Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Albuquerque, NM 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 private pools. Prices start at $83 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.


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.


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.


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

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Albuquerque

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Albuquerque. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Albuquerque Biological Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Petroglyph National Monument (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Balloon Fiesta Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Sandia Crest (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Cibola National Forest (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Albuquerque

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

If you're traveling by train, the main station is 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.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Albuquerque that's a match made in heaven. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Make the most of amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and nearby museums at "Midcentury Modern Across From Park". Situated around 5 miles from Albuquerque, this property has 7 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another enticing choice is "Stunning Unm/nob Hill Charmer", which is around 2 miles from Albuquerque. Featuring 3 bedrooms, a microwave oven and a garden, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Albuquerque vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Albuquerque?

Escape the treadmill of daily life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Albuquerque. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend quality time with your love, there'll be something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "Sw Style/breathtaking Views And 8 Min. To Old Twn" is perfect for a couple of days of enjoyment and rest. It features useful amenities, such as a balcony and high-speed internet services, and is located 5 miles to the northwest of Albuquerque.
  • Or, throw a spare set of clothes into a small suitcase and set out for "B - E - Y - O - N - D Charming". This well-liked getaway is about 1 mile west of Albuquerque and offers winery tours and a microwave oven.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Albuquerque?

Yes, you can. If you're tracking down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often located in the middle of town. Check out the following options in or near Albuquerque:

  • After a fun-filled day of urban exploration, relax in total comfort at "Casa Azul. . . Truly The Only Home Right Off The Plaza In The Heart Of Old Town". A living room and a kitchenette are just two of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Perfect Couples Vacation" is another top choice, providing all you need for a great Albuquerque retreat. Useful amenities here include nearby birdwatching activities and golf.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Albuquerque?

From affordable apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our most popular picks in and around Albuquerque:

  • If you only need to stay a few nights, "Bearhouse - Beautiful, Relaxing Home Perfect Get" is a great choice. It's close to the center of Albuquerque, so you'll be near lots of attractions.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights at "North Valley Estate Guest House". This conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Albuquerque?

Whether spent in a cabin, an apartment or a lodge, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your special someone off for a few days at one of these top escapes in or near Albuquerque:

  • Around 5 miles from Albuquerque, "Midcentury Modern Across From Park" is a perfect place for starry-eyed lovebirds. A fireplace and winery tours are just some of the amenities here.
  • "Stunning Unm/nob Hill Charmer" is another popular option that'll woo you. It's around 2 miles from Albuquerque and has a fireplace and a firepit.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your entire gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Albuquerque and get everyone together under one roof:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Midcentury Modern Across From Park". Up to 20 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 7 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a water park. This top pick is around 5 miles to the northeast of Albuquerque.
  • "Lavishly Remodeled House With Spectacular Views" is another awesome option. It's around 12 miles to the northeast of Albuquerque, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. Mountain views and a kitchen are among the things designed to make your visit more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Albuquerque?

Nothing screams good times like a pool. Grab your unicorn floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Albuquerque that come with this vacation necessity:

  • Get into vacay mode at "North Valley Estate Guest House", where your top priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as cable/satellite TV services and a nearby laundromat help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Otherwise, spend your break at "Lavishly Remodeled House With Spectacular Views". Along with a refreshing pool, make use of a pool table and a toaster.

Unsure what to pack for your Albuquerque break? This appealing destination has a semi-arid climate. During the summer months, expect average temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 90 ºF. Browse our range of Albuquerque vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque?

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or a reunion with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque offer a home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Around 5 miles to the northeast of Albuquerque, "Midcentury Modern Across From Park" has 7 bedrooms and fits up to 20 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a barbecue grill and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "Stunning Unm/nob Hill Charmer" is another popular option. It's around 2 miles to the east of Albuquerque, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 7 guests. Handy amenities here include a smart TV and a fenced yard.

If you want to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your wish list. ABQ BioPark Zoo, Cliff's Amusement Park and Hinkle Family Fun Center are excellent places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque?

There sure are. You'll find many one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque. If you don't require much space, one of these properties might be just the ticket:

  • Good things come in small packages, and "Casa Azul. . . Truly The Only Home Right Off The Plaza In The Heart Of Old Town" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom vacation rental can be found just a short distance from the center and offers amenities like a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Gorgeous Casita In The Heart Of Historic Old Town" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also a stone's throw from the center. When you're not out and about seeing the area's top sights, make use of a kitchen, a balcony and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Albuquerque?

It's easy to organize your dream vacation with Vrbo. Whether you opt for a comfy cottage or a cool apartment, we've got lots of two-bedroom options in or near Albuquerque: Here are just a couple of our top picks:

  • "The Lilly Pad - Located In The Heart Of Abq" is an awesome choice for small groups. Along with two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers amenities like a kitchen and games.
  • "Residence Bois D'amour" is another lovely two-bedroom retreat. It has a kitchen, an oven and lots more.

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