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Hotels in Albuquerque
Rescued and restored in 2005 following years of neglect, the Shaffer Hotel is one of the state’s rare remaining Pueblo–Art Deco structures. Rooms are basic, with claw-foot tubs and Southwest prints.
Restaurants in Albuquerque
This restaurant at the Rancho de San Juan hotel presents sublime Continental cuisine (try the duck-confit timbales with crispy polenta) in an intimate, unrushed setting.
Things to do in Albuquerque
This National Historic Landmark, in Sky City Pueblo, was made using more than 20,000 tons of earth and stone over the course of a decade (1629-1640).