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The Westside is a quickly growing area, marked by the peaks of dormant volcanoes and Petroglyph National Monument. Cottonwood Mall makes it a popular shopping hub.
Distance from Airport: 17.2 miles/27.68 kilometers
Activities: Shopping, hiking, parks
Highlights: Petroglyph National Monument, Electric Playhouse
Albuquerque's Westside is a fast-growing area, with many new businesses and retailers. Three dormant volcanoes on the horizon overlook the area. There are plenty of outdoor recreation options, including the Petroglyph National Monument. View more than 20,000 images carved in stone from hundreds of years ago. All ages can appreciate the interactive video games at Electric Playhouse. Cottonwood Mall is the shopping hub on the Westside, featuring local and national stores.
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