Great news for the Land of Enchantment! Two New Mexico cities have made the list of best places to visit in 2019. 2019 is in full swing and many poeple are trying to figure out where their next travel destination should be. While we all would love to go somewhere exotic around the world, the reality is you may need to stay within the contiguous U.S. But that doesn't mean there aren't some cool spots you can check out close by! TripAdvisor looked at the most visited, well-rated and Instagrammable destinations and two cities in New Mexico made the list. Santa Fe has been making headlines for years now as somewhere people should visit more and now even Albuquerque is making headlines!

Here is what TripAdvisor has to say about Albuquerque:

Albuquerque is a truly unique destination with a wide range of attractions, from its rich history and culture to its gorgeous red rock surroundings. Every October, the International Balloon Fiesta sees over 500 hot air balloons rising up at dawn, with spectators watching below and attending fun evening celebrations like the “glowdeo.” To get in on your own hot air balloon experience, book aSunrise Hot Air Balloon Flight to watch the sun rise along the Rio Grande from high above, making for a special and totally unforgettable outing. Back on solid ground, don’t miss the mind-blowing Petroglyph National Monument, where you can view up to 15,000 prehistoric rock art images preserved along a canyon just outside the city.

They also gave a glowing review for the beautiful destination Sanat Fe:

Boasting world-renowned cuisine, vibrant cultural attractions, and one of the country’s largest art scenes, Santa Fe has earned its title as one of the top places to travel in the US. From November through February, Santa Fe hosts “Artists in Residence,” where you can watch and interact with artists as they create jewelry, painting, and pottery. Eat and drink your way through the city on aTaste of Canyon Road Food Tour. Explore some of the stunning natural beauty of Santa Fe while hiking on Atalaya Mountain Trail or strolling through Hyde Memorial State Park.

You can find fun things to do in Albuquerque at the Visit Albuquerque website. You can also find things to do in Sanat Fe at the city's website.

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