Top 10 Things To Do in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Native American Dancers Photo by Marble Street Studio
Zuni Pueblo Dancers Weekends at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Top 10 Things To Do in Albuquerque

It's hard to limit our picks to ten! 

cultural and historic sites:

  1. Stroll and shop Historic Old Town Plaza
  2. Explore New Mexico’s Hispanic heritage at the National Hispanic Cultural Center
  3. Learn about Native cultures new and old at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  4. Take in the the exhibits and collections at Albuquerque Museum
  5. Hike to the ancient pictographs at Petroglyph National Monument
  6. Take a day trip to one of the oldest inhabited settlements in the nation at Acoma Pueblo
  7. Receive an overview of the city’s history with an Albuquerque Trolley Tour
  8. Stroll through the shops and galleries of Nob Hill
  9. Catch a play or show at any of the city's many theatre, improv or music venues
  10. Experience Albuquerque's deep connection to the open skies at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
Albuquerque Botanic Garden
Rio Grande Botanic Garden Albuquerque Biological Park

Top Activities for Families and kids in Albuquerque

  1. Check out the International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta and International Balloon Museum
  2. Ride World's Longest Aerial Tramway at Sandia Tram and hike in the Sandia Mountains
  3. Scream your voice hoarse at Cliff’s Amusement Park
  4. Visit the Albuquerque BioPark: with the Albuquerque Aquarium, Rio Grande Botanic Garden and Albuquerque Zoo
  5. Explore nature at the Rio Grande Nature Center and the Bosque
  6. Visit Explora Children’s Museum and Science Center
  7. Take an art class or learn hands on history like how to grind corn at the Albuquerque Museum
  8. Talk to the dinosaurs at New Mexico Museum of Natural History
  9. Learn about history, science and technology at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History
  10. Test your bravery at the International Rattlesnake Museum