Out & About in Albuquerque


Get to know UNM (self-guided tour)

Local Attractions


National Hispanic Cultural Center

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Balloon Fiesta Museum

Unser Racing Museum

Albuquerque Bio-Park (zoo, aquarium, botanic gardens)

Trolley Tours

Old Town


Sandia Peak Tramway

Railrunner to Santa Fe for access to the Historic Plaza, museums, etc.


Dining in Albuquerque

Almost endless choices right on Central Avenue!


Apothecary Lounge (roof top bar at Parq Central)

Nice (pricey) dinner

Artichoke Café (very nice)

Standard Diner (casual & very nice)

Scalo (nice, less casual)

Zinc (nice)

Easy going

Holy Cow (burgers/beer)

Route 66 Diner (burgers, blue plates)

Frontier (UNM fav)

Kellys Brew Pub (burgers & beer)

Flying Star (great bakery)

Pizza plus


Il Vicino

Southwest specialties

El Patio (UNM fav)

Zacatecas (tacos & tequila)

Lunch greats

Grove café (nice menu)

Vinaigrette (fresh!)

Unique & Yummy

Ana Purna (vegetarian)

Gyros (Greek fav at UNM)

NOT on Central Ave (but worth the travel effort!)

Pueblo Harvest Café (at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center)

County Line (far from UNM – bbq at the base of the Tram – great views)

Range (Cindy’s fav)

St. Clair Bistro/Winery (Old Town)

Church Street (Old Town classic)