With spectacular sunsets lighting up the Sandia Mountains and loads of live music downtown, it's not hard to get your kicks at this classic stop on Route 66. Book your airline tickets to Albuquerque and save.
What to Expect:
Diverse desert city sandwiched between the Rio Grande River and Sandia Mountains
What to Do:
Old Town shops, Rio Grande rafting, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center heritage
Neon lights and 1940s architecture along the legendary Route 66
Silence is the golden rule at pueblos--keep quiet while watching a ceremonial rite or dance