Cedar Crest Vacations

Cedar Crest is a popular place for visitors to explore while in Albuquerque, United States of America, a city with 550,000 residents. If you are flying in, Cedar Crest is 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the north of the Albuquerque International Sunport Airport. The city center of Albuquerque is situated just 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the west.

Cedar Crest is a popular place to head to while you are exploring Albuquerque as many of the city’s main attractions are nearby. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Sandia Peak Ski and Tramway and the remarkable Kirtland Air Force Base. And don’t miss the Balloon Fiesta Park and the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.

Holiday makers in Cedar Crest, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque Museum and the National Hispanic Cultural Center. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to KiMo Theater and Tricklock Company, one of the region’s best-loved performing arts venues.

Uncover the youthful side of the area at the Expo New Mexico. The kids will have fun. Interact with many kinds of fascinating creatures at Albuquerque Aquarium and the Rio Grande Zoo.

If the sun is shining, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the local natural destinations. There are some great urban parks, so why not take a break in the Rio Grande Botanical Garden. Explore the native flora and fauna, by heading to the Cibola National Forest in Placitas and the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Discover the scenic coastline nearby such as Tingley Beach.

If you are spending a while in and around Cedar Crest, treat yourself with a visit to Civic Plaza and the Old Town Plaza. Visitors with a passion for religious history should make a trip to the San Felipe de Neri Church.

Find the perfect accessory, stock up on food or just window shop at popular shopping destinations like Coronado Center and the Winrock Shopping Center.

Spend an evening high in the stands of University Stadium, cheering on the New Mexico Lobos. To fit in, be sure to wear red, grey and white, the colors of the New Mexico Lobos.

At the end of a long day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Cedar Crest, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. The Nativo Lodge, the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel and the Hyatt Place Albuquerque Airport are among the many great places to stay around here.


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