4 of the Most Romantic Things to Do in Albuquerque

With a rich culture and heritage, stunning beauty, and abundance of things to do, Albuquerque may very well be one of the most romantic destinations in the nation! If you and your sweetie are in need of some quality time, romantic weekend getaways in New Mexico may be just what you need. After booking your stay with us at the historic Bottger Mansion, be sure to complete your visit by experiencing these romantic things to do in Albuquerque!

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Our Favorite Romantic Things to Do in Albuquerque

  1. Enjoy an Intimate Dinner

There are many wonderful restaurants to choose from in Albuquerque, many of which are perfect for a date night!  La Crepe Michel is a lovely French cafe with exquisite dishes and decadent desserts.  If you prefer Italian cuisine, try Trombino’s Bistro Italiano. Their homemade pasta and sauces are sure to delight your taste buds!  Complete your meal with one of their amazing wines.  

  1. Take a Wine Tour

Many visitors are unaware that the Southwest is an ideal region for growing wine grapes. With this in mind, you’ll know there’s no better way to spend a romantic afternoon in Albuquerque than exploring the local wineries. The Casa Rondeña Winery is, without a doubt, one of the most romantic spots in Albuquerque. With their picturesque property and extensive wine cellars, you could spend hours tasting their award-winning wines and learning the fascinating history of this New Mexico treasure.  Another hidden gem of Albuquerque is the Gruet Winery, which specializes in creating the finest sparkling and vintage wines in New Mexico’s dry climate. These wineries are great options for enjoying each other’s company while sampling some of the most divine wines you’ve ever encountered!

  1. Embark on an Adventure

There are many incredible ways to explore Albuquerque, and these moments become more memorable when you have your special someone with you along the way. The Sandia Peak Tramway climbs the west face of the Sandia Mountains to provide the two of you with panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.  We also highly recommend taking a hot air balloon adventure, which is an Albuquerque staple! There are several ballooning companies in town that will take you and your sweetheart’s romance to new heights high above New Mexico!

  1. Relax in a Hot Spring

Say, “ahhh.” There is nothing more relaxing than taking a dip in New Mexico’s natural mineral springs. In fact, these baths are said to have revitalizing healing abilities. About an hour outside of Albuquerque, you’ll plenty of soothing springs to choose from including Jemez Springs, San Antonio Hot Springs, and Spence Hot Springs. Although the it may be a bit of a drive for some, we guarantee that the journey is well worth it. If you and your partner are in need of a little TLC, this option is exemplary for rejuvenating and fun dates in Albuquerque.

Enjoy the Most Romantic Things to Do in New Mexico During Your Stay at Bottger Mansion

Complete your romantic adventure in New Mexico by treating yourself to the best accommodations while you’re here!  The Bottger Mansion of Old Town is a charming bed and breakfast in Albuquerque offering comfortable rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality.  Experience the many romantic things to do in Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our shady courtyard.  You will love your time in our lovely oasis in Old Town, so check our availability and book your stay today!

If you haven’t already, don’t forget to download your free copy of our Albuquerque Vacation Guide! It’s a handy tool for planning the ultimate getaway to our Southwest destination!