Tijeras, NM

Overview

Tijeras is a tiny village in the mountains just east of Albuquerque, satiated along the legendary Route 66. The gorgeous location has long made it a popular stop for tourists, and locals enjoy the benefits of the unspoiled scenic beauty every day. The surrounding hills are full of trails to explore, making hiking and mountain biking highly popular among visitors and locals alike. Just fifteen minutes outside of Albuquerque on Interstate 40, residents of Tijeras also enjoy convenient access to the larger city and its vast array of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

1 Neighborhoods in Tijeras, NM

  • E Outer Bernalillo County

    The East Outer Bernalillo County area occupies a large swath of desert and hills at the southwest corner of Albuquerque, reaching to the Sandia Mountains in the east and bordering the Pueblo of Isleta tribal lands on the south and west. Life centers around the Air Force and Department of Defense presence, with many off-post areas providing shopping and entertainment opportunities for military personnel and post contractors. Both on-post and off, the area features residential subdivisions interspersed with businesses. Downtown Albuquerque lies about 8 miles from the residential area of the base.

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