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ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

Highlights of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

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4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Experience the best of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, study the history of hot-air ballooning and feel the excitement of the Special Shape Rodeo or Mass Ascension during three visits to the Balloon Park. Learn how balloons are made, how they are inflated, what pilots need to know to fly them safely. Discover why Albuquerque is such a perfect place for this world’s premier ballooning event.


Highlights

• Watch the pilots and their crews prepare huge and intricately constructed balloons for inflation and flight.
• See a fireworks presentation and balloon entries from countries around the world.
• Learn about the history and science of ballooning at the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum.


Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile over uneven grass and paved surfaces in the dark at Balloon Fiesta Park; climb a flight of stairs. Standing up to an hour at a time on field trips. Elevations of 5,300 feet.

Date Notes
10/2/2015
This program attends the Mass Ascensions on Saturday and Sunday mornings and the Twinkle Twinkle Glow on Saturday evening.10/6/2015
This program attends the Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension on Wednesday morning the Special Shape Rodeo on Thursday morning, and the Special Shape Glowdeo on Thursday evening.10/9/2015
This program attends a Mass Ascension on Saturday morning, the Night Magic Glow on Saturday evening, and the Farewell Mass Ascension on Sunday morning.

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
3 nights of accommodations
7 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

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4.3
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