Learn about New Mexico’s 19 pueblos at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

A definite must-see in Albuquerque is the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, a museum and cultural center with a wealth of information about the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico. I visited the center on a weekend, which is an ideal time to visit because native dances are performed on Saturdays and Sundays. I made it just in… More Learn about New Mexico’s 19 pueblos at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

See 100 petroglyphs in 1 hour at Petroglyph National Monument’s Boca Negra Canyon

One of the largest petroglyph sites in North America can be found in Albuquerque at Petroglyph National Monument. There, you can see images carved out by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. I think it’s always fascinating to witness historically significant sites up close and personal, and the fact that designs… More See 100 petroglyphs in 1 hour at Petroglyph National Monument’s Boca Negra Canyon

Albuquerque’s only hostel is in this old building on Route 66

In New Mexico’s most populated city – Albuquerque – there’s only one hostel in town and it’s located along the old Route 66, one of the United States’ original highways. Fittingly, it’s called Route 66 Hostel. At a cost of $25/night for a dorm bed, it’s a budget-friendly accommodation that provides travelers with a bed… More Albuquerque’s only hostel is in this old building on Route 66

Destination appreciation: Albuquerque Old Town

Albuquerque Old Town was founded in 1706 by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez, decades before the Declaration of Independence was even signed and over 200 years before New Mexico became a state. The city’s oldest building, the San Felipe de Neri Church, is also located in this area. Today, Old Town covers about 10 blocks… More Destination appreciation: Albuquerque Old Town

When in Albuquerque, this botanic garden is a must-see

One of my favorite places that I got to see in Albuquerque, New Mexico is ABQ BioPark. It consists of a zoo, aquarium, Tingley Beach and a botanic garden, and it sees 1.2 million visitors every year. The botanic garden, hands down, was my favorite of the park’s four sections. Two summers ago, Travel Channel… More When in Albuquerque, this botanic garden is a must-see