The 7 Best Instagram Albuquerque

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots In Albuquerque

From caves to mineral springs, New Mexico has awe-inspiring landscapes and ancestral ruins. Albuquerque is the largest city in the state and has some beautiful spots. In a nutshell, Albuquerque Instagram is lit.

There’s charming casitas, Native American culture and a droolworthy Mexican-Southwestern food scene. Oh, and colourful hot air balloons, desert views and so much more.

Here’s seven places to take some amazing photos for the ‘gram…

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1. ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

A 36 acre national park that features a 10,000-square-foot conservatory. Endless pretty spots for that perfect Instagram shot.


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2. Old Town

Old Town’s narrow streets and century-old adobe houses are home to New Mexican eateries serving enchiladas and sopaipilla pastries. As pretty a place as you could possibly imagine.


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3. Sandia Peak Tramway

This tram just outside the city has some of the most spectacular views on the way up or way down. You don’t have to be interested in skiing to experience it, although that is a bonus. Hop on for skyline and mountain views!


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4. Hotel Andaluz

This boutique hotel in Downtown Albuquerque has unique artwork from around the world and Spanish-inspired design. Head to its Rooftop Lounge for views of the Sandia Mountains and downtown.


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5. Spur Line Supply Co.

Can we just move in here? This beautiful store sells New Mexican goods and lifestyle items, all in one amazing space. It started off as a start-up, Spectacle Caravan, a mobile boutique.


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6. Balloon Fiesta Park

For nine days in October the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta creates an enchanted world of special shape balloon rodeos, twilight balloon glows, and vibrant balloon-filled skies.


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7. El Pinto

El Pinto restaurant serves up delicious New Mexican food and also one of the most beautiful patios in the city. You’ll fall in love with this place as soon as you snap an Albuquerque Instagram shot with the flower-filled entrance.


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Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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