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Balloon Rides, Albuquerque

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Soar above the magnificent landscapes of the Rio Grande Valley on a balloon ride from Albuquerque. Kept safe by trained professionals, you will be able to learn about the natural history of the New Mexico region and basic principles of hot air ballooning. Sunrise and sunset flights allow you to experience the captivating gorge with its rugged mountainous surroundings at its most enchanting--and most photogenic--hour. You'll be able to admire unsurpassed aerial views of Albuquerque with its landmarks and even dip low enough to skim the very surface of the Rio Grande. On completion of your hour-long flight, a glass of sparkling wine and some light refreshments will await you to celebrate the successful landing.
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Albuquerque boasts over 16,000 hotel rooms, offering a good blend of economical lodgings for those on a budget and luxurious accommodations for visitors eager to indulge themselves while on holiday . You can find many of Albuquerque's finest and priciest hotels on the northeastern side of the city, in the so-called
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