For starters we have the best weather on the planet. Very outdoorsy types do well here. Incredible hiking, Sandias, beautiful mountain, a tram, the nations longest span, transports you from the desert floor to the top of the Sandia mountains were there is a lodge, ski resort and wonderful restaurant/lounge at 10,000 foot, overlooking the entire valley floor... A sunset here is just worldly! and by the way its not a ride ... its a flight! you arrive mountain top in less than three minutes! There are only three towers its amazing! Hike to the fire lookout... a 1933 conservation core fire lookout... stone cabin... very cool.
When in New MEXICO, ONE MUST TAKE A HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE... WE ARE KNOW WORLD WIDE FOR THE ALBUQUERQUE BALLON FIESTA, THE LARGEST HOT AIR BALLOONING EVENT IN THE WORLD!
Take the Rail Runner to Santa Fe! its a high speed bullet train, While at the Depot try a green chile hamburger! Old town, touristy... We also are surrounded by 6 Pueblos, Native American ARTS, JEWELY HISTORIC... IN FACT, One pueblo, Acoma is the oldest continually inhabited site in North America ! Definitely worth a visit!
and that's just a start! There is so much to do!