Come celebrate the season with us! Albuquerque is a city teeming with holiday festivities. We are so close to all of these fun activities, and a night at the Mauger is the perfect treat for yourselves.
Our December rates can’t be beat. Better yet, purchase a gift certificate to sneak into that special someone’s stocking, they will love you for it and it’s really a gift for you too!
ABQ Trolley of Lights
Tis the Season for Christmas trees, luminarias, nutcrackers, egg nog and holiday lights! ABQ Trolley Co. & Rude Boy Cookies present: Trolley of Lights – a holiday lights tour! Join ABQ Trolley Co.
Enjoy an annual New Mexican tradition! Let ABQ Ride take you through a twinkling wonderland in Old Town, a festively-adorned Albuquerque Country Club and other hot spots decked out for the holiday like the Los Altos neighborhood.
Experience the Christmas Magic that is Cliff’s Magical Christmas! Cliff’s Amusement Park has transformed into a must see Christmas extravaganza with over half a million dazzling Christmas lights and a 120 foot tall Christmas tree that was named a Top Tree to Visit by USA Today.
The 10th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will once again be played on the first day of the college football’s bowl season. The 2015 Gildan New Mexico Bowl will feature the University of New Mexico Lobos vs the Arizona Wildcats.
Ice Skating at Civic Plaza
Through January 3
Civic Plaza ice skating season is here! Bring the whole family and enjoy the festive atmosphere in Downtown Albuquerque. Please note that skates with toe picks are not allowed on the synthetic ice surface.
Experience millions of glowing, sparkling lights and over 150 dazzling light displays, animated sculptures and synchronized music light show at New Mexico’s largest walk-through holiday production. Closed December 24, 25, 31 and January 1.
Native American Dancing and Pueblo Feast Days
Visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center on weekends and enjoy Native American dancing and art demonstrations, you can also take part in baking bread and making art. The holidays are a wonderful time to visit the neighboring pueblos, many of them hold feast day celebrations in November and December.
Fall is a beautiful and delicious time to visit our culture rich city! Come see for yourself, and stay at our charming bed and breakfast where we tempt your taste buds, and put you in a perfect location to appreciate all of the fun festivities in downtown Albuquerque. Yelp has a great list of places to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.
Our pumpkin apple scones are a favorite and we want to share them with you!
Pumpkin Apple Scones
2 ½ C flour
½ C butter
1 C canned pumpkin
¾ C chopped apples (we like Granny Smith) or canned apples
1 C sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
2 tsp baking powder
¼ c milk
1 whisked egg white (whisk until frothy) or maple glaze
Add flour and other dry ingredients to large mixing bowl. Cut in butter with pastry cutter until mixture is mealy in texture. Add pumpkin, apples and milk, mix together until dough is slightly sticky. Turn out onto floured surface and pat down to rectangle or circle 1 inch thick, and cut into triangle or other shapes. Brush tops with egg white, and sprinkle raw sugar on top. Bake on greased baking sheet at 375 for approximately 20 minutes, until tops turn golden.
1 C powdered sugar
2 tblsp butter
3 tblsp 1/2 and 1/2 or milk
1 tsp maple flavoring
Melt butter in microwave, add all ingredients, stir, microwave in 30 second increments until smooth and drizzle over top of warm scones.
zesty summer muffins!
Summer is sizzling, start your morning with a Mauger delight!
These muffins are a sensational summer hit! So light, fluffy and zesty, they’ll melt in your mouth.
Greetings! It’s a hot and fun summer, and we want to share some upcoming excitement with you.
The Isotopes Baseball team is playing at home on Friday, July 3rd, 7:05pm. This is a Mauger favorite pastime. Don’t miss this very special orchestra and fireworks presentation following the game. http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t342
Freedom 4th at Balloon Fiesta Park: Come celebrate this Fourth of July with the City of Albuquerque at the Balloon Fiesta Park! This free, all ages event hosts one of the largest firework shows in the state. July 4th, 3 – 10pm FREE; 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway. Live entertainment, and fun for the whole family! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/abq365/events/detail/Freedom-4th/24141/
Mention this Blog post, and receive 10% off of your direct booking with us 6/30 – 7/5.
Happy 4th of July!
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Mauger Estate B&B AWARDED 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Recognized as a Top Performing as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Albuquerque, NM – June 22, 2015 – The Mauger Estate Bed & Breakfast today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience. (more…)
As the weather warms up and ABQ welcomes the beginning of tourism season, establishments acting as home-away-from-home for these vacationers are all gearing up to answer that one big question: What must I do while I’m in Albuquerque?
We’re no exception, and we love answering this question! Albuquerque is a unique city, offering something special for everyone. So without further ado here’s our list for you (in no particular order as you can’t go wrong with any of it!)