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ACVB_HT_hikeThere are several extraordinary New Mexico road trips, day trips and sightseeing tours that are within an hour or so of Albuquerque. Fun and quirky discoveries await you off the beaten path, so point your compass for New Mexico's secluded scenic byways and discover the beauty and charms of the Land of Enchantment.

Use these handy guides to learn about Albuquerque's unique neighborhoods, history, culture, architecture and nature areas. These self-guided Albuquerque, New Mexico sightseeing tours include walking tours, driving tours and themed itineraries to suit your time and tastes.

Day Trips

New Mexico Art Tours

  • Traditional Arts
  • Contemporary & Fine Arts
  • New Mexico Folk Art

History Tours

  • Albuquerque City History
  • Hispanic History

Jemez Mountain Trail
Manzano Mountain & Salinas Pueblo Missions Tours

  • Northern Option
  • Southern Option

Native Americans Yesterday and Today

Naturally Albuquerque

  • Natural Attractions
  • Outdoor Recreation in the Sandia Mountains 

Ride the Rails: Albuquerque to Santa Fe

Route 66 Tour
Science & Technology Tour
New Mexico Turquoise Trail