Are you someone who doesn’t like a lot of rain or heat? Looking for a new state to move to? Rio Rancho, NM is the place. Annually, their high temperature is about 72 degrees, and the annual low temperature is around 42 degrees. Average annual precipitation is around 12 inches. I know my family would enjoy going outside and seeing the mountains. I’d love to start looking for homes for sale in Rio Rancho NM.
Rio Rancho, NM lies in the Albuquerque Basin to the west of the Rio Grande, which bounds the northeast corner of the city. An escarpment lies to the west of the city limit. Rio Rancho is bordered by Albuquerque to the south, the Santa Ana Indian Reservation to the north, and Bernalillo and Corrales to the east.
The Rio Rancho area was originally part of the Alameda Grant, which was founded by Spanish settlers in 1710.
Albuqerque is planned on a grid, with the mountains in the east, the plateau on the west.
Rio Rancho is home to a colorful tapestry of attractions, events, and day trips. Experience the culture of New Mexico’s past, present, and future of nearby Indian Pueblos. For sports enthusiasts and fans of the outdoors, Rio Rancho is the place to play. Need directions? View a map of nearby attractions.
Things To Do and See In and Around Rio Rancho:
A Park Above
Bandelier National Monument
Casa San Ysidro & San Ysidro Church
Coronado Historic Site
Corrales Wine Loop
New Mexico Jeep Tours
J&R Vintage Automobile Museum
Jemez Mountain Trail
New Mexico Wine Growers Association
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
New Mexico Tourism Department
Old Route 66
Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures
Sandoval County Tourism Department
Santa Ana Star Center
Valles Caldera National Preserve
What is your favorite part of living in New Mexico?
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