We are conveniently located within blocks of several hospitals, as well as the Convention Center and revitalized Downtown Albuquerque. When you fly in, we are just a five-minute drive to the Sunport International Airport. Once you are here, you’ll be within walking distance to some of Albuquerque’s best restaurants, shopping, and museums. A short five-block walk will take you to the train station, which will give you access to several great spots outside the Downtown Albuquerque area. Just a block away is a bus stop that will take you to Old Town, Nob Hill, and Uptown, where Albuquerque’s newest outdoor shopping facility is located. You will never run out of things to do in Albuquerque. It is a city of great attractions that appeal to all interests.
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- Albuquerque Bio Park – This includes several of Albuquerque’s most popular attractions – The Rio Grande Zoo, Botanic Garden, Albuquerque Aquarium, and the Tingley Aquatic Park.
- Cliffs Amusement Park – A combination amusement and water park that has over 24 rides and even more fun games.
- Hinkle Family Fun Center – Recreational family fun with bump cars, laser tag, miniature golf, paintball, and more.
- Explora – A hands-on discovery museum for people of all ages.
- Tinkertown Museum – Features handmade dioramas of Old West scenes & antique toys.
- Natural History & Science Museum – An exhibit that has a vast variety of things to see and do, from dinosaurs to Mars.
- Rattlesnake Museum & Gift Shop – A museum devoted to snakes – particularly rattlesnakes.
- Movie Theatre Downtown Albuquerque – A movie theater with 14 screens to see all the newest movies -and only five blocks from our B&B!
- Acoma Pueblo *Sky City* – Amazing Indian pueblo built on top of a mesa. Known as one of the oldest civilizations still in existence.
- Petroglyph National Monument – A simple hike to see some amazing petroglyphic drawings from ancient times.
- Jemez State Monument – Take a drive through the beautiful trails and hot springs of the Jemez wilderness to see the stone ruins of a 500 year old Indian civilization.
- Sandia Peak Tramway and Ski Area – Enjoy an aerial view of New Mexico from the world’s third longest single span tram.
- Bosque del Apache National Wildlife – 3,800 acres of Rio Grande floodplain that has been known to host up to 377 different species of birds.
- Coronado State Monument – A historic site that is home to the ruins of Kuaua Pueblo, a village settled in 1325.
- Bandelier National Monument – Ancient cliff dwellings and hikes just outside of Los Alamos.
- Balloon Rides – Rainbow Ryders is our preferred vendor for the ultimate balloon ride that will take you over Albuquerque and possibly dipping into the Rio Grande river (if conditions allow).
- Turquoise Trail – A beautiful drive on the east side of the Sandia Mountains that takes you through the forest and some small mining towns, including one known as Madrid.
- Milagro Vineyards and Winery – Specializes in a New Mexico wine made from vinifera grapes in the Corrales Valley.
- Gruet Winery – Family-owned winery known for its sparkling wines.
- Joseph Filippi Winery and Vineyard – Family vineyard established in 1922; features a nice tasting room.
- Casa Rondena Winery– Beautiful winery in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque with award-winning wines.
- Indian Pueblo Cultural Center – Owned and operated by the 19 Indian pueblos of New Mexico; learn about the history of the many Indian civilizations in New Mexico.
- National Hispanic Cultural Center – A center used to preserve and promote the Hispanic culture with art and other exhibits.
- National Museum of Nuclear Science and History – The perfect museum to visit, especially to get a broader history on the Spy House. This is the only congressional charted museum in its field!
- Albuquerque International Balloon Museum – Balloon is a very big activity in New Mexico and this museum gives the perfect history of how it got started and why it is such a popular thing to do in New Mexico.
- University of New Mexico Art Museum – This museum houses a collection of nearly 30,000 objects, making it the largest collection of fine art in New Mexico.
- Maxwell Museum of Anthropology – One of the nation’s finest anthropology museums with exhibits relating to cultures around the world.
- The KiMo Theatre – Pueblo Deco picture palace, opened on Sept. 19, 1927; known as one of the city’s landmarks.
Albuquerque is home to many amazing independently-owned shops. Here are listings for three great areas to hit for some good local shopping: