Moving into a popular area of the state, today we move into the Central Region of New Mexico, with the major city of Albuquerque.
- Acoma Pueblo Sky City: One of the oldest inhabited communities in the nation.
- ABQ Bio Park: Home to a zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden.
- Indian Pueblo Cultural Center: contains exhibits that reflect the 19 Indian pueblos in the state.
- National Museum of Nuclear Science and History: Reflects the city’s connection to atomic history.
- Petroglyph National Monument: Protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America.
- Rio Grande Nature Center State Park: Offers excellent bird watching.
- Sandia Peak Tramway: longest aerial tram in the United States.
- Coronado Historic Site: Archaeological site that is part of the Museum of New Mexico system.
- Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument: Famous for its scenic cone shaped formations.
- Jemez Historic Site: Site preserves a Native American pueblo and Spanish colonial mission.
- Valles Caldera National Preserve: Area formed from a volcanic eruption.
- Salinas Pueblos Missions National Monument: Trio of sites with remnants of mission churches and pueblos.
All attractions found in the 2019 New Mexico Travel Guide.