Albuquerque is a desert city located in the central part of New Mexico and is also the most populous city in New Mexico. The climate is that of arid desert with mild winters and hot summers, but there are four distinct seasons. Most of the time there is not much rain fall and the area usually never falls below freezing. Albuquerque is big on arts and is home to many museums, art festivals, galleries, and performing art studios. Here you will also find numerous outdoor activities to enjoy such as bike trails, hiking, sightseeing, and parks. And actually, Albuquerque was ranked number one as the most fit city in the United States. Albuquerque is a great place for kids and makes for a perfect family vacation and offers many attractions and colorful history.