The Turquoise Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico showcases the J.C. 'Zack' Zachary turquoise collection. The collection includes turquoise from over 80 locations around the world, several one of a kind pieces including the 'George Washington Stone' (a large turquoise stone with a remarkable resemblance to George Washington), and displays show that off almost every aspect of 'The World's Most Colorful Gem'. Energetic, entertaining, and informative tours are guided by a member of the Lowry/Zachary Family. Visitors often remark, 'we should have come here before we went shopping'.
Turn Albuquerque into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together in order to be included in the same adventure.
Soar over the Rio Grande Valley in a hot air balloon on a sunset flight from Albuquerque. As the sun goes down over the mesa, marvel at the dramatic oranges and reds that paint the sky, and see the Sandia Mountains loom over the New Mexico landscape. Your expert pilot shares fascinating commentary about the region that plays host to the world's largest hot air balloon festival each October. After you land, celebrate an amazing flight with sparkling wine and refreshments.
This adventure departs each day at Sunrise, weather permitting. After meeting at our launch site, we will check everyone in, perform final safety checks and briefings and prepare the balloon for the mornings adventure. Once inflated, our guests will board the gentle giants and we will depart on the adventure of a lifetime. After about an hour in the air, we will land, pack up, and return to our launch site for a post flight celebration of the days adventure. The whole adventure will take approximately 3 hours, of which, you will spend approximately 1 hour in the air. This is the perfect bucket list adventure. Our primary goals are to ensure your safety, and ensure you have the adventure of a lifetime. Join us for your adventure of a lifetime today!
Float over the Rio Grande Valley during a sunrise hot-air balloon flight from Albuquerque, home of the largest hot-air balloon festival in the world. As the sun comes up over the Sandia Mountains, admire the dramatic reds and oranges that fill the sky, and learn about the features of the New Mexico landscape from your expert pilot. Back on the ground, celebrate a memorable flight with sparkling wine and a light breakfast for a perfect start to your day.