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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cable Car
“The tramway ride to the top of the Sandia mountain is breathtaking. It is the 2nd longest tram in the world and spans deep canyons. The views from the top are great, especially near sunset. Dress warmly!”
  • 180 locals recommend
Zoo
“Our Zoo has so much to offer and this year we have just added our new Penquin Exihibit. It is wonderful.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Old Town is Albuquerque's humble beginnings. If you want to get a feel for Albuquerque's Spanish Settlement history, Old Town is a wonderful place to begin. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Museum
“Learn about NM’s rich history and admire beautiful artwork in this amazing museum”
  • 80 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“My personal favorite neighborhood in the city! Located along the historic Route 66 and chock full of restaurants, bars, shops and breweries!”
  • 71 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great selection of craft style beers. Local bands play regularly on weekend nights in the summertime. A few food trucks offer food for those staying for longer than just a quick beer.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Science Museum
“This is an amazing museum with a Dynamax theater, cafe and wonderful gift shop. Tiguex park is across the street for jogging, walking and exercise path.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Casino
“Local casino with slots, table games, and the largest poker room in the state. Beautiful views from Bien Shur restaurant.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Awesome museum that kids and parents LOVE. Located next to Old Town and Natural History Museum. If interested I can try and check out a family pass for you from our local library. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Old Town embodies New Mexico! From food and its bounty of flavors, to our art styles and local jewelry, Old Town has something for everyone. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
History Museum
“Learn all about the surrounding Pueblos. Try the restaurant. Attend native dance and music concerts.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“This is a beautiful restaurant. I suggest dining on the patio if weather permits. The red and green chile here is not usually as hot as other places in Albuquerque.”
  • 61 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Beautiful trails through the Bosque and an informative Visitor's Center where you can sit in comfort while viewing and listening to the animals living in the area via microphones placed discretely in their habitat. Don't forget to visit the gift shop!”
  • 66 locals recommend
Park
“Albuquerque has a wonderful Botanical Gardens as well as an Aquarium in the same location. The Japanese Gardens are especially beautiful and you won't want to miss them.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Just a block from the Casita on Route 66 / Central Ave. A famous UNM / Nob Hill eatery. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Park
“Free, easy walking trail to view ancient petroglyphs. There is usually a park ranger along the path at some point. They are always friendly and informative. ”
  • 35 locals recommend