Attractions Nearby Albuquerque, Day Trips and Excursions

(Albuquerque, New Mexico - NM, USA)

There is a myriad of attractions in the Albuquerque area to keep visitors of all ages and persuasions entertained. The spectacular desert and mountain landscape surrounding Albuquerque makes for superb forests and parks that lend themselves to an array of recreational activities. There are also ancient pueblos within driving distance of Albuquerque, plus pretty vineyards and picturesque villages.

The area is not short of family attractions either, with its fair share of amusement parks.

Acoma Pueblo

Address: Acoma, New Mexico NM, 87034, USA
Tel: +1 505 552 6604
This spectacular walled adobe village is situated high above a sheer rock mesa, 365 feet / 111 meters above the 6,600-foot / 2,011-meter valley floor below. Thought to have been inhabited since the 11th century, if not before, the Acoma Pueblo is the longest continuously occupied community in the US. When visiting, it's important to observe Pueblo etiquette.
Open hours: daily, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discount for seniors and children

Casa Rondeña Winery

Address: 733 Chavez Road, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico NM, 87107, USA
Tel: +1 505 343 1823
The beautiful Casa Rondeña Winery is situated in the ancient cottonwoods of Albuquerque's North Valley. Wine tastings are available by appointment, while casual visits to the wine tasting rooms can be made on Sundays between 12:00 and 18:00.
Open hours: Wednesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 18:00, Sunday - 12:00 to 18:00
Admission: free

Cliff's Amusement Park

Address: 4800 Osuna Road NE at San Mateo, Albuquerque, New Mexico NM, 87109-2314, USA
Tel: +1 505 881 9373
Cliff's Amusement Park features an array of exciting rides, arcades, thrilling attractions, a water play area, the big flush water coaster and much more.
Open hours: April to September, Sunday to Friday - 13:00 to 19:00, Saturday - 13:00 to 20:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge

Corrales Village

Address: Corrales Road, New Mexico NM, USA
Tel: +1 505 897 0502
Set in picturesque meadows and orchards just 15 minutes north of Albuquerque is the picturesque village of Corrales, with its shops and galleries. Corrales Village is a pleasant place to spend the day and is home to some excellent restaurants.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free

Sandia Lakes Recreation Area

Address: 100 Highway 313, Sandia Pueblo, New Mexico NM, 87114, USA
Tel: +1 505 771 5190
Enjoy year-round fishing, picnicking and walking trails at the carefully maintained Sandia Lakes Recreation Area. This 40-acre / 16-hectare park is set in mature cottonwood along the Rio Grande River.
Open hours: April to September, daily - 07:00 to 19:00; October to March, daily - 07:00 to 17:00
Admission: charge

The Cibola National Forest

Address: 2113 Osuna Road NE, Suite A, Albuquerque, New Mexico NM, 87113, USA
Tel: +1 505 346 3900
The huge Cibola National Forest is located in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma, and is part of the Southwestern region. Within easy reach of central Albuquerque, the forest's huge size encompasses the Datil, Gallinas, Magdalena, Bear, Manzano, Sandia, San Mateo, Mount Taylor and Zuni mountains. The forest is home to many animal and bird species and hosts an array of recreational attractions and activities.
Open hours: daily, seasonal variations apply
Admission: free