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Month: September 2022

Cold Weather Camping Essentials

From insulating and upgrading your RV interior to packing warmer gear and heaters, here are some cold-weather camping essentials to keep in mind. Don’t forget, camping in the winter does require more items than camping during warmer months, so be sure to pack appropriately and allocate space in your RV for more blankets, sleeping bags, and heating implements.

albuquerque balloon fiesta

Places to Camp with Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Views

The festival garners thousands of visitors each year, meaning that finding a campsite with views of the festival can be difficult. We’ve rounded up the best RV camping locations with views of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Of course, keep in mind it’s always best to make a reservation for these sites well in advance, as the festival can draw quite the crowd. 

Albuquerque hot air balloon festival

History of the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

The Albuquerque International Balloon Festival is a major attraction in New Mexico. This event is celebrating 50 years going strong in 2022, but the beginnings of this festival were not always so grand. This event began as a 13-balloon event in 1972 and has grown to around 600 balloons and 700 pilots, a far cry from its humble beginnings. The festival lasts nine days in October and features a music fiesta, beautiful sights, and stalls packed with local vendors.