Adventures on a Dime

Posted on Nov 2, 2017 in What to do in ABQ | 0 comments

Do you want to know what to do around Albuquerque? Whether you are visiting, you are a recent transplant or have lived in the city your whole life, we will help you find the best around Albuquerque from cheap feasts to fancy treats!


JOIN A MEET UP SPANISH CONVERSATION GROUP:

We have a group that meets to practice Spanish and do some fun activities.  Click  here to see what is next!


JOIN A SPANISH BOOK CLUB:

We have a group that meets to read a book and practice Spanish.  Click  here to see what is coming up!


 

WINE AND DINE:

Albuquerque has some fun wineries to visit.  Wine tastings  a nominal fee (for instance, $5 for 5 wines).  You can have a picnic at Casa Rondeña (need to be a member of the wine club).Visit New Mexico Wine Growers to learn about all the wineries to discover in NM


 

VISIT YOUR FARMERS’ MARKET:

There are many locations in Albuquerque to go get fresh produce.  Visit New Mexico Farmers Market to find out more.


 

PICK YOUR OWN FRUITS & VEGETABLES:

Many farms offer pick-your-own days when families can harvest crops like strawberries.  Visit Fruit Picking to learn where places you can go to pick your own fruits!


LOOK UP TO THE SKY:

Take a blanket and go to your own back yard for an evening of stargazing. You can make it romantic, fun, or relaxing!  Visit the Albuquerque Astronomical Society to learn more.


JOIN A HIKING GROUP:

There are many groups in Albuquerque.  My favorite is  Albuquerque Hiking and Outdoor MeetUp. They always have nice groups of people and hiking has become one of my favorite activities!


FIND OTHER PEOPLE WHO SHARE YOUR PASSIONS!:

Check out the Meet Up Groups.  You can find lots of things to do and great groups of people who share your interests! If there isn’t one, you can create your own!


GO HOME TOURING:

Every year there are many home tours around Albuquerque.  It is always fun to go and get ideas to decorate your own home. Check out  dates for home tours in Albuquerque

 


TAKE IT TO THE RIVER:

River tubing is popular in New Mexico.  You can rent inexpensive equipment to float down the river and have the best time on a dime!  Find out more about outdoor recreation  in the river!


 

SMELL THE AIR:

The Lavender festival takes place at the beginning if July each year.


 

THE USUAL PLACES:

You know, the usual places mentioned in all the travel books.  We won’t repeat them here.  If you want to know about them, just visit The Official Albuquerque Visiting Guide to find out more.


 

 BACHECHI OPEN SPACE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION BUILDING:

(9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW) www.bernco.gov/openspace and click on the Event’s page, or call 505-314-0398.