Albuquerque—One of the Top Cities in the U.S.
know Albuquerque is one of the greatest cities in America to visit and to live. But don't take
our word for it; the list below shows how Albuquerque is among the top cities in the U.S. in
a variety of categories as rated by prominent publications and
Albuquerque has been named as one of the 2012 Greenest Cities in America by Corporate Knights Magazine.
InToWine.com has named Gruet Winery's non-vintage Gruet Winery Brut No. 16 on it’s list of Top 50 Sparkling Wines to Try Before You Quit Drinking.
Just west of Albuquerque, the Acoma Pueblo was named one of “12 most extreme places in America worth visiting” by BudgetTravel.com
Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm was named by SelecRegistry.com as one of the Top Meditation Spots in the US.
Greatlist.com named the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta as one of the 38 Best Healthy and Happy Festivals.
Albuquerque's Hotel Andaluz was named one of the Top 25 Hotels in the Southwest by Conde Nast's Reader's Choice Awards.
Albuquerque named as one of the U.S. Cities with the Cleanest Air by the AirGenius Awards.
Hotwire.com® ranked Albuquerque as one of the Top Five Destinations for an Awesome Autumn.
Albuquerque was ranked as one of the Best Places to Retire for Under 40K by US News.
CNNMoney.com ranked Albuquerque as one of the 25 Best Places to Retire.
Albuquerque was ranked at one of the Top 20 Most Livable U.S. Cities for Wheelchair Users by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.
Reuters ranked Albuquerque as one of the Top U.S. Destinations in October.
Albuquerque was ranked by CheapFlights.com as one of the Top 10 In-Demand October Getaways.
LuxeInACity ranked Albuquerque as one of the Top 10 Best Travel Destinations for October.
Yahoo ranked Albuquerque one of the Top West Coast Destinations for Senior Travel.
National Geographic ranked the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta one of the Best Fall Trips for 2012.
Albuquerque ranked 3rd in Men's Fitness Magazine's 25 Fittest Cities.
The Trust for Public Land ranked the Albuquerque park system among the 10 Best in the nation.
Trip Advisor named Albuquerque one of 15 Destinations on the Rise.
Albuquerque was ranked 5th in Wanderlust's Top 5 Places to Pop the Question.
Film Industry Network ranked Albuquerque as one of the 10 Best Cities for Aspiring Filmmakers.
Albuquerque ranked 9th in Top 10: United States of Production by P3 Update.
Sandia Resort & Casino ranked in Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards for Mainland US Resorts
Jetset Magazine ranked Albuquerque's Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Course in their Ultimate Golf Destinations profile.
Albuquerque is ranked #3 by MovieMaker.com's Top 10 Cities to be a Moviemaker.
Yahoo! ranked Albuquerque one of the Top West Coast Destinations for Senior Travel.
Albuquerque's Paseo Del Bosque Trail was ranked by Sunset Magazine as a Top 10 City Bike Ride.
Sandia Golf Club ranked in GolfWeek Magazine as one of the Best Courses You Can Play in 2012.
American Style Magazine ranked Albuquerque #7 in their Top 25 Big Cities for Art.
Forbes named Albuquerque one of the 25 Best Places to Retire in 2012.
The Business Journal ranked Albuquerque one of the Top Cities for Small Businesses.
Albuquerque was ranked one of the Top 20 Leisure Destinations for Couples by travel writers Johnny Jet and Natalie Bahadur.
Greatlist.com ranked Albuquerque as one of the Top Cities for 20-Somethings.
2011 Albuquerque Rankings
magazine ranked Albuquerque as the No. 2 city for independent filmmakers
The American Golf Resort Guide
recognized Twin Warriors Golf Club as one of the Top 150 golf courses in the U.S.
2010 Albuquerque Rankings
4th Best Place to Live with a Family on TLC.com's Top 10 Cities for Families
Condé Nast Traveler
magazine named the Hyatt Regency Tamaya as one of the Nation's Top Resorts
ranks Albuquerque #8 on their list of Top Ten Pet Friendly Cities: America's Best Places to Live with Pets
ranks the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta among its Top Ten Fall Festivals for Families
ranks Albuquerque #3 on their list of 10 Great Places to Buy Homes for Less Than $800 a Month
Ranked #2 among Top 20 Most Livable U.S. Cities for Wheelchair Users by Disabled-World.com
ranks Albuquerque the #1 on their list of 10 Best Cities to Live, Work & Make Movies
named Albuquerque one of the Best Cities for Families
PETA ranks Albuquerque #3 on its list of The Most Veg-Friendly Cities in America
(vegetarian and vegan)
ranked Albuquerque #6 on their list of the Top 10 Leanest Cities in the US
7th Best Large City for Arts
, AmericanStyle Magazine
The “State of the Air Report” produced by the American Lung Association ranked Albuquerque as #8 on their list of the Top 25 Cleanest U.S. Cities for Year-Round Particle Pollution Levels
ranked Albuquerque #7 on their list of the Top 10 Surprisingly Great Food Cities
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa is ranked #11 Top Resort Spa
by Condé Nast Traveler
Albuquerque ranks #9 on the Business Courier of Cincinnati's 'Green-Cities' List
Albuquerque ranks #3 on the Livability.com list of Golf's Best Kept Secrets: 10 Great Golf Cities
Meetings & Conventions readers awarded Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa with the prestigious Gold Tee Award.
2009 Albuquerque Rankings
Albuquerque named one of the 10 great places to find true Americana
by Author Gary McKechnie, in his book USA 101: A Guide to America's Iconic Places, Events and Festival,
featured in USA Today,
No. 6 on Outside
magazine's Best Cities in America 2009 list, August 2009
Albuquerque ranks in The 10 Best Cities for Local Food
by The Huffington Post,
Albuquerque ranks in the Top 10 Best Cities to Live in 2009
by U.S. News & World Report
Albuquerque ranks #2 on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s 10 Best Cities of 2009
Albuquerque ranks in the Top 10 Best Cities to Live in 2009
Moving up two spots since 2008, Albuquerque is named the 5th Best Big City Art Destination
in American Style Magazine
, April 2009
Sandia Golf Club ranks among the top 100 golf shops
, Golf World
, February 2009
5th Fittest City
in the United States by Men's Fitness magazine,
5th best city
in the U.S. to ride it out as an independent movie maker this year by Movie Maker Magazine, February 2009
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa named in the top 20 "World's Best
Hotel Values" in a readers choice poll by subscribers of Travel +
Leisure Magazine, March 2009.
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Mist Spa named one of the Top Resort Spas in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Canada
by Condé Nast Traveler March 2009.