Albuquerque Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Albuquerque

  • 1. Jemez Mountains

    A short hike from the battleship rock picnic area, is a small and delightful waterfall. From the parking lot cross the bridge over the river, then turn left and follow the parking lot/picnic areas up...

  • 2. Sandia Mountains

    This is a wonderful place for a picnic or hike, on the lower portion of the Sandia Mountains (East Side). There are several places to picnic by the creek, and a beautiful paved trail by a meadow, will...

  • 3. Turquoise Trail

    Someone with a sense of humor used to live just south of Madrid on State Highway 14. The little house is partially made out of a railroad car and the bridge from a flatbed trailer. He/She must have...

  • 4. Other Road Trips

    Mountainair is just what the name applys. It is a very pretty area with plenty to see. Mountainair is the host to the National Parks Services Historic...

  • 5. Parks & Monuments

    Petroglyph National Monument is a several area park nestled up to the Albuerqueque's resident volcanoes that protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including the volcanos, archeological...

  • 6. Museums

    At the American International Rattlesnake Museum we saw this albino rattlesnake. Admission to this small museum at 202 San Felipe Street was only about $2.50. They did not give us a ticket to go...

  • 7. Public Art

    For those of you who are interested in temples, the Mormon church has a temple located in Albuquerque. It is one of more than 120 temples worldwide that the church has built. The exterior of the...

  • 8. Pueblo Life

    Approx. 50 miles west of Albuquerque, located 15 miles south of I-40, the Acoma pueblo is considered on of the oldest, continously inhabited settlement in North America. It's located on top of a...

  • 9. Albuquerque Wineries

    There are a few around the Albuquerque area and up towards Santa Fe, but I found this fact-filled one to be quite interesting and entertaining. It was actually in Bernalillo which is just north of...

  • 10. Restaurants

    Lunch at S&J Tortilla factory. Lunch at El Modelo if you want to get way off the beaten path, it's takeout but some of the best in town, there is a small patio, perfect if the weather is nice. The...

  • 11. Wagons Ho

    This person has a definite mission-to promote Jesus and Salvation. He had a well trained string of mules and they obviously were durable and accomodating. He...

  • 12. Petroglyph National Monument

    On the West side of Albuquerque the National Park Service runs the Petroglyph National Monument. Not more than 15 minutes from Old Town, you can explore a...

  • 13. Hiking Tent Rocks

    After growing up in the Albuquerque area, it wasn't until a few years ago that I heard about tent rocks. A wonderful day hike with hoodoo rock formations and...

  • 14. Tinkertown Museum

    As soon as I read about Tinkertown I knew that it was a “must see” for us. We both love these idiosyncratic places that seem to define a US road trip for us –...

  • 15. Does Albuquerque Have a Serial Killer?

    Albuquerque once again fell under the national spotlight when it came to light that multiple bodies have been buried in what was once a remote, desert location...

  • 16. Spaceship house

    This isn't really an attraction as it is a private residence, but it is so unusual it's worth a look. 3501 Monte Vista Blvd.Directions: On the northwest corner...

  • 17. Take a Ghost Tour!

    Now if you're one of those one's who's expecting to see ghosts on any tour that advertises haunted locales, then you'll always be disappointed. Don't expect too...

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