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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
“It is second longest tram in the world at 2.48 mi., the longest being Tatev in southern Armenia (3.54 mi., 5.7 kilometer) There are hiking trails and new restaurant that just opened 2019. Beautiful scenery, great sunsets and city lights!”
  • 192 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Albuquerque bio park/zoo/aquarium/botanical garden is a family gem. While the zoo itself isn't expansive the animal exhibits are varied and exciting making this incredibly accessible. In addition to the zoo, there is also an aquarium and botanical garden. You can park at either location and drive, or you can take the train ride that goes between both locations. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“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
“15 min drive to Old Town This a wonderful way to learn the history of New Mexico thru its art. ”
  • 82 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Beautiful museum in the middle of old town. Check out the inhabitants of this area pre-historic. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Fantastic Brew Pub environment. Some of the best beer anywhere, excellent food truck scene & the best live music! ”
  • 90 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Nob Hill is a really fun place to walk around it’s right near UNM and is home to multiple unique shops (Buffalo Exchange),eateries(Scalo), and entertainment. ”
  • 74 locals recommend
Casino
“Want to enjoy some nightlife and casinos? Sandia Casino is a great way to try your luck!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“El Pinto is local New Mexico favorite, family owned and in business since the 60s. Ambiance, food and atmosphere will impress you. If you love Mexican food, please consider visiting this charming restaurant during your stay. ”
  • 71 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
State / Provincial Park
“Three miles from Albuquerque Traditions -- The park offers excellent birdwatching opportunities throughout the year. There are indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas overlooking ponds, and trail access to the Rio Grande. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Explora is an interactive science museum with so many exhibits to dive into, it’s the perfect place to take the family anytime of the year. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
History Museum
“A unique museum, dedicated to the history and culture of the Pueblo Indians. Wonderful cultural events and exhibits. It also has a restaurant, bar and cultural center with events and live music.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Enjoy a stroll through Albuquerque Old Townand visit boutiques and shops for unique gifts. just 15 minutes away from my Airbnb.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Just a block from the Casita on Route 66 / Central Ave. A famous UNM / Nob Hill eatery. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“For those interested in fresh, local products and a “farm to table” approach, this is a must try for breakfast and lunch. Not the cheapest breakfast, but a great quality establishment.”
  • 39 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Casino
“Want to enjoy some nightlife and casinos? Sandia Casino is a great way to try your luck!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“El Pinto is local New Mexico favorite, family owned and in business since the 60s. Ambiance, food and atmosphere will impress you. If you love Mexican food, please consider visiting this charming restaurant during your stay. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just a block from the Casita on Route 66 / Central Ave. A famous UNM / Nob Hill eatery. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“For those interested in fresh, local products and a “farm to table” approach, this is a must try for breakfast and lunch. Not the cheapest breakfast, but a great quality establishment.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Salad Place
“Fresh and creative farm-to-table food focusing on salads but with great sandwiches and appetizers as well.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Really good, fresh, local... pizza, salads, pasta. Make their own bread and crust and it's damn good!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Authentic New Mexica food!!! One of My favorites. The Green Chili Relleno plate. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“The BEST place for brunch! Outdoor seating is available overlooking the gardens and small vegetable farm. Order the pastry trio and coffee (or mimosas) to enjoy while you wait for your breakfast - Everything on the menu is delicious!”
  • 38 locals recommend

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