiking, biking, and running at the Copper Trailhead in the Sandia Mountains.
What is special about Albuquerque?
At an elevation of 5314 feet above sea level, Albuquerque is the highest metropolitan city in the US. Sandia Peak Tramway runs from the base of the Sandia Mountains to their summit called Sandia Peak. It is the longest aerial tramway in North America spanning 2.7 miles.
What food is Albuquerque known for?
Albuquerque dining is best known for its unique local cuisine—blending Native American and Spanish flavors—and preparations with our signature ingredients: red and green chiles. The smoke-kissed flavor of freshly roasted green chiles and the earthy fruitiness of red chile sauce are the backbone of New Mexican cooking.
What is Albuquerque best known for?
Albuquerque is known worldwide for being a great location for endurance training because of the high altitude. On the Albuquerque Westside is Petroglyph Park. Spanning 7,236 acres, it contains the worlds oldest art form and serves as a fascinating natural art gallery.
What is traditional New Mexican food?
Staples on New Mexico menus include beef and chicken enchiladas, tamales, carne adovada (red chile-marinated pork), burritos, huevos rancheros and chiles rellenos (green chiles stuffed with cheese then deep fried). Locals often enjoy an over-easy egg placed on top of their enchiladas.