Holiday Inn Express & Suites Albuquerque Old Town
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Long day on the road to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stopped at a few rock shops along Interstate 40. Especially like one of my favorite stops along old Route 66 - The Jackrabbit. It is a genuine throwback to the time before the interstates. Visited Old Town in Albuquerque where the past comes alive. I like the sidewalk walk where Native Americans sell …
... we went on the world's longest tram ride up to the Sandia Peak , which is over 10, 000 feet high. We rode the tram, which took about 15 minutes, walked around at the peak, had dinner at the restaurant at the top, waited for sunset to take some great pictures, then took the tram down again. Did we ever feel the effects of the altitude! What an experience. ...
... we figured out the best places to get pictures. It was fun watching Greg and Stephanie go down the river getting soaked and we got some fun pictures. We walked back over to Buena Vista street as we had read there are bell ringers for Christmas. We found a shady bench and ate our delicious candy cane and waited for the bell ringers. We saw a costumed cast member who was the mail delivery person from the 1920's (she delivered mail on a bicycle). She gave the girls ...
Yea, we made it for the Balloon Festival. Purchased the "Park and Ride" tickets on line last night.
Can't believe we actually set an alarm clock in order get on the first bus at 4:30. Felt like we were back at school--an alarm and a school bus. This is definitely the best way to get to the balloon park; very ...
... We also took pictures of all the different kinds of cactus around us.
Then, we drove for quite a while. When we were driving out of Phoenix through the desert and saguaros, I looked out the window and saw a large bighorn sheep with very impressive curled horns not far from the road! He was awesome. Unfortunately we weren't able to stop or turn around to go back, but I was glad to have seen him!
We drove until we got to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking