Day Trips from Albuquerque: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

Day Trips from Albuquerque: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

by Nicky Leach
     
 

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Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! This first edition of Day Trips from Albuquerque is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover in your own backyard. With full trip-planning information and tips on where to eat, shop, and stop along the way, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the

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Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! This first edition of Day Trips from Albuquerque is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover in your own backyard. With full trip-planning information and tips on where to eat, shop, and stop along the way, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip. Explore places you never knew existed—most within a two-hour drive of the Albuquerque metro area. Do something scenic: Ride to the summit of 10,378-foot Sandia Peak aboard the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway for a fine view of Albuquerque.Do something romantic: Take a rest at the lovely Hacienda Vargas bed-and-breakfast in Algodones—a historic adobe-brick building that has served as stage stop, train station, and post office.Do something historic: Learn about Indian history, the Civil War in New Mexico, and the Santa Fe Trail at the museum in Pecos National Historical Park.Do something kid-friendly: Check out the old mining gear and the restored 1901 steam locomotive at the Old Coal Mine Museum in Madrid.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762759569
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/03/2010
Series:
Day Trips Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,100,742
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.12(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Nicky Leach, who moved from her native England to the western United States thirty years ago, is the award-winning author of numerous guidebooks to the natural and cultural history of places from Florida to the West.

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