Abundant Natural Beauty
Mother Nature's Gift
Albuquerque’s variety of ecosystems and abundant natural beauty are showcased through a number of resources devoted to the high desert environment. Get in touch with nature and visit the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park where visitors can observe about 250 species of birds including roadrunners and wood ducks. A trail system along the river, demonstration gardens and indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas add to this valuable public resource.
The Stables at Tamaya, Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa offer a unique and fun way to experience the Pueblo backcountry. Their experienced trail guides can tailor an equestrian activity that is sure to please every member of your family or group. Albuquerque has many fantastic natural attractions for you to discover.
For a fantastic golf vacation and the best golf in New Mexico, play Albuquerque. The city is home to a perfect mild climate and moderate temperature, ideal for year-round golfing. Their courses cover a range of elevations and high-desert scenery including the rocky mountain peaks, slumbering volcanoes and the meandering Rio Grande. Albuquerque has many award winning public golf courses and two that rank in the nation’s top 50 – Twin Warriors Golf Cluband the dramatic Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club, which was awarded the only five-star rating in the Southwest by readers of Golf Digest. Golf in Albuquerque is affordable and the green fees are considerably less expensive than comparable courses elsewhere. For a fantastic golf vacation create a customized golf package and tour in Albuquerque.
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High Altitude Training
What other destination allows you to ski and golf in the same day? Albuquerque's spectacular year-round weather provides the perfect conditions for a wide variety of outdoor activities and sports in New Mexico tennis, horseback riding and many other sports. The city of Albuquerque sits at a mile above sea level (5,000-6,000 ft. elevation) and has a high-desert climate, which means more than 310 sunny days and cool, crisp evenings.
Albuquerque provides to be the perfect high altitude training environment for cyclists, triathletes and marathoners. After your outdoor adventures, you can unwind in one of their many luxurious spas. Whether you're itching to be active, eager for high altitude training or would rather lounge in a hot tub under the stars, Albuquerque has you covered.