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Best things to do in New Mexico

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Cable Car
“Take a little jacket or sweater as the top of the peak can be breezy. Take the day to hike and take photos.”
172local recommendations
Art Gallery
“One of a kind destination unlike most you have experienced. Get advance reservations. ”
152local recommendations
“The local zoo often hosts fun events, especially during Christmas where the lights are incredible. Acquarium next door.”
72local recommendations
“A natural wonder that must be visited while in the area. Sunsets are unbelievable here. We recommend taking the road all the way to the very end to see the best snowy white dunes. Please check dates, ticket prices and hours of operation before going.”
54local recommendations
“About an hour drive from Santa Fe, traditional hot springs and luxury spa with restaurant on site. ”
68local recommendations
Arts & Entertainment
“The heart of downtown Santa Fe for nearly 400 years, the Plaza remains the central part of the city, hosting Indian and Spanish markets and other annual events as well as community gatherings, summer concerts at the bandstand and more. ”
113local recommendations
Clothing Store
“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. ”
92local recommendations
“Be sure to check out the permanent exhibit, Only in Albuquerque. Museum is free on Sundays from 9am - 1pm. ”
80local recommendations
“Great selection of craft style beers. Local bands play regularly on weekend nights in the summertime. A few food trucks offer food for those staying for longer than just a quick beer.”
82local recommendations
“Well worth the visit since Georgia O'Keeffe spent a great deal of her time near Santa Fe she was innovative in her use of color and perspective.”
58local recommendations
“Summer Fest on Route 66 in Nob Hill This free event features fun for the whole family including the Old Route 66 Car Show, Mother Road Art Market, Kids Zone & Youth Central, food trucks and live entertainment in Nob Hill on Central Ave. from Girard Blvd. to Washington St. Join us! ”
66local recommendations
“Walk along the bridge to view 675 feet below to the Rio Grande where you may see kayakers and rafters. Look along the canyon walls for Big Horn Sheep, too!”
64local recommendations
National Park
“One of the most famous National Parks in the United States. About 4 hours south of Albuquerque. ”
25local recommendations
Ski Area
“One of my very favorite places to play, close to home and not too crowded most days. Epic snow sometimes.”
45local recommendations
“Best Club if you want to dance all night. 3 level club wih cantina bar and evn a restaurnt apart from the club. I had a lt of fun every time I go.”
26local recommendations
Science Museum
“This is an amazing museum with a Dynamax theater, cafe and wonderful gift shop. Tiguex park is across the street for jogging, walking and exercise path.”
53local recommendations