Explore Albuquerque


Discovering Albuquerque

New Mexico’s largest city is over 300 years old, making it one of the most historic, as well as culturally diverse, cities in North America. Located at the historic crossroads of the Camino Real historic trade route that wound its way from South America to northern New Mexico, Albuquerque was founded by the Spanish in 1706 on the banks of the Rio Grande, and...read more

Discovering Albuquerque

New Mexico’s largest city is over 300 years old, making it one of the most historic, as well as culturally diverse, cities in North America. Located at the historic crossroads of the Camino Real historic trade route that wound its way from South America to northern New Mexico, Albuquerque was founded by the Spanish in 1706 on the banks of the Rio Grande, and named for the Duke of Alburquerque. A handful of the original Camino Real buildings and landmarks still stand today.
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Some of the unique things to do in Albuquerque, NM include visiting the International Balloon Fiesta, attending ¡Globaquerque! (a world music extravaganza at the stunning National Hispanic Cultural Center) and attending the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow (one of the country’s greatest Native American gatherings). There are many more Albuquerque, NM events around which to plan your trip...read more
Some of the unique things to do in Albuquerque, NM include visiting the International Balloon Fiesta, attending ¡Globaquerque! (a world music extravaganza at the stunning National Hispanic Cultural Center) and attending the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow (one of the country’s greatest Native American gatherings). There are many more Albuquerque, NM events around which to plan your trip to the Duke City.

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Hot Air Ballooning
While Albuquerque hot air balloons are perhaps its most well-known feature, there are a variety of additional great things to do in New Mexico. Explore Albuquerque and the nearby Native American pueblos. Discover a plethora of fascinating museums and dine on unique New Mexican cuisine in quaint, historic surroundings. Albuquerque family friendly activities include exploring the...read more
While Albuquerque hot air balloons are perhaps its most well-known feature, there are a variety of additional great things to do in New Mexico. Explore Albuquerque and the nearby Native American pueblos. Discover a plethora of fascinating museums and dine on unique New Mexican cuisine in quaint, historic surroundings. Albuquerque family friendly activities include exploring the Bosque forests alongside the Rio Grande River, discovering ancient petroglyphs and exploring extinct volcanoes or checking out the Rattlesnake Museum in fascinating Old Town.read less

Local Treasures Discount Coupon Card

When you stay at our locally-owned Nativo Lodge, you'll receive a 15% discount at over 100 locally owned and operated restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and attractions in New Mexico. When you check in, you will receive a Local Treasures card that is good during the dates of your stay with us. Simply show your room key and Local Treasures card...read more

Local Treasures Discount Coupon Card

When you stay at our locally-owned Nativo Lodge, you'll receive a 15% discount at over 100 locally owned and operated restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and attractions in New Mexico. When you check in, you will receive a Local Treasures card that is good during the dates of your stay with us. Simply show your room key and Local Treasures card to receive this exclusive 15% discount and support local New Mexico merchants.

See a list of Local Treasures partners.
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