Things to Do in Albuquerque

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The building adjoins the grounds of the famed Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Read More

Known for its reds, Casa Rondena is an award-winning winery and one of the oldest in New Mexico; its Meritage Red—a fruity blend of Merlot and... Read More

Evoking the South Dakota Badlands, this New Mexico preserve has a stark, austere beauty. This park’s rugged volcanic terrain means there are few... Read More

The largest Latino cultural center in the country. Read More

Take an early-morning hot-air balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders, whose tours traverse the Rio Grande and then soar high above the city and cloud-scraping... Read More

This famous trading post sells kachina dolls, Zuni pottery, and turquoise jewelry. Read More

Drop by the visitor center for a map; then visit the three different ruin sites—Quarai, Abó, and Gran Quivira—that contain remains of... Read More

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).... Read More

The tram ascends a 10,350-foot Sandia Mountain peak for breathtaking views over the city. Read More

Visit the museum for its Acoma tribal art and history exhibits. Then take a guided tour to the mesa-top pueblo, which has been inhabited continuously... Read More

Set in the Rio Grande Valley north of Albuquerque, the lavish spa is an opulent desert oasis. Read More

Midway between the balloon museum and tramway, the swanky Sandia Resort & Casino has handsomely appointed rooms with deep soaking tubs and panoramic... Read More

The spacious rooms here are kitted out with handsome Native American furnishings and surround a courtyard pool. Read More

What Lies Beneath: In the New Mexico Badlands, a path carved by lava leads visitors from the Bandera Volcano to a cave where temperatures never reach... Read More

View the fascinating assemblage of folk art—including an entire city of carved wooden miniatures. Read More

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