Area Attractions

Located in the dynamic Uptown neighborhood, our hotel is close to a wide array of area attractions and things to do in Albuquerque. From museums and performing arts venues to the University of New Mexico and UNM Hospital, Hyatt Place Albuquerque / Uptown puts you close to the city's most notable places of interest. See what's nearby and book your trip today.

Hyatt Place Albuquerque/Uptown

6901 Arvada Ave NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87110



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Local Attractions

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Downs Racetrack and Casino

Head off to the races and enjoy a thrilling night of action and gaming at this must-visit racetrack and casino in the heart of Albuquerque. From dining to slots to live entertainment, there’s something for everyone.

Expo New Mexico

0.5 MI / 804 M AWAY
Home of the annual New Mexico State Fair, a multi-use entertainment and events facility hosting hundreds of events throughout the year. EXPO New Mexico also hosts a popular flea market every weekend, as well as regular arts and crafts shows, horse shows, concerts and sporting events at Tingley Coliseum.

Local Food + Drink

Fogo de Chao

This Albuquerque restaurant features a peninsula churrasco grill that grants guests a glimpse of its Brazilian-trained gaucho chefs preparing incredible dishes from pan-seared salmon to Wagyu steak.

Seasons 52

Choose from 52 wines by the glass at this Albuquerque, New Mexico fine dining restaurant, showcasing seasonal dishes crafted from local and regional ingredients, an oak-fire grill, and brick oven.

Elephant Bar Restaurant

Visit the local outlet of this California and Nevada restaurant chain for food and drinks. Choose classic American dishes, burgers, and salads, or globally-inspired entrees for lunch or dinner, with special menus for weekend brunch and happy hour.


New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

Located near Old Town Albuquerque and founded in 1986, this museum is free to the public and features an array of unique exhibits spanning centuries.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Owned and operated by the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico, this cultural center is aimed at the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian culture and history.

Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum

Take the family out for a day of discovery at this hands-on science center, which encourages an inquiry-based learning approach to science and math.

National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

This national repository of nuclear science information is located in Bernalillo County and houses a wealth of information on the history of nuclear science.

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Located on the UNM campus, this anthropology focused museum was founded in 1932 and is among the first public museums in Albuquerque.

National Hispanic Cultural Center

This cultural center, located in the heart of Albuquerque, is dedicated to showcasing celebrating Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities.

Family Friendly Attractions

Cliff’s Amusement Park

Take the family out for a day of fun at this thrilling amusement park featuring rides for all ages, food, water attractions, and carnival style games.

Hinkle Family Fun Center

Embark on an exciting day with the family in Albuquerque at this all-ages recreation spot featuring bumper cars, laser tag, paintball, and an arcade.

Sandia Peak Tramway

This aerial tramway is located right next to Albuquerque, stretching from the northeast edge of the city to Sandia Peak in the Sandia Mountains.

Biopark Botanic Gardens and Zoo

Stroll through miles of paths and explore lush flowers and vegetation or catch a glimpse of unique wildlife at the zoo at ABQ Biopark.


ABQ Uptown

Embark on a day of shopping at ABQ Uptown, where you can find high-end name brands and retailers like Banana Republic, Gap, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Lucky Brand, and Apple.

Coronado Center

Set out for a day of shopping at this expansive shopping mall in Albuquerque, built in 1965, and featuring an array of retailers, restaurants, and shops.