I like Albuquerque – to me it owns kind of a very layd-back atmosphere. The fact that it is very wide spread leads to lower traffic-density and that makes it a good city to cycle around. There even is a “bicycle boulevard” around town! And don’t forget the high desert climate with its moderate warm days with low humidity and cool nights. If I would have to choose a place to stay in the U.S. it would probably be Arizona or New Mexico for the climate.
I had big fun to do my private sightseeing-tour to some places known from the TV-show “breaking bad”. There is a guided bicycle-tour to those places too – but only every other saturday and I missed it by arriving in town at late saturday afternoon.
Another “hot spot” in town is the national museum of nuclear science and history: