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Albuquerque: Most Popular Articles

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Best Albuquerque New Year's Eve Parties
Find an Albuquerque party to bring in the New Year, where you can join the midnight countdown and welcome the new year.
Try This Delicious New Mexico Style Green Chile...
Green chile stew is a New Mexico classic. There are many ways to make it, but this recipe is the simple base used by many cooks.
Dazzle Yourself at the River of Lights
The River of Lights at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens provides several weeks of holiday light displays, as well as a variety of entertainment.
Albuquerque Christmas
With festivals, parades, hot air balloon rallies and a river of lights, the Albuquerque area offers great ways to spend some time in the holiday spirit.
Bugg Lights at Christmas
The Bugg Lights display at Christmas has become an Albuquerque tradition.
Albuquerque Christmas Cont.
Find more seasonal events for the Albuquerque area from late November through early December. Page 2.
Dine Out for the Holidays
Find out where to get a special dinner on Christmas day or Christmas eve in Albuquerque.
What Are Albuquerque's Monthly Temps?
Albuquerque has a great deal of sunshine and low humidity. Find out the monthly averages for high and low temperatures.
Celebrate the Season with Free Holiday Events
The holiday season brings with it great cheer and joy, as well as lots of free things to do.
Top 12 Kid-Friendly Attractions In Albuquerque,...
Whether traveling as a family, or just looking for something to do around town, Albuquerque has attractions that are family fun and sure to please the kids.
Find Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows
Holiday arts and crafts shows offer unique gifts for the holidays. Find one of a kind and unique items at an arts and crafts fair this season.
Albuquerque Christmas, Page 3
Find seasonal events for early December in the Albuquerque area. Page 3.
Find December Events in Albuquerque
The Albuquerque December events calendar provides information on what's happening over the month.
Make a Holiday Luminaria and Luminaria Light...
Find out how to make a paper bag luminaria for the holidays in this step by step guide. Find out how to make a luminaria holiday display.
Albuquerque Luminarias a Holiday Event
The age old tradition of putting up luminarias during Christmas Eve has become a seasonal decoration, and Albuquerque luminarias are a much anticipated event. Find the best spots in town to take your luminaria tour, and find out about guided tours of this southwestern holiday tradition.
Where to Find Indoor Playgrounds and Amusement...
Whether looking for something athletic or something a little more game oriented, kids of all ages will find Albuquerque is a great place to have indoor fun.
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
Find out where to go in the Albuquerque area to cut down your own Christmas tree.
Albuquerque Christmas, Page 4
Find Las Posadas and other seasonal events in the Albuquerque area. Page 4.
Find Holiday Lights Displays
Whether it's a simple brown paper bag lit from within or a string of colored lights, Albuquerque has some holiday lights fit for the winter season.
Find Nutcracker Performances in Albuquerque
Several performances of the Nutcracker Ballet take place in New Mexico. Find dates, times and performances for this holiday classic, which ranges from Nuevo Nutcracker to the classic version with classical orchestra.
What Is Albuquerque's Annual Snowfall?
Don't be surprised that Albuquerque gets snow.
Hear Holiday Music at These Special Events
Find Albuquerque holiday music events and concerts that celebrate the season.
Las Posadas in the Albuquerque Area
Albuquerque holidays have humble roots, from simple brown paper bags lighting pathways on Christmas eve, to re-enactments of the Mary and Joseph story in Las Posadas. Revisit the tradition of the manger and Bethlehem at these events in Santa Fe, Corrales and Albuquerque.
Albuquerque River of Lights Photo Tour
The Albuquerque River of Lights at the Botanic Gardens provides a dazzling display of animals, snowmen and other merry men in honor of the season. Take a photo tour of the 2009 display.
Join the Twinkle Light Parade
The Albuquerque Twinkle Light Parade arrives every holiday season, with floats, bands and a visit from Santa Claus. Find out where it is, how to get there and where to park.
Great Places to Throw a Children's Birthday...
Find a place to host a birthday party for the kids in the Albuquerque area.
Profile of Downtown Albuquerque
Profiles the Albuquerque downtown neighborhood with a look at shopping, eating, annual events, apartments, high rises, history and other essentials.
Albuquerque Restaurants on Diners, Drive Ins...
Several Albuquerque restaurants have been featured on Guy Fieri's Food Network show, "Diners, Dive-ins
Take Your Sweetie to One of These Romantic...
Find some of the most romantic restaurants in Albuquerque, where good food and the right atmosphere can make for a great meal.
Top Ten Romantic Getaways
Find romantic getaways that are within a few hours drive of Albuquerque or within the city itself.
Duke City and Albuquerque
Albuquerque is sometimes called the Duke City.
Discover Five Scenic Drives Near Albuquerque
There are some wonderful discoveries to be made in the areas around Albuquerque. Get out for some hiking through natural wonders, or discover scenic drives with unusual culture and history along these trails.
Luminaria, An Albuquerque Holiday Tradition
A definition and brief history of the luminaria, a holiday light tradition in Albuquerque and the southwest.
Fun Things to Do on Christmas Day in Albuquerque
If you're looking for things to do on Christmas day, find some ideas in this holiday guide.
Family Friendly New Year's Eve and Day Activities
Some New Year's Eve and New Year's Day specials are made especially for kids and family fun. Find some specials and make it a family event.
Great Neighborhoods for Luminaria Viewing
Find the Albuquerque neighborhoods that are best suited for luminaria viewing, such as Ridgecrest, the North Valley, Lee Acres, Dietz Farms, North Albuquerque Acres, Sunset Park, Nor Este, Barelas, the South Valley, the Country Club and Old Town.
New Years Eve Dinner in Albuquerque
Dining out on New Year's Eve in the Albuquerque area is elegant and festive.
Best Chocolate in the Q
Find places in the Albuquerque area to satisfy the craving for chocolate or for holidays like Valentines or Easter.
Stroll Old Town for Holiday Shopping at the...
The Holiday Stroll in Albuquerque Old Town has become a huge event, and a festive holiday tradition.
Albuquerque Restaurants for Breakfast
Reviews some Albuquerque restaurants with a specific look at their breakfasts.
Balloon Fiesta Facts and Figures
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is home to some amazing facts and information.
Top 10 Free Albuquerque Activities
Despite an economic downturn, there are plenty of activities to keep thrifty folks busy in Albuquerque.
Hear Classical Music with the New Mexico...
The New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra is based in Albuquerque, and brings symphonic music and educational programs to New Mexico.
Christmas Shop in Albuquerque Old Town
The Christmas Shop in Albuquerque Old Town offers holiday items year round.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque features exhibits, a planetarium a Dynatheater and many educational and outreach programs.
Ice Skating in the Albuquerque Area
Ice skating is a great winter activity, but did you know Albuquerque rinks are open year round?
New Mexico Ski Areas
People tend to think of New Mexico as pure desert. But it's a delightful place with abundant winter treasures, such as ski areas for downhill or cross country skiing.
Winter Activities in the Albuquerque Area
Find fun ways to spend the winter season with this guide to what's available in the Albuquerque area.
Bowling Alleys in the Albuquerque Area
Bowling is a popular sport and a fun way to spend time with the family. Find a lane for fun, or join a league.
Winter Break Camps
Find winter break camps for kids in the Albuquerque area.
Kids Eat Free in Albuquerque
Lists Albuquerque area restaurants where kids eat free or nearly free.
ABQ's Brew Pub Trail
Visit the places where beer is made in Albuquerque, and sample some pints.
What's the Chance of a White Christmas in...
Find out the probability of a white Christmas in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque Fun Freebies with Kids
Describes fun activities and attractions to see and do with kids in the Albuquerque, area all of which are free of charge.
Eat at Old Town's Restaurants in Albuquerque
Provides a listing of the restaurants found in Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque Day Trip Destinations
Albuquerque day trips are a short drive away and provide a great way to get away from it all. Here are some top destinations.
Find Out About NM State Fair
The New Mexico State Fair takes place every September in Albuquerque. Find out about State Fair, from admission price to parking.
Watch the Game at an Albuquerque Sports Bar
Provides information on sports bar and grills in the Albuquerque area.
How to Get a Marriage License in Albuquerque
Find out how to register for a marriage license in Albuquerque.
Shop Nob Hill in Albuquerque
Overviews Albuquerque Nob Hill shopping and shops found in the Albuquerque Nob Hill district.
Discover the Best Weekend Events in Albuquerque
Find the best of family friendly activities in Albuquerque each weekend with this updated listing on shows, festivals and fairs, entertainment, theater and more.
Find Thanksgiving and Black Friday Store Hours
For some shoppers, Black Friday is a must. Find out which stores open early and develop a game plan.
Albuquerque Old Town
Old Town in Albuquerque blends the old with the new in a way that is truly distinctive. Find out more about this cultural hub of the city.
Shop Black Friday Deals
Black Friday is a huge shopping day in Albuquerque, with shoppers lining up at stores early in the morning. Take advantage of the after Thanksgiving sales on Black Friday in Albuquerque.
Sandia Ski Area - Skiing near Albuquerque, NM
The Sandia ski area near Albuquerque offers four chairlifts for skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports.
Bars Along Central in Nob Hill Albuquerque
Reviews bars along Central Avenue in Nob Hill in Albuquerque
Free Museums in Greater Albuquerque
Find out about free admission and discounts to museums in the Albuquerque area.
January Events Calendar
Find out about attractions and events taking place in January in this monthly guide.
Nob Hill Neighborhood in Albuquerque
The Nob Hill neighborhood in Albuquerque has a lot to offer with shops, restaurants and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.
A Walk Through Old Town
Take a walking tour of the Old Town in Albuquerque beginning at the Bottger Mansion and ending at the Albuquerque Museum.
Turtle Light
A lit turtle stands guard just inside the cactus conservatory at the Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 16.
Beeps in Albuquerque Nob Hill
The Beeps Store makes Albuquerque shopping easy, as it offers shoppers a great selection of unusual gifts, jewelry and cards.
Smell that Green Chile Roasting!
The Albuquerque area has many chile roasting spots that appear during the August through September chile harvest, and this article overviews the harvest and roasting.
Find Thanksgiving Takeout in Albuquerque
Sometimes there just isn't enough time to cook a big Thanksgiving dinner. Consider the possible help you can get with the many take out option Albuquerque has to offer.
Sleigh Rides in the Albuquerque Area
Every winter, the Valles Calderas provides winter activities. Find out about the sleigh rides available in this natural preserve.
Albuquerque Coupons and Discounts
Social media has made the art of the shopping deal as easy as logging on to your IPhone or computer. Find Albuquerque coupons, discounts and specials at these sites and start saving.
Driving Times and Mileages from Albuquerque
Find out what the drive times are to popular destinations close to Albuquerque.
Ready for Takeoff
A plane readies for takeoff at the Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 20.
Have a Bit of Cheer
A sign points the way to hot cocoa and snacks. Page 18.
Ristras are a traditional New Mexican decoration and food.
Rhinoceros Runs
A rhinoceros stands guard at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 19.
5 Albuquerque Water Parks Kids Will Love
Albuquerque has enough water parks to keep the kids slippery and wet this summer. There are even a few year round parks to extend the fun.
Albuquerque Libraries
Find out about the Rio Grande Valley Library, and where library branches are located in Albuquerque.
Snowman Land House
The snowman land at the entry to the Albuquerque River of Lights greets visitors. Page 3.
Albuquerque Wineries and Wine Tasting Rooms
Wine tasting in Albuquerque can be an afternoon's excursion to one spot where you relax and stroll the grounds, or a series of hops to try different houses and flavors. Either way, you've never been closer to a European tradition.
Find Day of the Dead Events in ABQ
From sugar skulls to ofrendas (altars), find out about the special Day of the Dead, or Dia De Los Muertos celebrations and events happening in Albuquerque.
Stroll Nob Hill for Shop and Stroll
The annual Nob Hill Shop and Stroll takes place the first Thursday of each December, featuring merchants, restaurants, and entertainment.
Albuquerque Uptown Neighborhood
The Uptown area of Albuquerque has an array of shops, restaurants and hotels, making it a favorite area for residents and visitors.
Music of the Night
A staff of music lights up the night at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 6.
Stroll with the Albuquerque Twinkle Lights Parade
Take a photo tour of the annual Twinkle Light Parade in Albuquerque.
Balloon Museum in Albuquerque
The Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum in Albuquerque is a one of a kind experience, with hands-on activities and a history of ballooning.
Find Thanksgiving Takeout, Buffets and Dinner...
Your guide to celebrating Thanksgiving dinner in Albuquerque if you don't want to cook. A guide to Thanksgiving dinner options at Albuquerque restaurants or with takeout.
Carrots All Aglow
The carrots at the BioPark are lit for the River of Lights. Page 9.
Watering of Lights
The watering can spouts lights at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 8.
Find 24 Hour Restaurants in Albuquerque
Albuquerque has several options when it comes to 24 hour restaurants. Dining out late night can mean a national chain, but there are local options as well.
Albuquerque Senior Centers
The senior centers in Albuquerque offer classes, a place to meet friends old and new, and opportunities for many social activities. Find out about one near you.
Buffett's Candies
Buffett's Candies in Albuquerque has been a local destination since the 1950s.
Splashing Seals
The seals head underwater at a seasonal light display at Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 11.
Red Truck Display
A red truck becomes part of the holiday display at the Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 5.
Explora Science Center Fosters Discovery
Images depict the Explora Science Center in Albuquerque, where visitors learn through discovery.
A Snowman Says Hello From Inside the Gate
A snowman greets visitors to the Albuquerque River of Lights show. Page 2.
Pegasus the Flying Horse
Pegasus the horse flies over visitors at the Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 10.
Wolfe's Bagels
Wolfe's Bagels claims they have the best bagels above sea level. They lead the way in Albuquerque for sure.
Spider in the Night
A spider says hello at the Albuquerque River of Lights 2009 display. Page 14.
Heron Along the Pond
A heron walks through the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 12.
Bees and Beehive
A beehive with bees greets visitors at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 7.
Restaurants in Albuquerque Nob Hill
Introduces some of the restaurants in the Albuquerque Nob Hill neighborhood, an area known for its dining.
Albuquerque Area Farmers Markets
Find out where farmers and growers markets are in the Albuquerque area, and when to visit them.
Albuquerque Christmas and Holidays
Albuquerque glows with the mellow lights of luminarias each Christmas season. Find out about the traditions and events that make Albuquerque Christmas holidays so special.
Snowshoeing Around Albuquerque
Albuquerque's geography gives it the advantage of a nearby mountain range, where snowshoers can find trails and equipment and enjoy the winter outdoors.
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Visitors to the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque can find a wide variety of performing and historic arts.
Miniature Greetings of the Season
Snowmen live in the snow house at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 4.
UNM Center for Life Provides Alternative...
The UNM Center for Life in Albuquerque provides preventive and integrative medicine at its specialty clinic.
A Power Shovel Scoops Up the Night
A bulldozer moves its shovel at the Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 21.
Conservatory Cactus
Even the cactus are dressed with lights at the Albuquerque River of Lights. Page 15.
Yucca Lights
A yucca lights up the night at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 17.
Albuquerque Hospitals
Whether you are looking for a new physician or need immediate medical attention, this list provides the top hospitals in the Albuquerque area.
Steer Lights
A steer skull greets visitors at the Albuquerque River of Lights display. Page 13.
Relax at Rancho de Chimayo Restaurant
Rancho de Chimayo features traditional northern New Mexican food in a historic restored adobe.
Discover Tingley Beach in Albuquerque
Tingley Beach Station train platform is a stop along the way for the BioPark's RioLine train. Page 2.
Take a Bite Out of an Albuquerque Pie
Find where to get the many pies Albuquerque has to offer, from hand made artisanal slices to more commercial fare.
Find Events for Labor Day Weekend in Albuquerque
Labor Day weekend in the Albuquerque area is packed with concerts, festivals, and celebrations. Take it easy and choose an event that's right for you.
Affordable Housing in Albuquerque
Find affordable housing in Albuquerque, for both rental and purchase.
Biscochitos are the state cookie of New Mexico.
Frosty Greets Everyone at the Door
Frosty the Snowman greets visitors to the Albuquerque River of Lights display.
Casa Grande Trading Post
The Casa Grande Trading Post in Cerrillos, New Mexico features a mining museum, petting zoo and a glimpse at the area's past.
Find October Events in Albuquerque
Find out about October events in the Albuquerque area.
Discover Albuquerque's Tea Houses
Albuquerque has tea rooms where you can sip a quick cup of tea, purchase loose tea, or spend an elegant afternoon. Find out where to enjoy the kind of hospitality that goes so well with a good cup of tea.
Albuquerque International Airport
The Albuquerque International Airport is the state's largest airport and offers nonstop service to 23 cities.
Donate Your Used Eyeglasses
The Lions Club of New Mexico collects used eyeglasses and redistributes them to those in need.
It'z Family Fun Center in Albuquerque
The gallery contains images of the kinds of games and activities found at the It'z Family Fun Center in Albuquerque.
Acoma Sky City
The Sky City Cultural Center provides insight into the unique history of Acoma Pueblo.
Apple Orchards in New Mexico
Fall brings bright blue skies and crisp weather days, perfect for getting outdoors. Find an apple orchard and take home some fresh, delicious fruits of the season.
Find Fourth of July Fireworks and More
Provides a comprehensive listing of the Fourth of July events in the Albuquerque area.
Make New Mexican Tamales
Tamales are a New Mexico tradition at holiday time. This recipe will help you begin your own tamale tradition.
Remember These Places in Albuquerque?
Albuquerque residents remember some of the area's favorite restaurants and experiences, and places that are no longer around.
Taylor Ranch Neighborhood
The Taylor Ranch neighborhood is on Albuquerque's near west side
New Mexican Restaurants in Albuquerque
Albuquerque has a wide variety of New Mexican restaurants to choose from. Whether traditional or new wave, these choices are standard with many locals.
Albuquerque April Events Calendar
Presents Albuquerque events for the month of April and provides information on happenings across the city.
Valentines Day in Albuquerque
Find suggestions for Valentine's Day in the Albuquerque area, including romantic restaurants, romantic hotel packages, chocolates, gift ideas and what restaurants offer something special for a Valentine dinner.
International District
The International District in Albuquerque features an array of ethnic shops as well as the New Mexico State Fair fairgrounds.
Sawmill - Albuquerque Neighborhood Profile
Profiles the Sawmill Area Neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with information on housing, demographics, amenities, lifestyle, stores, museums, hotels and restaurants.
Get Your Costume on For Halloween
Halloween costumes in Albuquerque can be found at specialty costume shops, Halloween stores, party stores and thrift shops.
Valles Caldera Sleigh Rides
The preserve encourages wildlife watching, and provides spotting telescopes to the public. Page 3.
See the Cranes at Bosque del Apache Wildlife...
The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is home to the annual Festival of Cranes, held every November as the cranes fly south for winter.
Shidoni Foundry and Galleries
Shidoni Foundry and Galleries in Tesuque, New Mexico, offer visitors a unique glimpse into the creation of art.
La Crepe Michel in Old Town
La Crepe Michel in Albuquerque Old Town offers French food in a quaint setting.
San Pasquals
San Pasquals in Albuquerque Old Town offers southwestern decor, kitchen items and more.
Take a Photo Tour of the Gathering of Nations...
The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow in Albuquerque, New Mexico brings together Native Americans for three days.
Discover Scandinavia in Albuquerque
The Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque has a Scandinavian festival every year. Find out more about what's happening at this event.
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