Nestled at the base of the Sandia Mountain range Albuquerque is located in north-central New Mexico in Bernalillo County. Albuquerque is home to Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories, and the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. With affordable housing, low cost of living and a very temperate and dry climate Albuquerque is consistently ranked as one of the top destinations for retirement in the country. Outdoor enthusiasts love our city for the hiking, cycling, kayaking and endless other outdoor activities. If you live here you know how great Albuquerque is, if you don't live here yet we just want to know, what you are waiting for?