Shopping Tour in Albuquerque, Albuquerque

Albuquerque offers to its visitors and residents plenty of shopping options. There is a wide variety of shops, from beautiful specialty to gifts shops, amazing open markets, spectacular shopping malls, and unique galleries and clothes shops. Take this walking tour for a unique shopping experience in Albuquerque.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Shopping Tour in Albuquerque Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour in Albuquerque
Guide Location: USA » Albuquerque (See other walking tours in Albuquerque)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Author: doris
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Candy Lady

1) Candy Lady

Candy Lady is a chocolate shop in Old Town, Albuquerque. It is one of the most famous specialty shops in the city. Candy Lady features over 20 flavors of fudge, black licorice, Fresh Dipped and Glazed Fruits, Hand Made Chocolates, Custom Cakes, Hard Candy and so much more. All the sweets offered by the shop are handmade according to old family recipes. They also offer free samples. The shop is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.
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La Casita de Kaleidoscopes

2) La Casita de Kaleidoscopes

La Casita de Kaleidoscopes was opened in 1993 as a gallery. Today, they offer a wide range of amazing Kaleidoscopes of all styles. It is one of the most famous specialty shops in Albuquerque, being conveniently located in the Old Town neighborhood of Albuquerque. La Casita de Kaleidoscopes is considered to be a "must-visit" tourist attraction for people of all ages.
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Painted Sky Gallery & Gifts

3) Painted Sky Gallery & Gifts

Painted Sky Gallery & Gifts is located in the Old Town, Albuquerque. It specializes in Authentic Native American and New Mexican art, jewelry, pottery, music, and more. The artwork of nationally acclaimed artist David Behrens is featured here.
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Andrews Pueblo Pottery

4) Andrews Pueblo Pottery

Andrews Pueblo Pottery was opened in 1974. It is one of the most well-known art galleries in Albuquerque. It offers authentic Native American pottery, which includes fetish carvings, jewelry, paintings and sculptures, baskets and beadwork. All the pieces are hand-made, and some of them are historical and hard-to-find items.
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Gertrude Zachary Jewelry

5) Gertrude Zachary Jewelry

Gertrude Zachary Jewelry was opened in 1991. It specializes in Southwestern American Indian jewelry. The Zachary store is one of the most famous jewelry shops in Albuquerque, offering unique handmade pieces. They use only high-quality and rare materials, like North-American turquoise and rare Mediterranean coral. The store is open Monday through Saturday 9:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.

Walking Tours in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Create Your Own Walk in Albuquerque

Create Your Own Walk in Albuquerque

Creating your own self-guided walk in Albuquerque is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Albuquerque Nightlife

Albuquerque Nightlife

Albuquerque's nightlife scene is as varied as Albuquerque itself. It offers a wide range of options for an amazing nightlife experience. You can choose to spent your night in a dance club, a lounge, a salsa dance club or in a late night beautiful bar. Take this walking tour for a unique nightlife experience in Albuquerque.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Downtown Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour

Downtown Albuquerque features an amazing mix of past and future. It is the cultural, economic and social center of New Mexico. This neighborhood offers a wide range of unique entertainment facilities, fine restaurants, original boutiques. Even though this city is not famous for a large number of skyscrapers, it has a unique and spectacular architecture. The buildings are especially beautiful at night when their exterior is illuminated in different colors.This walking tour will lead you through some of the most well-known landmarks in Downtown Albuquerque.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Albuquerque Bars and Pubs

Albuquerque Bars and Pubs

Albuquerque's nightlife scene is as varied as Albuquerque itself. It offers a wide range of options for an amazing nightlife experience. You can choose to spent your night in a dance club, a lounge, a salsa dance club or in a late night beautiful bar. Take this walking tour for a unique nightlife experience in Albuquerque.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Old Town Orientation Walk

Old Town Orientation Walk

Old Town, Albuquerque is an active commercial, residential and community center tracing history back to 1706. Buildings around the Old Town plaza are authentic adobes up to 300 years old. Many of them feature a distinctive Albuquerque's "Territorial Style". The Old Town is also famous as a thoroughfare place with a huge number of boutiques, restaurants and bars, much as for the abundance of museums – science, history, and art. This orientation walk will lead you to some of the most famous tourist sights of Old Town, Albuquerque.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Albuquerque for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Albuquerque has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Albuquerque, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.