Tourism by Rail

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express launched its tourism campaign in July 2014 with an impressive video highlighting the culture, beauty and history that you can experience by taking the train. Whether your interest is fine dining, art, shopping, the outdoors, or just sight-seeing, take the train and live the adventure we call home.

Your Experience Begins the Moment You Step on the Train

All of these places are only steps away from the New Mexico Rail Runner Express! Let us take you to experience New Mexico - the adventure we call home.

Arts & Culture

  1. Art Galleries
  2. Becker Avenue in Belen
  3. Casinos
  4. Fine Dining
  5. Jewelry
  6. Pottery

Art at an Art GalleryFrom the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe to Judy Chicago in Belen, there are dozens of options for exploring New Mexico art within walking distance of the Rail Runner. You can also take the short free shuttle to gallery row along Canyon Road.

Outdoor Tourism

  1. Balloons
  2. Biking
  3. Historic Santa Fe
  4. Hiking
  5. The Rio Grande Zoo
  6. Rodeos
  7. Scenery
  8. Skiing

How Air Balloons in the AirAlbuquerque is the hot air ballooning capital of the world. Just about any calm morning, you can find up to a dozen hot air balloons right outside the train window. In October, during the International Balloon Fiesta, you can see more than 700 balloons floating in the sky.