Top 5 Romantic Experiences in Albuquerque

San Antonio Hot Springs, Santa Fe National Forest

San Antonio Hot Springs, Santa Fe National Forest

If you want to impress someone special, choosing the right place to celebrate your love can make all the difference. Our selection of romantic things to do during the Month of Romance will allow you to experience Albuquerque’s warm atmospheres, great city views and quality food that’s guaranteed to impress – whether it’s Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or another romantic occasion. So grab the one you love, and spend the day focusing on each other, avoiding topics about work, the kids and other tedious subjects.

1. Plan a Staycation

In this crazy world, every couple needs some time to get away. Why not plan a romantic staycation? You’ll want to strictly focus on each other, so clear your work calendars – it’s time to get a little flirty and have some fun!

Try: Book a romantic stay at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town or Nativo Lodge, where you can find great amenities like discounted room rate for New Mexico residents!

2. Soak in New Mexico’s Hot Springs

What could be more romantic than soaking in hot springs? Enjoy a romantic getaway where you can refresh you mind and body together.

Try: Just minutes from Albuquerque are some of the best hot springs locations: Jemez Hot SpringsSan Antonio Hot Springs and Spence Hot Springs.

3. Have a Picnic at Sandia Crest

Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque NM.

Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque NM.

You may hike frequently if you love the outdoors, but why not put a little more thought into this trip? Pack a blanket for two, a bottle of wine and a cheese or fruit sampler. To keep it romantic, plan your romantic excursion around sunset because the colors of the sky are phenomenal. Just make sure to pack a headlamp for easy navigation on the trails.

Ready to pop the question? Finding the perfect spot for you and your sweetheart shouldn’t be difficult, as there are many secluded areas along hiking trails. The fantastic lookouts offer views of landscapes as far out as 60 plus miles – enough to inspire your significant other to say “yes!”

4. Dance the Night Away

It doesn’t matter if you’re a dance pro or if you have two left feet; the point is to get out

there and spend time focusing on one another. Agree on a music genre you both like, or try something new like Salsa dancing at QBar. You can even take lessons before hitting the dance floor.

Dance the night away with us at Albuquerque's hottest venues, QBar and Casa Esencia!

Dance the night away with us at Albuquerque’s hottest venues, QBar and Casa Esencia!

5. Dining Out

Okay, sure this idea is a bit predictable, but it’s a guaranteed way to impress your partner. Change it up by trying a new restaurant or going to your favorite spot and trying a different dish.

However you decide to celebrate the your love for one another, you don’t have to wait until Valentine’s Day. Make February a whole month of love!

What ideas do you have for romantic things to do in Albuquerque? Tell us in the comments below!

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