Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Rio Rancho

The area's churches and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rio Rancho. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and zoo. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Old Town Plaza are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Rio Rancho

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Rio Rancho a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • ABQ BioPark Zoo (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Corrales Winery (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Desert Greens Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Gruet Winery (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Cliff's Amusement Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Putt-Putt Golf and Games (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rio Rancho

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rio Rancho is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandia Lakes Recreation Area (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Balloon Fiesta Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Los Poblanos Open Space (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Rio Grande Nature Center State Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Petroglyph National Monument (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Tiguex Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Rio Rancho

The nearest airport is in Albuquerque, NM (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport), located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rio Rancho?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 447 holiday lettings around Rio Rancho. From 286 houses to 80 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rio Rancho?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rio Rancho:

  • Old Town: 52 holiday homes
  • Northeast Heights: 255 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 80 holiday homes
  • Spruce Park: 29 holiday homes
  • Victory Hills: 67 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rio Rancho? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rio Rancho. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Club Rio Rancho: 539 holiday lettings
  • Artists of New Mexico Galleria: 536 holiday lettings
  • New Day Therapeutic Massage: 543 holiday lettings
  • Santa Ana Star Center: 530 holiday lettings
  • J&R Vintage Auto Museum: 537 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rio Rancho listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rio Rancho?

Yes, of course. offers 286 Houses in Rio Rancho. Our other popular types of Rio Rancho holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 64 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rio Rancho?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Rio Rancho. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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