Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Coming in October

Author: , June 8th, 2012

Gay Travel: Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Coming in OctoberIs this an amazing feast for the eyes, or what?!

Since 1972, The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA during early October. The balloon fiesta is a nine day event, and has around 750 balloons. The event is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world.

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Golden Guesthouses, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Author: , January 6th, 2012

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals in Albuquerque

Golden Guesthouses, Albuquerque, New MexicoSafe, Romantic and Southwestern! Peace, quiet and privacy surround our charming spacious 1 and 2 bedroom casitas designed and completed with our gay and lesbian travelers in mind – close to everything gay Albuquerque has to offer. This a place you’ll be happy to call home! The front porches are perfect for the morning light or just breathing in the magic of New Mexico.

We are located at a quick block from the Rio Grande Nature Center where various species of birds and ducks find their oasis in the desert. It’s a lovely place for your morning run, a pleasant bike ride or an evening walk. Only minutes from Albuquerque’s museums and Old Town Plaza where dining, shopping and the gallery browsing flavor your stay with that southwestern flair.

Our guesthouses were created with you in mind. Each one unique, together they possess all the southwestern charm you were hoping for – a place you will be happy to come home to. The neighborhood is pleasant, quiet and somewhat rural….that “country in the city” feeling. We are centrally located only minutes away from some of Albuquerque’s most interesting attractions, wonderful restaurants, and the gay and lesbian bookstores, bars, and local hang-outs.

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Mauger Estate B&B Inn, Albuquerque

Author: , October 1st, 2011

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Gay Friendly Albuquerque Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Mauger Estate B&B - AlbuquerqueThe Mauger (pronounced major) Estate B&B Inn is one of New Mexico’s grand old homes, located downtown, just 4 blocks from the Convention Center, and a short walk to Historic Old Town. The Trolley passes just a few blocks away, and can transport you from Nob Hill all the way to the beautiful Botanical Gardens and Aquarium.

You’ll find our rooms at the inn outfitted very comfortably with European down comforters and pillows, signature soaps and chocolates, and numerous other amenities to make your stay a pleasant one. Even though we say that we “cook by the seat of our pants,” our guests say breakfasts can’t be missed!

A sumptuous buffet-style breakfast allows you to eat light or to your heart’s desire! Chances are you’ll find that famous New Mexico Green Chile in your breakfast! If not at breakfast, surely in at least one of your other recommended three-square meals a day! Careful though, it’s addictive…next thing you know, you’ll need it on everything!

With a warm southwest welcome, we would love to meet you too! Come enjoy our B&B, a little green chile, and a healthy dose of New Mexico sunshine!

We look forward to your arrival!

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