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330 Tijeras Ave NW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505-302-6930

Reservations: 1-800-619-5632

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EXPLORE ALBUQUERQUE

SANDIA PEAK AERIAL TRAMWAY

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Experience Albuquerque from above, when you soar across the sky in the longest aerial tramway in North America reaching the 10,378-foot crest of the Sandia Mountains. Link to learn more below.

Sandia Tram going up mountain

HOT AIR BALLOONING

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Hot air balloons in flight and lit up in night sky

New Mexico is known for year-round hot air ballooning and we've partnered up with the oldest and most experienced professional balloon ride company, Rainbow Ryders, to take your vacation to the next level. Link to learn more below.

HISTORIC OLD TOWN

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Explore the heart of Albuquerque, Historic Old Town founded here in 1706 and the center of Albuquerque's cultural district, with numerous museums, shops, galleries, and restaurants. Link to learn more below.

Chile Ristra hanging on adobe building
Man hitting golf ball on golf course with Sandia Mountains in background

With the perfect high desert climate and over 300 days of sunshine per year, Albuquerque is the ideal environment to golf year-round. Golf Digest and Golf Magazine have ranked numerous golf courses in Albuquerque among the best in the country. Link to learn more below.

OUTDOOR RECREATION

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Albuquerque has some of the best outdoor recreation in the country, perfect for hiking, mountain biking, cycling, running, and more. Experience trails in the Sandia Mountains or the Manzano Mountains. Link to learn more below.

three bicyclists riding on paved trail with mountains in background

ADVENTURES

NEW MEXICO ADVENTURES 

HERITAGE INSPIRATIONS

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Angelisa Murray
Owner & Guide
Physical Location inside Hotel Chaco 
Phone: 1-888-344-TOUR (1-888-344-8687)
Email: info@heritageinspirations.com

Link to learn more below.

PREMIER TOUR COMPANY

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Heritage Inspirations offers half and full-day excursions, multi-day adventures, and custom-crafted itineraries. With more than twenty tours across Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Taos including active outdoor expeditions, specially curated walking tours, and roving glamping adventures, Heritage Inspirations has a unique and dynamic option for every traveler. As a partner of Heritage Inspirations, Heritage Hotels & Resorts provides an exclusive discount to those who stay at one of our properties in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, or Taos before or after a tour.

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E-BIKE TOURS AND RENTALS

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Back of man and woman riding E-Bikes in Old Town along shops with Chile Ristras hanging

Heritage Inspirations offers daily E-Bike tours and rentals through Hotel Chaco's tour and rental shop. Merchandise is also available to take home a piece of your journey. Link to learn more below.

OVERNIGHT GLAMPING

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Overnight glamping trips to Chaco Canyon are also available from Heritage Inspirations. These tours are scheduled around the New Moon and fall and spring equinoxes, but custom private tours are available as well. These tours allow visitors to experience the distinctive light patterns formed in the ancient, sacred architecture as the sun rises. Link to learn more below.

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CHACO CANYON DAY TOURS

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Person looking up inside walls of a building in Chaco Canyon

Heritage Inspirations, Heritage Hotels' partner tour company, offers day trips from the hotel to Chaco Canyon - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and National Park. Experience this major ancestral Puebloan center of migration, grand construction, and cultural integration and see why Chaco is a fascinating place of mystery. Learn more and book your day tour. Link to learn more below.

CULTURE

CULTURAL

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER

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Learn about the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico through art, history, and cultural preservation when you visit the cultural center. The museum has a permanent collection of rare artifacts and extensive archives. Link to learn more below.

Gentleman painting pottery

ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM OF ART

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Front of Albuquerque Museum with sculpture of man with horse

For over 40 years, the Albuquerque Museum has been a rich voice of culture in the Southwest, with highlighted art, history, and cultural exhibits, both local and global. It transitions with ease from exhibitions on local history and art to exhibitions from major institutions worldwide. The Museum's regional art collection focuses on the American Southwest, and its history and photo archive collections primarily relate to Albuquerque's life and culture. Link to learn more below

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is just a short walk from Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. The museum is home to a wide array of interactive and educational displays, visiting collections, a planetarium, Dynomax, an IMAX theater, and permanent exhibits. Link to learn more below.

Entrance to Museum with large sculpture of T Rex

¡EXPLORA!

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This hands-on science and technology museum takes visitors on a journey of discovery through interactive experiences in science, technology, nature, and art. ¡Explora! Features 250 exhibits organized under themes such as water, light and color, shapes of sounds, moving air, and creative art. Exhibits encourage thoughtful activity by visitors of all ages from across the globe. The museum has a reputation as one of the most innovative and successful science centers in the country. Link to learn more below.

RATTLESNAKE MUSEUM

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See the largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes in the world. Learn more about rattlesnakes, purchase unique memorabilia and leave with a new appreciation for these amazing creatures and other conservation animals. Link to learn more below.

Rattlesnake curled up

TURQUOISE MUSEUM

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Various Silver and Turquoise Jewelry

Uncover the mystery of turquoise, New Mexico's state gemstone, at this unique museum dedicated to turquoise and its history, different mines and specimens from around the world, and stories of colorful characters. Link to learn more below.

HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER

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The National Hispanic Cultural Center promotes the advancement of Hispanic arts and culture. Its campus houses an art museum, a museum store, a torreon, two theaters, educational programs, special events, a research library, genealogy resources and many special programs. Torreon tours take place Thursdays and Fridays at 11am; see the fresco that depicts more than 3,000 years of Hispanic history. Link to learn more below.

Exterior of Hispanic Cultural Center with fountain sculpture

TINKERTOWN MUSEUM

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The Tinkertown Museum is part collection of miniature wooden scenes, part gallery of the odd and unusual, and part adventure. The exhibits were created over a 40 year period, in what started as a hobby. The miniature wood-carved figures are often animated, and the detailed scenes depict weddings, western towns, circuses and more. Link to learn more below.

MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE

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The museum provides insight into the atomic age, from its early research through today's uses of nuclear power. There are permanent as well as changing exhibits. Visitors can also explore an outdoor field of planes and rockets. Find out about nuclear science, from its pioneers to its current uses. Link to learn more below.

Atomic plume

BALLOON MUSEUM

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Hot air balloons in flight and lit up in night sky

The Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum features real hot air balloons, balloon baskets, information on the history of ballooning, as well as facts and information on the balloons themselves. Find out what the Albuquerque Box is all about, and take a ride in a virtual hot air balloon. The museum is hands-on, interactive and overlooks the Balloon Fiesta Park. Link to learn more below.

ALBUQUERQUE BIOPARK

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The ABQ BioPark features a Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden, and Tingley Beach (fishing lakes).  The multi-venue facility collaborates by connecting people, plants, and animals together. Link to learn more below.

Glass atrium building in the BioPark

DISCOVER

THE SAWMILL DISTRICT

Person viewing floral digital floral paintings in Beyond Van Gogh Experience

Beyond Van Gogh is an immersive art experience not to be missed.  Located in the Sawmill District, March 2nd through May 1st, 2022. Link to purchase tickets below.

SAWMILL DISTRICT

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Explore Albuquerque’s newest destination for the savvy traveler. Originally the site of the American Lumber Company north of historic Old Town, the Sawmill District is being re-imagined and redeveloped into a vibrant neighborhood of loft-style housing, artist studios and retail space. Its new shops, art and entertainment reflect New Mexico’s rich culture and emerging International trends.

The Yard in the evening at Sawmill Market

SAWMILL MARKET

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Vendors inside Sawmill Market

The Sawmill Market brings to the District a 25,000 square-foot food hall with numerous local food vendors showcasing a multitude of culinary traditions. It not only features restaurants and bars but also offers entertainment venues, art galleries, and more. Link to learn more below.

SPUR LINE SUPPLY CO.

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Discover the best in crafted and quality merchandise centered around a minimal, high desert aesthetic at Spur Line Supply Co. This concept store features a men’s and women’s shop, children’s shop, record shop, stationary, home goods, furniture, coffee and doughnuts, apothecary and floral shop with an outdoor living concept. Merchandise originates from the Southwest and beyond. Link to learn more below.

Wall of merchandise on shelves inside Spur Line Supply Co.

GARDUÑO'S AT OLD TOWN

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Fountain in Garduno's patio

Explore Albuquerque's best patio dining at Garduño's at Old Town and enjoy the delicious flavors of authentic regional New Mexico and Mexican cuisine. Garduño's serves dinner in its restaurant and on the outdoor patio. Link to learn more below.

TABLAO FLAMENCO ALBUQUERQUE

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Hotel Albuquerque is home to the Southwest's first authentic Flamenco Tablao. Experience the energy of Flamenco with a delicious four-course prix fixe dinner show on Fridays & Saturdays, doors open at 6:15pm, dinner is at 7pm, and the performance is at 8pm. Also featuring special Matinee performances on Sundays. Doors open at 3:15pm and the performance starts at 4pm. Link to learn more below.

Flamenco dancers on stage in the Tablao