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Placitas overview

Placitas is a relaxing place unique for its spas and casinos. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and hiking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Popular sights like Old Town Plaza and ABQ BioPark Zoo won't disappoint. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Placitas is for you.

Where to stay in Placitas

A welcoming city for all, Placitas has a variety of lodging options. There are 142 hotels in the Placitas area and you can shop as many as 23 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 55 2-star hotels with an average price of $39 per night
  • • 65 3-star hotels with an average price of $61 per night
  • • 19 4-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night

How to get to Placitas

Fly in to Albuquerque, NM (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport), 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from downtown Placitas. Santa Fe, NM (SAF-Santa Fe Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 30.1 mi (48.4 km) away.

What to see around Placitas

Fun activities are on hand such as golf, horseback riding, and pampering at the spa, along with attractions such as:
  • • Santa Ana Golf Club
  • • Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club
  • • Arroyo del Oso Golf Course
  • • Desert Greens Golf Course
  • • Los Altos Golf Course
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Cliff's Amusement Park
  • • Putt-Putt Golf and Games
  • • Hinkle Family Fun Center
  • • Expo New Mexico
  • • ABQ BioPark Aquarium
It's notable for its mountain views, hiking trails, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Cibola National Forest
  • • Sandia Crest
  • • Elena Gallegos Park
  • • Sandia Lakes Recreation Area
  • • Balloon Fiesta Park
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • • New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
  • • Old Town Plaza
  • • ABQ BioPark Zoo
  • • National Hispanic Cultural Center

When to visit Placitas

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 64°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 91°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 91°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 75°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 1.4 inches
  • • April-June: 1.8 inches
  • • July-September: 4.1 inches
  • • October-December: 2.1 inches