A walkable neighborhood, Uptown is known for being family-friendly and relaxing, while having a great selection of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Choose one of Uptown's hotels or holiday apartments and explore the area around Albuquerque with ease.
Sightseeing around Uptown
Top attractions include the area's theaters and much more. You can buy tickets to live performances at Musical Theatre Southwest, Desert Rose Playhouse, and Aux Dog Theater. The local culture at Mariposa Gallery, University of New Mexico Campus Observatory, and Popejoy Hall might be just what you're looking for. Casa Rondeña, New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial, and Albuquerque Civic Plaza are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Bring the family to Expo New Mexico, Putt-Putt Golf and Games, and Cliff's Amusement Park.
Popular activities in the area include shopping and swimming. Roosevelt Park, Tiguex Park, or Tingley Beach are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. At Sandia Lakes Recreation Area, take some time to really appreciate nature. With a shopping trip to ABQ Uptown, Coronado Center, or Winrock Shopping Center, you might find that perfect souvenir. Tingley Coliseum, The Downs Racetrack and Casino, and Arroyo del Oso Golf Course are other spots for some local fun.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, National Hispanic Cultural Center, and ABQ BioPark Zoo. You can also stop by Los Altos Golf Course, UNM North Golf Course, and Silver Family Geology Museum.
Getting around Uptown
At 4.3 miles (6.9 km), Albuquerque, NM (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport) is the closest major airport to Uptown.