Corrales is a village on the west bank of the Rio Grande, in central New Mexico. Despite being in the Albuquerque metro area, between Rio Rancho and Bernalillo, it has held on to its rural roots. The main (and only) road through Corrales is two lanes and 30 mph and almost all the shops along it are locally owned. There are almost always local events from farmer's markets to heritage celebrations.
Casa San Ysidro, 973 Old Church Road, +1 505 898-3915, . A historic house and rancho operated by the Albuquerque Museum, offering one a glimpse into Spanish colonial life in the valley. Tours are available Wednesdays through Sundays from February to November, see website for times. $4 adults, $3 seniors/students, $2 children.
Corrales is known as an equestrian community and has a special interest in trails, of which it has an abundance.