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New Mexico State Fair
Petroglyph National Monument
Sandia Peak Tramway
We lifted the jacks in Santa, Fe and moved on to Albuquerque on September 5th. We only reserved a week at High Desert RV Park on the west side of Albuquerque, but we certainly could have spent more time there. We only scratched the surface with a few things that we wanted to do and see, but hey, we're FTers, we can always return.
Manzano Mesa Center. If you are a pickleballer in the Albuquerque area, we sure and check these courts out. Karen and I were able to play with about 20-25 players each morning between 0830-1130. We had a great time. The folks at this club were most welcoming.
Randy asked us if we were going to attend the New Mexico State Fair while in Albuquerque. By doing a bit of internet research we found out that the New Mexico State Fair was being held this week in Albuquerque. We hadn't been to a fair in awhile, so on Friday evening September 8th we made the drive downtown. I'm not sure how many of our readers are familiar with Groupon, but we've used them several times to obtain some pretty nice discounts to events through the years. Their site is free to join and you just never know when they might have some discounted tickets for an event you'd like to attend. We used them to purchase a day ticket to the State Fair. The regular adult daily price was $10, but Groupon had tickets for $7. Many times, we've used 2-for-1 offers.
Petroglyph National Monument. This park is on the northwest side of Albuquerque and is a bit different than most we've gone to.
Sandia Peak Tramway on September 11. (Thank you again Randy!) The tramway transports riders from the base terminal (at 6559 feet) to the summit (at 10378 feet).
Definitely a "must do" if you are ever in the Albuquerque area. The views from the summit are beautiful.
Well, that wraps up our week in Albuquerque. As I said initially, too little time spent here. There are many things we will return to the area to participate in.
As always, thanks for stopping by!