Are you looking for the perfect romantic thing to do with your loved one this Valentine’s Day in Albuquerque? If you own a home in Albuquerque, you have the advantage, as there are so many things about this city that’s perfect for lovers – great food, clean air, and wide open spaces. So put away those chocolates and do something different this Valentine’s Day in Albuquerque. Here’s a few of the best things to do for couples to get you started.

Sandia Peak Tramway

This may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of romance, but when you’re holding hands at 10,000 feet overlooking the Sandia Mountains and the entire city, what could be more romantic? Sandi Peak Tramway is the longest tram in the country and runs every 20-30 minutes and is a 15 minute ride. You can then have a romantic lunch or dinner at Sandiago’s Grill at the Tram while you enjoy the beautiful view.

ABQ BioPark Botanical Garden

The botanical garden features desert and Mediterranean plants covering 32 acres, setting the perfect backdrop for a walk along the 1.5 mile winding scenic footpaths.  And for a cozier setting, you can go to the ABQ BioPark Aquarium, where the dim lighting and sharks will set the mood.

Balloon Ride

One thing that Albuquerque is certainly famous for is hot air balloons.  It’s the home of the largest balloon festival in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  Why not see for yourself what it’s like to fly free in the sky with your loved one? Companies like Air Carriage offer sunrise packages that are sure to thrill you both.

Albuquerque’s Old Town

Spend a few hours in the old west in Albuquerque’s Old TownYou can stroll through the adobe nooks and old vigas, visit the Albuquerque Museum, enjoy a latte at Velvet Coffee, and shop the myriad unique boutiques in this historic district.

If these ideas don’t quite suit you, here’s some more ideas for spending the perfect Valentine’s Day in Albuquerque. Check back on our blog each week for more great local Albuquerque information and real estate advice.


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