4-Day Santa Fe and Albuquerque Nature Excursion
Day 1 You'll See: Albuquerque
- ABQ BioPark
- Albuquerque Museum
- NM Museum of Natural History and Science
Day 2 You'll See:
- Petroglyph National Monument
- Sandia Peak Tramway
- Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary
Day 3 You'll See:
Day 4 You'll See:
- Bandelier National Monument
Start your New Mexico nature excursion at Albuquerque's premier environmental park area, ABQ BioPark, containing the Albuquerque Aquarium, Botanical Garden, Zoo, and Tingley Beach.
Learn a little bit more about the city at the Albuquerque Museum, an education center that enlightens guests on the history, culture, and art of the local people.
NM Museum of Natural History and Science
End your first day by immersing yourselves into various exhibits, mineral displays, dinosaur skeletons, and much more at the natural history and science museum!
Petroglyph National Monument
The Petroglyph National Monument is a 17-mile long landmark extending to West Mesa that is filled with thousands of prehistoric Native American drawings across its stone walls.
Sandia Peak Tramway
The Sandia Peak Tramway is a must before leaving Albuquerque, this tramway considered to be the longest aerial tramway in North America, showing off spectacular views of desert scenery and mountain vistas.
Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary
There are over 190 species of birds within the sanctuary, the 135-acre area bounded by thousands of acres of National Forest. Explore the land itself by taking a trail hike or garden walk.
Santa Fe Plaza
Stroll the park, enjoy a picnic lunch, shop traditional Native American items, and/or attend a musical performance at the bandstand here at Santa Fe Plaza this morning.
Hyde Memorial State Park
During the summer months come explore Hyde Memorial State Park with hikes along the forested hillsides, and in the winter come tube, sled, or snowshoe the mountainside!
Ski Santa Fe
Continue your hiking or skiing adventure at Ski Santa Fe, a great place for groups to enjoy quality outdoor recreation in any season!
Bandelier National Monument
Located near Los Alamos, Bandelier National Monument preserves the territory of the ancestral Puebloans. Learn more about the native peoples and then take advantage of the over 70 miles of trails here before heading home.