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Sandia Peak Tramway

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Address: 10 Tramway Loop NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122
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The world's longest aerial tram ride takes visitors 2.7 miles to the...

The world's longest aerial tram ride takes visitors 2.7 miles to the 10,000-foot peak of the Sandia Mountains.

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Beautiful vistas all around!

The tramway is an enjoyable ride up Sandia Peak with stunning views out of all sides of the car. Once you get to the top, you have beautiful vistas all around (we were told you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Keene, New Hampshire
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Keene, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tramway is an enjoyable ride up Sandia Peak with stunning views out of all sides of the car. Once you get to the top, you have beautiful vistas all around (we were told you could see could see 9% of New Mexico). When we visited the weather was unexpectedly warm yet there was still snow at the top.

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Va Beach, VA
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the tram up at 5PM. It wasn't to crowded and the view up and back was great. The staff was very friendly and made the trip enjoyable. The views from the top were awesome.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am originally from Albuquerque and have been on the tram any times but it never ceases to thrill me. Gorgeous views and great guide during the tram trip that give some fun facts and answer all questions.

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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This gondola tram ride was incredibly exciting and beautiful. Better than Gatlinburg Tennessee. The price was very reasonable. The ride up and back over 2 miles – was not only beautiful but very smooth. You could also spend as much time on top enjoying the views as you wanted. Great experience and value for the money. Highly recommend.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought we weren't going to be able to come here but our schedule changed and we made it! We got there right before the morning rush. We got in fairly quickly and once in the car the trip up was very informative and to use an apt cliché: breathtaking. The mountains were beautiful and we were amazed at the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can expect a 15 minute tram ride up the mountains with a view of New Mexico. It is breathtaking and not for people scared of heights. We went with our two young children and everyone had a great time. At the peak there our hiking trails, a ski slope down the other side (closed when we were there) and... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its best to arrive in the morning, especially after eating a hardy breakfast. The air gets much, much, colder as you rise to 11,000 feet to the top of the mountain. The ride is smooth with a docent explaining the changes of plants, trees, birds, and animals as you continue to rise. The glass enclosed tram makes anyone an expert... More 

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Smithville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views, fun staff, gorgeous country. Okay prices, staff was knowledgeable and courteous I have no more to say, but TA makes me.

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We actually didn't do the tram ride. We arrived around 1:30 in the afternoon on a Saturday, and the line was at least 100 deep and moving very slowly. It would have taken us over an hour to reach the ticket agent and the another wait for the tram. We didn't have the time. Perhaps an earlier start and midweek... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is something I have driven past for years and this trip we decided to stop. Gorgeous scenery and the whole family enjoyed it. Make sure you walk around a bit at the top. Our southern kids we blown away that they could see snow in march.

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