Welcome to Albuquerque, a vibrant city in the heart of New Mexico steeped in rich history, diverse culture, and deep traditions. You’ll find a wide variety of opportunities for any interest. Albuquerque offers traditional New Mexican cuisine, world-class museums, international festivals, vibrant art and murals, as well as adventurous recreational activities. Explore the historic Route 66 along Central Avenue or soar over the high-desert city in the hot air ballooning capital of the world.