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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta & Santa Fe
40's - 50's and 60's+ Singles Vacation
October 3 - 7, 2024


 Don't Miss this singles weekend that takes us to the wonders of New Mexico! Meet new friends and make memories as we travel from Albuquerque to Santa Fe. Watch hundreds of balloons ascend at day break, then feel the excitement of the world famous Albuquerque Balloon Festival at night.

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Singles Weekend Itinerary
AlbaquerqueVacation Day 1: Arrive Albuquerque, New Mexico
Your Singles Vacation begins when you arrive in Albuquerque and make your way to our hotel. Meet your Singles Host at 6:30 pm in the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Albuquerque North lobby for a meet and greet and dinner at the hotel (not included).

Vacation Day 2: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Albaquerque Loretto ChapelAfter breakfast at hotel, we head to Santa Fe. We’ll head north along the picturesque Turquoise Trail and stop in the artist colony, Madrid. In Santa Fe, the oldest capital city in Albaquerque shoppersthe United States, you can visit one of the wonders of Santa Fe’s historic district, Loretto Chapel. Constructed in 1873, this striking Gothic chapel houses the Miraculous Staircase, a marvel of architectural ingenuity that some claim was designed and built by St. Joseph himself!
For the shoppers, Santa Fe is a South Western haven. Governor’s Plaza is home to various shops and artists’ studios. Enjoy a relaxing ride on the motor coach to Albuquerque where the evening is at your leisure. Order a pizza or walk to a local restaurant for dinner.

Vacation Day 3: Albuquerque Balloon Festival
Mass AsccentionWake Up Early! Today we attend the Balloon Fiesta Opening Ceremonies and “Mass Ascension” at sunrise. A sight not to be missed.
Up, Up, and Away! imagine a blue sky filled with a kaleidoscope of dazzling colors and shapes. That’s what you’ll experience at the world’s largest balloon event, the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Your spirits will soar as you watch more than 700 balloons from all over the world ascend into the skies over Albuquerque.
Albaquerque Sandia Peak TramwayAfter the balloons are gone...we will ride the Sandia Peak Tramway! Sandia Mountain dominates the east-side of Albuquerque with its 5,000’ vertical rise. The tram ride itself is 15-minutes and travels through a few biological life zones, revealing deep canyons and an awe-inspiring at the peak.Note: Due to the elevation, 10,378’, individuals with heart conditions or respiratory problems should consult their doctor before riding the tram. Dress in layers; the temperature can be cold at the top. 
Albuquerque Hot air balloon glowWe’ll rest before attending tonight’s balloon glow, a signature Fiesta event that sets the night sky ablaze. The balloons are tethered on the fiesta grounds, in unison, the pilots set their burners aglow, creating a luminous, magical display, followed by a spectacular fireworks show. It’s a pyrotechnical display you’ll not soon forget. You can also get your fill of junk food at the festival.

Vacation Day 4: Old Town Albuquerque
Albuquerque PlazaMorning free to take a hot air balloon ride (Book early as it does sell out quickly), relax or explore on your own. Then it is time to journey back in time in old town, established as a colonial farming village in 1706, Albuquerque’s Old Town neighborhood still bears the mark of its Spanish founders. Through narrow brick pathways to Spanish-style plazas and 18th-century adobe architecture, explore the heritage of Albuquerque’s varied past. It’s a festive time at Albuquerque Plaza!
Albaquerque Team Fastrax SkydiversWe’ll enjoy an early dinner at Garduño’s of Mexico before we attend tonight’s glow.
Attractions are added to Balloon Fiesta every year. Most recent additions are the Balloon Discovery Tent, the Haunted House and Team Fastrax Skydivers with fireworks on their heels that land with pinpoint precision!

Vacation Day 5: Depart Albuquerque
Our wonderful singles weekend in Albuquerque comes to an end. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before you are transferred to the airport according to your individual flight schedules. Have a safe flight home.   

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Singles Weekend

Dates: October 3 - October 7, 2024
Price: $2,085*

Albuquerque Singles Weekend Includes

* 4 Nights / 5 Day Accommodations
* Breakfast Daily - 1 Lunch - 1 Dinner
* Balloon Fiesta and Glow Admission
* Best Single Travel Leader
* Activities and Admissions per itinerary
* Airport/Hotel Transfers on Tour Dates
* All Taxes and Surcharges

*The price per person is for a double room. Free roommate matching is available on all our vacations, so there is never a need to pay a "single supplement". If you wish to room alone it is an additional $785

Not Included

* Airfare
* Tips 

Deposit $300
Balance Due August 1, 2024

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