Visiting Albuquerque

Visiting Albuquerque
The crossroads of culture, commerce and community — Albuquerque is your portal to the Land of Enchantment and a major stop on the Camino Real or the "King's Road." New Mexico’s most populated urban center has long been considered one of most culturally diverse cities in the American West.

Founded in 1706 as a Spanish Colony along the banks of the legendary Rio Gran...
The crossroads of culture, commerce and community — Albuquerque is your portal to the Land of Enchantment and a major stop on the Camino Real or the "King's Road." New Mexico’s most populated urban center has long been considered one of most culturally diverse cities in the American West.

Founded in 1706 as a Spanish Colony along the banks of the legendary Rio Grande Albuquerque’s history serves as a fascinating reflection on the unique story of the Southwest. Albuquerque has long been a multicultural home to farmers, traders, adventurers and travelers — from both long ago to the not so distant past — who journeyed north to this crossroads of culture, commerce and community.
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Visiting Albuquerque
You'll find no shortage of things to do in Old Town Albuquerque. Hotel Chaco is an Old Town Albuquerque hotel, walking distance from historic Old Town plaza and its quaint shops, brick paths, calm courtyards and porticos. In Old Town you will find original Spanish Colonial architecture, as well as authentic Native American arts, cra...You'll find no shortage of things to do in Old Town Albuquerque. Hotel Chaco is an Old Town Albuquerque hotel, walking distance from historic Old Town plaza and its quaint shops, brick paths, calm courtyards and porticos. In Old Town you will find original Spanish Colonial architecture, as well as authentic Native American arts, crafts and handmade jewelry that is often sold directly by the artists themselves.

Head northwest of our Old Town Albuquerque hotel and take a short trip to the Rio Grande Bosque (the Spanish word for woodlands) and Albuquerque Bio Park’s award-winning zoo, botanical gardens and Tingley Beach.
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Visiting Albuquerque
Venture further, just a few miles east, to explore Albuquerque’s dynamic Downtown with its blend of historic and modern architecture. Downtown has exciting nightlife, a wide variety of Old town Albuquerque restaurants, tap houses, coffee shops and galleries. Then travel further up Central Avenue, along a secti...Venture further, just a few miles east, to explore Albuquerque’s dynamic Downtown with its blend of historic and modern architecture. Downtown has exciting nightlife, a wide variety of Old town Albuquerque restaurants, tap houses, coffee shops and galleries. Then travel further up Central Avenue, along a section of the famous Route 66 to the lively Nob Hill District with its Mid-Century modern design, parks, one-of-a-kind shopping, classic neon signs, mom-and-pop stores, hip boutiques, and even more great coffee, microbrews and Albuquerque entertainment. Continue towards the Sandia Mountains for a walk along the foothills, or see the entire town on a breathtaking ride on the world’s third longest tramway, bridging the northeast edge of the city to the crest line of Sandia Peak. On the eastside of the Sandia Mountains is the village of Tijeras and Highway 14 — the ancient footpath (now scenic byway) that leads through the historic, independent mining town of Madrid and to Santa Fe.
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Visiting Albuquerque
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We know there are fantastic things to see and do in New Mexico that don't exist elsewhere. We've partnered with our favorite local restaurants, shops, galleries, bars and attractions in Albuquerque to provide you, our guest, an exclusive 15% discount. This program is available for all Heritage Hotels & Resorts guests at any of our properties in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces and Taos.

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