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800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104

Hotel: 505.843.6300

Reservations: 1.866.505.7829

Experience

EXPLORE ALBUQUERQUE

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Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway

Experience Albuquerque from above, when you soar across the sky in the longest aerial tramway in North America reaching the 10,378-foot crest of the Sandia Mountains. Link to learn more below.

HOT AIR BALLOONING

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New Mexico is known for year-round hot air ballooning and we've partnered up with the oldest and most experienced professional balloon ride company, Rainbow Ryders, to take your vacation to the next level. Link to learn more below.

HISTORIC OLD TOWN

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Explore the heart of Albuquerque, Historic Old Town founded here in 1706 and the center of Albuquerque's cultural district, with numerous museums, shops, galleries, and restaurants. Link to learn more below.

INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER

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Learn about the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico through art, history, and cultural preservation when you visit the cultural center. The museum has a permanent collection of rare artifacts and extensive archives. Link to learn more below.

GOLFING IN ALBUQUERQUE

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With the perfect high desert climate and over 300 days of sunshine per year, Albuquerque is the ideal environment to golf year-round. Golf Digest and Golf Magazine have ranked numerous golf courses in Albuquerque among the best in the country. Link to learn more below.

OUTDOOR RECREATION

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Albuquerque has some of the best outdoor recreation in the country, perfect for hiking, mountain biking, cycling, running, and more. Experience trails in the Sandia Mountains or the Manzano Mountains. Link to learn more below.

ADVENTURES

NEW MEXICO ADVENTURES

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Heritage Inspirations 

Angelisa Murray
Owner & Guide
Physical Location inside Hotel Chaco 
Phone: 1-888-344-TOUR (1-888-344-8687)
Email: info@heritageinspirations.com

Link to learn more below.

PREMIER TOUR COMPANY

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Heritage Inspirations offers half and full-day excursions, multi-day adventures, and custom-crafted itineraries. With more than twenty tours across Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Taos including active outdoor expeditions, specially curated walking tours, and roving glamping adventures, Heritage Inspirations has a unique and dynamic option for every traveler. As a partner of Heritage Inspirations, Heritage Hotels & Resorts provides an exclusive discount to those who stay at one of our properties in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, or Taos before or after a tour.

E-BIKE TOURS AND RENTALS

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Heritage Inspirations offers a tour and rental shop at our sister property, Hotel Chaco. Daily E-Bike tours, rentals, and merchandise will be available in the shop to take home a piece of your journey. Link to learn more below.

MEZCLA DE CULTURAS WALKING TOUR

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Discover the burgeoning Sawmill District and historic Old Town through unique, immersive, and enchanting walking tours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons. These two-hour historic tours depart from Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and end at Hotel Chaco. Link to learn more below.

HERITAGE INSPIRATIONS VIDEO

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Video Transcription

As New Mexico's Premier Travel Company, we invite you to join us and take a walk in our shoes. Let us introduce you to the adventure, to the people, the art and culture, to the voices and stories and wild places. These elements combined exemplify the magic of New Mexico. Our mission is to create inspirational travel experiences that elevate your senses and compel you to an unmatched encounter with the Land of Enchantment. Storytelling is our passion. Our E-Bike Tours explore the deep-rooted historical dialogue of our state, while unveiling undiscovered destinations along the way. Our Glamping Tours take you to rugged and hard-to-reach places in style, inviting you to "go luxuriously wild". Step off the beaten path, beyond ordinary tourist routes and transcend boundaries through our ethically curated, intimate and immersive New Mexico excursions. Heritage Inspirations LLC. New Mexico's Premier Travel Company. To book now, call 1-888-344-8687 or visit www.heritageinspirations.com.

SAWMILL DISTRICT

SAWMILL DISTRICT

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Explore Albuquerque’s newest destination for the savvy traveler just outside our doors. Originally the site of the American Lumber Company north of historic Old Town, the Sawmill District is being re-imagined and redeveloped into a vibrant neighborhood of loft-style housing, artist studios and retail space. Its new shops, art and entertainment reflect New Mexico’s rich culture and emerging International trends.

Sawmill District

SAWMILL MARKET

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The Sawmill Market legendary consultant Steve Carlin, a pioneer in food market developments, including the Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco and the Oxbow Public Market in the Napa Valley, consulted Albuquerque's first food hall. 

The Sawmill Market brings to the District a 25,000 square-foot food hall with numerous local food vendors showcasing a multitude of culinary traditions. It not only features restaurants and bars but also offers entertainment venues, art galleries, and more. Link to learn more below.

SPUR LINE SUPPLY CO.

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Discover the best in crafted and quality merchandise centered around a minimal, high desert aesthetic at Spur Line Supply Co. This concept store features a men’s and women’s shop, children’s shop, record shop, stationary, home goods, furniture, coffee and doughnuts, apothecary and floral shop with an outdoor living concept. Merchandise originates from the Southwest and beyond. Link to learn more below.

WALKING TOUR OF THE DISTRICT

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Discover the burgeoning Sawmill District and Historic Old Town through unique, immersive and enchanting walking tours Friday and Saturday afternoons. The two-hour Mezcla de Cultura Tours depart from Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and end at Hotel Chaco. Link to learn more below.

CULTURE

AlLBUQUERQUE MUSEUM OF ART

For over 40 years, the Albuquerque Museum has been a rich voice of culture in the Southwest, with highlighted art, history, and cultural exhibits, both local and global. It transitions with ease from exhibitions on local history and art to exhibitions from major institutions worldwide. The Museum's regional art collection focuses on the American Southwest, and its history and photo archive collections primarily relate to Albuquerque's life and culture.  Link to learn more below.

MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is just a short walk from Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. The museum is home to a wide array of interactive and educational displays, visiting collections, a planetarium, Dynomax, an IMAX theater, and permanent exhibits. Link to learn more below.

¡Explora!

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This hands-on science and technology museum takes visitors on a journey of discovery through interactive experiences in science, technology, nature, and art. ¡Explora! Features 250 exhibits organized under themes such as water, light and color, shapes of sounds, moving air, and creative art. Exhibits encourage thoughtful activity by visitors of all ages from across the globe. The museum has a reputation as one of the most innovative and successful science centers in the country. Link to learn more below. 

RATTLESNAKE MUSEUM

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See the largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes in the world. Learn more about rattlesnakes, purchase unique memorabilia and leave with a new appreciation for these amazing creatures and other conservation animals. Link to learn more below.

TURQUOISE MUSEUM

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Uncover the mystery of turquoise, New Mexico's state gemstone, at this unique museum dedicated to turquoise and its history, different mines and specimens from around the world, and stories of colorful characters. Link to learn more below.

HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER

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The National Hispanic Cultural Center promotes the advancement of Hispanic arts and culture. Its campus houses an art museum, a museum store, a torreon, two theaters, educational programs, special events, a research library, genealogy resources and many special programs. Torreon tours take place Thursdays and Fridays at 11am; see the fresco that depicts more than 3,000 years of Hispanic history. Link to learn more below.

TINKERTOWN MUSEUM

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The Tinkertown Museum is part collection of miniature wooden scenes, part gallery of the odd and unusual, and part adventure. The exhibits were created over a 40 year period, in what started as a hobby. The miniature wood-carved figures are often animated, and the detailed scenes depict weddings, western towns, circuses and more. Link to learn more below.

MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE

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The museum provides insight into the atomic age, from its early research through today's uses of nuclear power. There are permanent as well as changing exhibits. Visitors can also explore an outdoor field of planes and rockets. Find out about nuclear science, from its pioneers to its current uses. Link to learn more below.

BALLOON MUSEUM

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The Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum features real hot air balloons, balloon baskets, information on the history of ballooning, as well as facts and information on the balloons themselves. Find out what the Albuquerque Box is all about, and take a ride in a virtual hot air balloon. The museum is hands-on, interactive and overlooks the Balloon Fiesta Park. Link to learn more below.

ALBUQUERQUE BIOPARK

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The ABQ BioPark features a Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden, and Tingley Beach (fishing lakes).  The mutli-venue facility collaborates by connecting people, plants, and animals together. Link to learn more below.