East of Downtown is Nob Hill, an eclectic, bohemian area. Members of the international LGBT community flock to Albuquerque in the beginning of October to see this cultural wonder. Most cities have drag shows, but nothing like the Dolls! ABQ is an enchantedquirky and gay place to live or visit. October is scented by piquant roasting green chilis. Share Pin Email. Downtown is also home to the swanky and fairly new Apothecary Loungea beautiful tapas bar and lounge with an expansive roof deck that affords panoramic views of downtown and the Sandia Mountains.
Combine art and hiking by visiting the Petroglyph National Monument, where early Native Americans etched life symbols onto boulders.
Descansos are roadside memorials put up where a loved one was killed in a car accident, some of which are very beautiful. Rules and Regulations. East of Downtown is Nob Hill, an eclectic, bohemian area. The city also has some less traditional gay nightlife options, including the highly inviting local coffeehouse-restaurant chain, Flying Star.
Whether you want to travel back in time and see the Spanish style architecture of Old Town Albuquerque, be in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Downtown, or get back to nature and explore the gorgeous dormant volcanoes of the West Side, Albuquerque is a great place to adventure.