Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Albuquerque that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $80 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Albuquerque. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Heritage and fun near Albuquerque vacation home rentals

Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a gem of the Southwestern U.S. that traces its roots back for centuries, drawing on a rich Native American heritage. Outdoors or in, there is no shortage of family-friendly activities or arts and culture here. Go hiking and biking, golfing or to a spa, or hot air ballooning for a bird’s eye view. Or amusement parks, museums, the zoo and other nature centers for a hands-on experience that’s enlightening or just plain fun. Albuquerque vacation rentals have your home base covered with houses, townhouses, and more.

History

Historic sites near Albuquerque vacation homes

Albuquerque has many unique historic sites to experience during your trip. Vacation homes are available near places like Petroglyph National Monument, an archaeological site with thousands of prehistoric Native American drawings on stone, and Old Town, a century-old district with narrow streets, adobe structures, and chic restaurants. You could also visit the Albuquerque Museum, a charming museum with maps, photos, and crafts documenting local history.

Things to do

Attractions near your summer rental in Albuquerque

There are many ways to enjoy Albuquerque vacation rentals. Will you choose the New Mexico Museum of Natural History dinosaur exhibits or the Explora hands-on science discovery activities? What about animals at the Wildlife West Nature Park or Native American heritage at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center? Take in the ABQ Biopark, stopping off at the Aquarium and Botanic Garden on your train ride to the Zoo. Tingley Beach offers fishing, walking, hiking, model boats and rental bikes while Sandia Peak features aerial tramway rides year-round or skiing and snowboarding in the winter.

Activities

Things to do near Albuquerque vacation homes

Whether the blue yonder beckons, or you answer the call of a white-knuckle amusement park ride, Albuquerque vacation rentals provide the R&R you need to re-energize for whatever’s next. For something more relaxed, the slower pace of a guided bike tour or aerial tramway view are excellent options as well as the array of history and science museums and cultural and environmental centers here. Search for eclectic finds in the many galleries and studios and authentic Native American jewelry and pottery. Breathe in the desert scents of sage and piñon as you sit back and savor local cuisine.

Weather

Local weather for your trip to Albuquerque vacation homes

Blessed with a mild, dry climate, Albuquerque boasts four distinct seasons but basks in 310 days of sunshine a year. Downright delightful daytime temperatures of 47-71°F in fall and winter transition to the welcome warmth of the low seventies in spring, with summer highs of 92 F in July. Albuquerque’s average rainfall is only about 9 inches and the low humidity keeps evenings pleasant in any season. For a quick change of pace, winter sports fans can take to the slopes above to get a panoramic view of the sunny valley below.

Natural features

Peaks and valleys, plants and animals in Albuquerque

Volcanic cones and high plateaus give way to expansive valleys and deep canyons. Sunset skies unfold into an array of amazing colors unique to this corner of the world. The Rio Grande River snakes through this high desert, providing sustenance to a whole host of indigenous plant and wildlife. Visit the Wildlife West Nature Park refuge, home to over 20 species of native animals and rescued wildlife. Observe 250 bird species on the Rio Grande Nature Center Park’s trail system, learn about flora in demonstration gardens, and get a closer look from indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Albuquerque

Fly into Albuquerque, NM (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport), the closest airport, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center.

Family friendly

Family fun near Albuquerque vacation rentals

Albuquerque has no shortage of kid-friendly activities. Vacation homes can be found near attractions like Cibola National Forest, an expansive forest with trees, meadows, mountains, campgrounds, and scenic trails, and Cliff’s Amusement Park, an amusement park with rides, roller coasters, games, and a water park. Kids will also like the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, a riverside park with acres of trails, bird-watching, native plants, and local history exhibits.

How many vacation rentals are available around Albuquerque?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 501 vacation rentals around Albuquerque. From 307 house rentals to 93 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.