Health & Safety:

  • Albuquerque is at 5300’ elevation drink plenty of water while you are here to avoid elevation sickness

  • Use sunscreen, because the sun is very harsh at this elevation

  • If you go hiking, look and listen for rattlesnakes. If you don't bother them they won't bother you.



Natural History Museum

Albuquerque Museum

Old Town


  • The Albuquerque Biological Park is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)

  • During July they have their summer concert series called Zoo Music check their event calendar (


Botanical Gardens

  • This is where we had our first date!

  • During July they have their summer concert series called Garden Music


  • Over 250 interactive exhibits and activities in science, technology, engineering, math, and art for the whole family.

Bosque Trail

  • Largest Cottonwood Forest in the world!

  • The Rio Grande nature center is a good starting place for accessing the trail

  • List of access points

Electric Playhouse

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center



Hike the Foothills



Golden Pride

  • Several Locations around the city

  • Best Breakfast Burrito in the cIty

    • Our Favorite is the #1

Bike in Coffee

  • One of our favorite summer time activities is to ride the bosque trail and get a breakfast burrito at Bike in Coffee

The Grove

  • If you’re a Breaking Bad fan you might recognize this from a meeting of Walt and Lydia

Lunch and Dinner

Dion’s Pizza

  • Several locations around the City

  • Pizza

    • Add Green Chile to your regular pizza order!

    • Our Favorite is the Mushroom and Black Olive

  • Salad

    • Our Favorite is the Greek Salad

  • Subs

    • Our Favorite is the 6” Veggie

  • Ranch Dressing is a must try!


  • New Mexican Food

  • Love their house margarita on the rocks

Frontier Restaurant

  • An Albuquerque institution

  • We like the Enchilada Plate and the Tortilla soup

  • A Cinnamon Roll is a must try!

  • Open late 5am to 12am

Campo At Los Poblanos

TomaSitas Albuquerque

El Patron

Sawmill Market

El Vado

505 Food Hall



  • In the Hotel where we are having the wedding

  • The chef was on Hells Kitchen


Marble Brewing

  • Their downtown tap room is near Hotel Andaluz

Bosque Brewing

  • Ask for half elephants on parade and half riverwalk it’s our favorite combination

  • They have a pickle beer!


  • In Corrales really pretty area to drive through

Sheehan Winery Tasting Room

DH Lescombes Winery

Copper Lounge

  • Cocktail Lounge

  • They have a Agave Cocktail Bar called Los Conejos that is also really good

Founders Speakeasy

Teddy Roes


Betty's Bath & Day Spa

Los Poblanos

Love's Healing Touch Bath's & Day Spa