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Local Food + Drink
Veteran restaurant serving housemade New Mexican dishes in unpretentious, earth-toned quarters.
El Modelo Mexican Foods
1929 Mexican eatery with retro exterior and new Mexican eats.
Little Anita’s New Mexican Food
Relaxed regional chain serving Southwestern specialties from breakfast through dinner.
Tractor Brewing Company
Enjoy classic and seasonal brews, live music and other events at the Nob Hill location of this New Mexico-based brewery.
Live Nation brings concerts and festivals featuring the biggest names in music to this 15,000 seat outdoor amphitheater near Sunset Memorial Park.
Albuquerque Convention Center
The state’s largest convention center also serves as a performance arts facility and concert venue.
University of New Mexico
Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque. Offering a distinctive campus environment with a Pueblo Revival architectural theme, the campus buildings echo nearby Pueblo Indian villages.
This minor league baseball stadium is home to Albuquerque’s minor league baseball team and professional soccer team.
Museums + Kids Activities
New Mexico Museum of Natural History
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning. Enjoy activities for kids and adults near our hotel in Albuquerque.
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is the nation's only congressionally chartered museum in its field.
Indian Pueblo Culture Center
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, located in Albuquerque, is owned and operated by the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico and dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History and Art.
Plan a full day of fun and discovery at ABQ BioPark , home to the Rio Grande Zoo, Botanic Garden, ABQ Aquarium and Tingley Beach park.
Cliff’s Amusement Park
Located in the heart of Albuquerque, Cliff’s is the only amusement park and outdoor waterpark in the city. Offering unlimited rides and all day passes for customers of all ages. Famous attractions include their wooden roller coaster, Kiddyland, Galaxy, and Rocky Mountain Rapids, to name a few.
The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway connects ancient mines and ghost towns reborn as artist communities. From Albuquerque to Santa Fe, the 65-mile-long National Scenic Byway, NM 14, parallels I-25, passing through a world in which mining and jewelry-making have changed little since Puebloan miners chiseled turquoise, the sacred blue stone, from shallow digs.
International Balloon Fiesta
The place to be in October is at Balloon Fiesta Park. The 360 acre Park with 100 acres of grass and booths will be filled with balloons and concessions selling everything from traditional New Mexican food to balloon memorabilia. Each year balloon teams from around the world participate in the event and news coverage originates from more than 50 countries. It has become the most photographed event in the world.
Cibola National Forest
This US National Forest covers 1.6 million acres across New Mexico. It’s may beautiful natural sights are just minutes from Albuquerque, including a mountainside tramway.