Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Albuquerque (United States, New Mexico)

  • By Mike N
  • Cities
  • 01.05.2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico has a wealth of historical and wonderful places to see and a wide assortment of things for tourists to do, including:
See the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History

The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History has displays covering more than 400 years of life in the Albuquerque area. There are lots of interesting things to see such as Spanish suits of armor, Mexican cowboy exhibits, artwork from Taos painters, and even an old adobe building full of crafts and local furnishings.

See the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

Since 1972 Albuquerque has featured the International Balloon Festival in October with more than 500 balloons participating every year. The Balloon Museum covers the history of this sport of ballooning. It has information on everything from the sport’s beginning to record setting feats by balloonists traveling across the Pacific as well as a section documenting the famous Hindenburg blimp.

See the Indian Pueblo Culture Center

The Indian Pueblo Culture Center features information on the American Indian pueblos in the Albuquerque area. It has displays of crafts, costumes, and drum ceremonies and other pueblo items, as well as a craft shop and café for tourists.

Go to Old Town Albuquerque

Don’t miss historic Old Town, Albuquerque’s center for culture, food, old architecture and more. There are five museums, hundreds of shops, lovely galleries and lots of restaurants.

Go to Sandia Peak 

Sandia Park is one of the top skiing areas in the US and is very popular. Even in the summertime visitors can go there to do things like hiking or biking.
Go to Paseo del Bosque

Paseo del Bosque is a sixteen mile long path for walking and biking that goes through central Albuquerque past the Rio Grande River and places like