Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a fun and beautiful place for families and couples, providing a big choice of museums, activities, amazing restaurants, historical attractions, open-air exciting acitivities and other wonderful things to do. Discover the culture and history of Old Town, go for a fun in North America biggest aerial tram, and take a guided trip. Here are the top things to do in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque Museum of history and art
This amazing institution provide visitors an in-depth look into Albuquerque past. Placed at the edge of Old Town, this museum hosts an amazing set of cultural items from the past four hundred years. It is a location where the visitors not just gains a best understanding Albuquerque history but about Western Settlement in the full southwest. Displaying suits of historic woodcarvings, Spanish armor, the museum also hosts temporary and traveling exhibits.
Rio Grande State Park and Nature Center
This park is placed on the east bank of the Rio Grande at Road Candelaria. Displays introduce the geology, ecology, and Valley history of Rio Grande. It also provides a little hiking track, right of entry to Paseo del Bosque and a shade for amazing marine bird watching.
Petroglyph National Monument
Albuquerque is packed with history, but here is where you will find the truly old stuff. Placed on the European edge of the place, this 7,236-acre public monument is house to closely 25,000 very old pictures cut into the volcanic rock. This is an open-air museum, and largely pictures are accessed through different hiking trails. The visitors center provides amazing interpretive shows along with broad-range of educational programs.
Albuquerque Old Town
Placed between the Old Route 66 and Mountain Road, Albuquerque old town is a historical area in Albuquerque that is house to a range of charming old architecture, cafes, shops, hotels, restaurants, and churches. Spanning 10 blocks, which are set in the region of a central plaza, Old Town is house to some amazing examples of adobe structural design. Many of these buildings have been rehabilitated into little shops, galleries, and restaurants, providing public services while maintain the cultural uniqueness of the place.
Indian pueblo cultural center
This central center celebrates and shows the achievements and culture of the Native American Pueblo people of NM. The center specs informative objects, artifacts, artworks and sculptures. The center also specs an evolving exhibit that shows the job of living contemporary and traditional artists, as well as little-theater for educational workshops and presentations like the Pueblo Artist Workshop series.
ABQ Trolley Co.
Operated by Mike Silva and Jesse Herron, ABQ Trolley Co. is a special trip service that provides sightseeing tours around Albuquerque on a charming custom-made, open air trolley. Trips are led by Mike and Jesse who share their passion for Albuquerque heritage and history, as well as wealth of amazing facts.
The Albuquerque biological park
This park is a big atmosphere museum that is made up of 4 different facilities, namely the Rio Grande Botanic Garden, Albuquerque Aquarium, Tingley Beach and the Rio Grande Zoo. The Albuquerque Aquarium is a huge salt-water sea tank, improving varied species of sea mammals, fish, and other living things from a range of habitats, adding surf zones, coral reefs, estuaries and shallow waters.