Albuquerque Travel Club
The Albuquerque Travel Club organizes 12 travel excursions per year as well as special events each month for club members. This club is open to members of all ages and travels both in America and around the world. Past trips have included Italy, Costa Rica and Australia. A typical travel agenda includes touring both natural and man-made attractions, hiking and walking tours, boating and dining. No fee is charged for membership in the Albuquerque Travel Club.
New Mexico Mountain Club
New Mexico Mountain Club organizes travel excursions around outdoor activities and natural attractions. Common travel club activities include mountain climbing, hiking, snowshoeing, backpacking, cycling and kayaking. Club members also routinely volunteer for trail upkeep in the South Crest Trail and Sandra Mountain Wilderness Preserve. This Albuquerque travel club was started in 1952. As of November 2009, a $12 family membership fee is charged annually.
4401 Indian School Road Northeast
Albuquerque, NM 87196
The Sandia Grotto travel club organizes trips both domestically and internationally for cave exploration. The group meets monthly and, as of November 2009, charges a fee of $12 for annual membership. In addition to cave exploration excursions, club members routinely participate in cave conservation and "caving" safety courses. Past trips have included caving excursions at the Carlsbad Caverns, El Malpais, Mexico, Turkey and the Czech Republic. Club members must sign a liability waiver regarding cave hazards for a membership application to be processed.
1504 Central Ave.
Albuquerque, NM 87153
Article Written By Tara Dodrill
Tara Dodrill began writing professionally in 1990. She is a travel writer and photographer working for print and online media, primarily covering Florida, ecotourism and off-the-beaten-path destinations. Her writing credits include RUMBUM, Yahoo News, Visit South magazine,and North Carolina Coastal Guide. She studied journalism and education at Ohio University and real estate at Hondros College.