Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - every October in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The Balloon Fiesta is a nine day event, and has around 750 balloons. The event is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world.
THIS 1,411-MILE ROUTE takes you to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites and as many national monuments, art and historical sites unique to New Mexico, and scores of places to climb, camp, swim, stargaze, scuba dive, encounter alien life…and eat pie. Welcome to the great state of New Mexico. Make it your next great road trip. #NewMexicoTRUE
in New Mexico is the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway. Named for the rich turquoise deposits found throughout the area, the byway carves through wild rock outcroppings, piñon and juniper-dotted hills, and a couple of delightfully quirky towns.