Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Albuquerque NM do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Albuquerque NM, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Albuquerque, NM
Information for Travelers
Albuquerque, New Mexico's largest city, is in the high desert.
The largest city in New Mexico, Albuquerque is located right in the center of the state along the Rio Grande.
One of the biggest tourist attractions on the Albuquerque events calendar is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which runs nine days each October.
As a diverse and cosmopolitan city, Albuquerque's high desert environment offers plenty of fun things to do throughout the year.
The Sandia Mountains that define Albuquerque's eastern edge are home to exciting outdoor recreation sites such as the Sandia Peak Tramway and the Elena Gallegos Open Space.
ABQ BioPark is also a fun family destination within the city and is home to the Albuquerque Aquarium, the Rio Grande Zoo and the Rio Grande Botanical Garden.
A great first stop for any visit is the Old Town, the most historic part of the city, with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere and access to many other cultural attractions in the region.
The Old Town is filled with historic adobe buildings such as the Church of San Felipe de Neri, 5 museums and shops selling Native American crafts.
Nearby, The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center traces the tribal history of the region.
Albuquerque was also used as a location in the TV series Breaking Bad, and tours to the various filming locations are popular.
Its modern center contrasts with the historic center of Albuquerque, which dates back to the city's foundation in 1706 as a Spanish colony.
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