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Areas of Interest

Nob Hill

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Many restaurants, pubs, cafes, ice cream shops, boutiques, dance/yoga studios, and local stores are in this area, just east of UNM. To learn more click here. 

Location: Located along Central Ave (also known as the historic U.S. Route 66).

Historic Old Town

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Old Town has been at the heart of Albuquerque since the city was founded in 1706. Today, this neighborhood is a well preserved display of historic New Mexican architecture, and is home to many shops, souvenir stores, museums, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. To learn more click here.

Location: Located between Central Ave and Mountain Rd, just east of Rio Grande Blvd.

Coronado Shopping Center

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This giant shopping mall has a wide variety of stores. For a list of shops, click here.

Location: Located on Menaul Blvd & Louisiana Blvd.

Downtown

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This is the economic center of Albuquerque, and a place of cultural and social activity. It is the place to find live music from both local and traveling bands, theaters, restaurants, bars, pubs, and movies. To see what movies are currently playing, visit: Century 14 Theater. To learn more about Downtown click here.

Location: Located along Central Ave between 1st St and 7th St.

Uptown

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This is the best place for shopping addicts. Tons of shops, restaurants, and New Mexico's premier day spa are in this area. To learn more click here.

Location: Located on Louisiana Blvd, just north of I-40.

State Fair Grounds

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This is the home to the annual State Fair during the month of September. Throughout the rest of the year, the space is used for special events, concerts, and rodeos. There is also a flea market nearly every Saturday and Sunday throughout the year. To learn more click here.

Location: Located on Louisiana Blvd and Central Ave.

Sandia Peak Tramway

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The Sandia Peak Tramway is the world's third longest single span tram ride. The panoramic view from the tram includes roughly 11,000 square miles of the city and surrounding areas and is a spectacular place to watch the sunset. For more information, visit Sandia Peak Tramway.

Location: Located on 30 Tramway Rd NE.