RV Rental in Albuquerque, NM
Those travelers that are taking advantage of Albuquerque RV rentals from the local Cruise America rental center can venture out on a number of day trips if they want to stay fairly close to the launch point of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Those who are not quite sure of what to do while touring the area will soon learn why this state is called the Land of Enchantment. Here are a few highly suggested destinations to visit while traveling in your Cruise America Motorhome Rental:
Sandia Crest Trail Byway – Located just a few minutes from Albuquerque, RV travelers will feel like they are miles into the wilderness when they visit the Sandia Mountains. There they will find picnic areas, great hiking and biking and snow sports during the winter. While there, be sure to visit the Museum of Archaeology and Culture, as well as the kid-favorite Tinkertown Museum, where you will find endless entertainment for kids and adults alike. This daytrip can be ended with a gorgeous view of Cibola Forest and the city of Albuquerque.
Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway – For captivating exploration of towns from Cedar Crest up to San Marcos (just below Santa Fe), navigate your Cruise America RV rental along the Turquoise Trail. This historic area is comprised of 15,000 square miles right in the heart of Central New Mexico. It is a 50-mile drive along Highway 14. It is highly recommended that you not miss the mining towns of Madrid, as well as Cerrillos, where you will be entertained with art, theater, crafts, restaurants and museums. Do not miss the Casa Grande Trading Post, with its shop full of interesting and eclectic items, each with a priceless historical value. You can get to the trail by traveling I-40 east to Cedar Crest (exit 175), then head north along Route 14. Tijeras marks the start of the trail and it ends at San Marcos.
Jemez Mountain Trail Byway – If you drive from Albuquerque to Jemez, you will pass amazing geological formations along the way, as well as Indian ruins, the Jemez Pueblo and the splendor of the Jemez Mountains. To visit countless art galleries, stop in the town of Jemez Springs. While there, you may wish to visit the Los Ojos Restaurant and Saloon for one of their famous green chili cheeseburgers. You will find hot spring locations in Jemez, and adventurous places to hike in the spectacular Battleship Rock, Cabezon and Soda Dam areas. You may wish to head your Cruise America motorhome to Fenton Lake State Park, where you will find a valley of Ponderosa Pine Trees along the banks of the Cebolla River. You are sure to see an abundance of wildlife as you enjoy camping, hiking and fishing there.
RV Rentals in Albuquerque, NM
10625 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87123