There is so much to see at the ABQ BioPark, which includes a zoo, aquarium, botanic garden, and beach. Explore the worlds of exotic animals and sea creatures, tour beautiful gardens, or go fishing at Tingley Beach during your visit.
The perfect activity for the true adventurer, La Luz Trail offers a breathtaking alpine escape. If you're up to the challenge of a hike that goes from 7,080 to 10,280 feet in just under eight miles, this is the activity for you.
Filled with atmosphere and flavor, this restaurant is set in a 100-year-old adobe structure and has been serving delicious Mexican cuisine for more than 70 years. A mural on La Hacienda's outer wall depicts the construction of this Villa de Albuquerque at the turn of the 18th century. President Clinton ate here in 1998 and 2000.
This café on the main drag of Bernalillo, about 20 minutes north of Albuquerque, is a perfect place to stop on your way out of town. Housed in what was once an old drugstore, the restaurant has a pressed tin ceiling and is decorated with western touches, such as cowboy boots and whimsical art.
Voted favorite New Mexican restaurant three years in a row, Sadie’s offers delicious Mexican fare, as well as some of the hottest red and green chile dishes in town. Of course, you’ll need a margarita or two to wash it all down.