Albuquerque is full of rich cultural experiences, history, and natural beauty that appeal to all ages. Explore the Sandia Mountains, hike in the Petroglyph National Monument, or bike along the scenic Rio Grande Bosque trails. Families immerse themselves in traditional dances, visit the historic Old Town Albuquerque, and explore the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. The New Mexico city blends Native American, Hispanic, and Western influences.
Family-friendly museums include the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum. Or take a thrilling balloon ride. Introduce the kids to green chile cheeseburgers and enchiladas, but know that New Mexican cuisine is known for its bold flavors. Family-friendly events throughout the year include cultural festivals, live music, and outdoor concerts.