With majestic scenery framed by the Sandia Mountains to the east, ancient volcanoes on the western horizon, and the river valley of the Rio Grande bisecting the high plains desert, the natural setting for this city is enchanting and dramatic.
Albuquerque’s backyard is a playground for adventurers of all types. With clear blue skies, 310 days of annual sunshine and an abundance of wide open spaces, it’s no wonder Albuquerque is consistently ranked a top city for recreation and fitness. Learn more about the many outdoor spaces in and around Albuquerque.
Albuquerque’s rich and diverse culture is evident in many examples of public art, an impressive collection of museums, traditional and contemporary adobe architecture and unique restaurants. Visitors are drawn to cultural events such as Native American feast days and art markets, Latin and flamenco dance events, food festivals, mariachi celebrations and much more.
Albuquerque’s incredible art scene offers vibrancy and color that mirrors the city and its residents. Ranging from tourism performances, local musical acts, street art, neon Route 66 signs and high-end galleries, there is truly an abundance of art in Albuquerque. Learn more about the thriving art scene.
The culinary scene in Albuquerque is truly a microcosm of the city’s melting pot of cultures. Aside from the famous chiles that are the basis of traditional New Mexican cuisine, visitors can experience Spanish tapas, Native American fusion, fine French fare, vibrant Latin dishes, Asian delights, Italian eats and Route 66 diner classics. A blend of upscale establishments, family dining and casual comfort food is sprinkled throughout the city. Learn more about delicious Albuquerque.
Albuquerque is an amazing city for families. With nearly 20 museums, a fantastic zoo and aquarium and an abundance of interactive learning opportunities, we’re consistently ranked at the top of family travel lists. Learn more about the wide range of fun to explore.
With more than 16,000 hotel rooms, you are sure to find something to suit your taste. From cozy bed and breakfasts to luxurious resorts, there’s something for everyone. “Visit Albuquerque” has lodging suggestions.