Destination guide

The captivating area of Downtown Albuquerque awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, entertainment and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Downtown Albuquerque. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and theaters, this city welcomes all visitors. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Albuquerque

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Downtown Albuquerque a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ABQ BioPark Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • UNM North Golf Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Puerto Del Sol Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • ABQ BioPark Aquarium (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Expo New Mexico (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • The Downs Racetrack and Casino (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Albuquerque

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Albuquerque is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roosevelt Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Tiguex Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Albuquerque Biological Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Tingley Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Los Poblanos Open Space (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Downtown Albuquerque

The nearest airport is in Albuquerque, NM (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport), located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 90 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 48 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Downtown?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • Northeast Heights: 280 vacation rentals
  • Nob Hill: 152 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 64 vacation rentals
  • Near North Valley: 42 vacation rentals
  • Alamedan Valley: 36 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Harwood Art Center: 579 vacation rentals
  • ABQ Uptown: 487 vacation rentals
  • Old Town Plaza: 574 vacation rentals
  • Balloon Fiesta Park: 586 vacation rentals
  • New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science: 574 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 48 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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