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Cheap Flights to New Mexico

Cheap Flights to New Mexico

New Mexico is referred to as the land of enchantment by many living in the southwestern U.S. The state is best known for the local cuisine, the fabulous sunsets and unique sites. The Santa Fe capital, Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Chihuahuan Desert are some of the most notable destinations in the state. When taking flights to New Mexico, most people use Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ), Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) or Roswell International Air Center (ROW).

Flights to New Mexico

Albuquerque International Sunport is by far the most widely used airport for flights to New Mexico. The airport is comprised of three terminal levels, with baggage claim on the first, ticketing and the commuter airline on the second and the security checkpoint, retail area and A concourse on the third. Albuquerque International Sunport is located less than 3.5 miles south of the heart of Albuquerque, off of Sunport Boulevard. On average, the taxi fare for this ride is usually around $13.

When you book cheap flights to New Mexico, some of the attractions closest to the airport include ABQ BioPark Zoo, Old Town Plaza, the Albuquerque Botanical Garden and a number of local parklands. The vacation resorts located closest to the airport are Sandia Resort & Casino and Isleta Casino & Resort.

Attractions in New Mexico

Some of the most popular attractions nearby Albuquerque are Sandia Peak Tramway, the Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, the Albuquerque Biological Park and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. The Sandia Peak tram elevates to approximately 10,000 feet and provides a panoramic view of Albuquerque's beautiful landscape. Many people enjoy biking or hiking up to the Sandia Peak. The Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque has a number of interactive and education exhibits that can keep kids and adults entertained for hours.

Travel Tips for New Mexico

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in early October is the world's premier balloon event and one of the biggest festivals in the area every year. The nine-day festival features special events like the Chainsaw Carving Invitational, laser light shows and balloon competitions, among others. Most of the annual celebrations in New Mexico every year involve annual markets, fairs, festivals, sporting events, culinary events, Native American events and musical performances.

Aside from the balloon fiesta, many get cheap flights to New Mexico for the most notable events in the state each year, including the Santa Fe Indian Market in August, Cowboy Days in Las Cruces during March, the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque during September and the Whole Enchilada Fiesta in Las Cruces during September.

The most popular restaurants in Albuquerque specialize in serving international cuisine, vegetarian-friendly meals, gluten-free option, Southwestern or Mexican dishes. There are also locations with Mediterranean options and wine bars available as well. The most popular restaurants in Santa Fe serve fast food, French cuisine, Caribbean dishes, Southwestern, American dishes and Mexican Food. Average temperatures in New Mexico typically range between 17 and 83 degrees throughout the year. The state receives most of its rain between June and October every year.

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