Madrid, New Mexico

Madrid is fun day trip from Albuquerque via the Turquoise Trail. The views alone are worth the drive. As you approach Madrid, you will start to question if this is really just a ghost town. The “houses” look like abandoned shacks. But they are actually cafe,shops and restaurants! After you’ve gotten your fill in Madrid,…

Albuquerque, NM

Upon graduating from college, my sister accepted a job in Albuquerque, NM. Having never been out west, it was the perfect opportunity to see someplace new! No matter where you look, you can see the prominent Sandia Mountains. We took the Sandia Peak Tramway to the top for spectacular views of ABQ. It’s a 2.7…