Albuquerque Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Albuquerque

  • 1. Jemez Mountains

    The village of Jemez Springs is a short 1.5 hour drive from Albuquerque. It is in a valley made by the Jemez River but high enough that you are up in the pine trees. There are many things to do and...

  • 2. 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...

  • 3. 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...

  • 4. Sandia Mountains

    A very popular excursion from Albuquerque is to take the Sandia Peak Tramway to the top of the mountains that fringe the eastern side of the city, for the view and for the outdoor pursuits available...

  • 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. 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...

  • 7. 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...

  • 8. 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...

  • 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. 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 –...

  • 14. 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...

  • 15. 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...

  • 16. 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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