Top 10 Real True Things to Do in Gallup, New Mexico
Gallup is all about sharing true, life-changing moments with our visitors.
Whether you have 30 minutes or all day, here are 10 things to do to make your experience fun, exciting, and oh so memorable.
Hike the Church Rock trail in Red Rock Park to reach spectacular vistas and be rewarded with incredible views of the surrounding landscape. The trail is a popular hike for people of all ages.
Looking for a thrill? Gallup is home to the High Desert Mountain Trails, a 22 mile trail system. Go for a short ride or follow the entire system for a day full of mountain biking.
Immerse yourself in Gallup's history at Gallup Cultural Center. Explore the diverse programming and arts celebrating the Native American cultures that neighbor Gallup, as well as Gallup's unique history.
Gallup offers visitors a chance to get up, up and away with the entire family on a hot air balloon ride. Float high above the ground for an unforgettable view of the Red Rock Canyons.
Visit the nine hand-painted mural located downtown, it's a fun way to explore Gallup's rich history, art and culture.
Soak up the charm of yesteryear when touring the fully restored El Morro Theatre. Established in 1928, the theatre is still operating and is a fantastic spot to take in a movie or show.
Freight trains play an important role in Gallup's history and can still be spotted passing through town. Snap pictures of the trains passing through and notice the unique whistle each one makes. It's a thrill to feel the ground rumble under your feet.
Here is a chance to see and experience those things that make Gallup real and true, travel back in time with a drive along the Trail of the Ancients.
Shop for Native American authentic jewelry and handmade goods at one of the many trading posts found throughout Gallup, you'll definitely find something to cherish.
We invite you to contact us!
Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce
106 W. Highway 66 Gallup, NM, 87301
505-722-2228 or 1-800-380-4989