This is the final week and weekend of the annual Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. This year’s theme is “Desert Kaleidoscope”, which is the perfect description for the bright colors and characters you’ll find there. With morning ascensions and evening ‘glows’ along with the nearby Hot Air Balloon Museum, there’s tons of things to do at this event!

If you want to get the most out your experience at Fiesta, pick up a Fun Excursions in a Box travel guide. For only $20, you’ll find out what there is to see at Fiesta, costs, as well as Tips on parking and traffic, the best breakfast burritos, souvenirs, and how get right in the middle of the ballooning action. Plus, there’s insight on other local attractions you won’t want to miss!

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