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This area of North Central New Mexico is home to some 550,000 people.
Santa Fe, the state capital, is roughly 60 miles northeast of Albuquerque, while Bosque Farms is 16 miles to the south.
Escape the adult world for a while and throw yourself into a world of imagination at the Expo New Mexico and Cliff's Amusement Park. Hinkle Family Fun Center and Putt-Putt Golf and Games are also worth stopping by if you're looking for more ways to keep little ones busy.
Studying the captivating world of marine animals and plants is always a lot of fun at ABQ BioPark Zoo and ABQ BioPark Aquarium.
Feast your eyes on the polished chome of the finely tuned machines and cheer on the drivers as they flash by at incredible speeds at the Albuquerque Dragway.
The area's wine yards sure know how to entertain the senses. Meet the passionate cellar masters, sample some expertly crafted wines and enjoy a great day out at the Casa Abril Vineyard and Winery and the Gruet Winery. Once you've caught the wine bug, also think about the Casa Rondeña and the Anasazi Fields Winery.
Whether you want to put on your poker face or just lose yourself in the lively gaming atmosphere, the Sandia Casino and the San Felipe's Casino are not to be missed. If you're on a hot streak and need more action-packed thrills, why not head onwards to the Isleta Casino or the Santa Ana Star Casino?
Plants, remarkable trees and meandering pathways await budding young horticulturalists at the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden and the Rio Grande Botanic Gardens.
On a fine day, pack some lunch and make your way over to one of the pleasant urban parks, such as Balloon Fiesta Park and Roosevelt Park. Tiguex Park and Sandia Lakes Recreation Area are two more nice places to while away the day with a good book.
Surrounded by leafy trees and cool grass, Isleta Lakes is a favorite escape for wildlife and visitors alike.
When the weather is fine, Tingley Beach is where you should be. Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the water's edge and watch the seabirds fly overhead.
Lock your phone in the car and give yourself a break from the stresses of the modern world at Petroglyph National Monument and Cibola National Forest. Nature lovers will also have an excellent time at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park and Sandia Crest.
The area's exhibition spaces are jam-packed with intriguing facts and stories. The American International Rattlesnake Museum and the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum offer a range of displays and collections that are bound to spark your curiosity. The Telephone Museum of New Mexico and the Institute of Meteoritics Meteorite Museum are also worth considering.
Step inside the science domain for a couple of hours and head over to the Atomic Museum or the Explora Science Center and Children's Museum. Challenge your mind as you investigate the stimulating collection of gadgets and models on display. For a complete scientific experience, you should stop at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History and University of New Mexico Campus Observatory.
The natural world is revealed in all its glory at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Immerse yourself in their collection while your imagination soars off into exotic worlds.
A hub for art aficionados, this area boasts an impressive range of spaces in which local and international artists can exhibit their work. Start your explorations of this creative destination with a stop at the Tinkertown Museum and the University of New Mexico Art Museum. If you have time afterwards, the Amapola Gallery and the Mariposa Gallery are also well worth checking out.
History comes alive at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the Albuquerque Museum thanks to their wide range of thoughtful displays. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center and the Casa San Ysidro are also highly esteemed choices.
To find out more about the people and places of this region's past, make sure you visit its remaining historical sites. Start your history lesson at the National Hispanic Cultural Center or the University of Phoenix. When it comes to bygone times, there's always something else to know. The University of New Mexico and Coronado Historic Site are also great places to stop by.
The Whittlesey House is an impressive structure that has provided an important crossing for residents from both sides of the water.
Those with an interest in religion will want to swing by San Felipe de Neri Church.
This region's most famed sights often overshadow its less known, yet equally rewarding attractions. A couple of interesting options are the Ernie Pyle Public Library and the Popejoy Hall. If you've got more time to spare, also check out the Downs Racetrack and Casino or the Harwood Art Center.
Located in Downtown Albuquerque, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Tricklock Company and within 3 miles (5 km) of New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and Old Town Plaza. ABQ BioPark Zoo and National Hispanic Cultural Center are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Puerto Del Sol Golf Course, Ernie Pyle Public Library and Isotopes Park. University Stadium and University of New Mexico are also within 3 miles (5 km).
This family-friendly Albuquerque hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Aux Dog Theater, Putt-Putt Golf and Games and Coronado Center. ABQ Uptown and Winrock Shopping Center are also within 3 miles (5 km).
This family-friendly Albuquerque hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Puerto Del Sol Golf Course, Vortex Theatre and University of New Mexico Art Museum. National Hispanic Cultural Center is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) away.
Located in the heart of Albuquerque, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Puerto Del Sol Golf Course and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from National Hispanic Cultural Center. Isotopes Park and University Stadium are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Isotopes Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of National Hispanic Cultural Center and ABQ BioPark Zoo. University Stadium and Puerto Del Sol Golf Course are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Situated near the airport, this spa resort is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Isleta Lakes and within 9 miles (15 km) of Gutierrez-Hubbell House and Championship Golf Course at the University of New Mexico. Isleta Amphitheater and Albuquerque Dragway are also within 9 miles (15 km).
Located in Downtown Albuquerque, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Tricklock Company and UNM North Golf Course are also within 2 miles (3 km).