Experiential Sessions

Option #1: Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride

6:15am – 10:00am
Marvel at Albuquerque’s blue skies from up close. Albuquerque, the hot air ballooning capital of the world, offers superb conditions for balloon flights year-round. At the launch site, learn about the science of ballooning and equipment specs. Balloon ride with champagne toast afterwards. Includes transportation to and from the Hyatt.

Option #2: Albuquerque Museum and Luncheon in Old Town

Includes Special Exhibit: Visions of the Hispanic World
9:00am – 12:45pm
$60 per person

Includes all admission fees, luncheon and transportation to and from the Hyatt.
Docent-led tour of The Albuquerque Museum, including the exhibition “Visions of the Hispanic World: Treasures from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library,” which includes more than 200 of the most exceptional works spanning over 3,000 years from the collections of the Hispanic Society of America in New York City. A significant number of these works have not been exhibited outside of the Hispanic Society, and some have never before been exhibited. The exhibition opened at Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, Spain. The group will walk from the museum’s sculpture garden into the main area of Old Town for lunch at Casa de Ruiz-Church Street Café and then return to the Hyatt. 

ABQ Museum
Old Towne Plaza