"Vibrant History and Culture at Sky City" Top 5 Page for this destination Acoma Pueblo by kymbanm

Acoma Pueblo Travel Guide: 68 reviews and 130 photos

A day of heat, and serenity ..... or cool dry wind

Though I don't get out there often enough, I find a special sort of peace when I do take the time to drive those 50 or so miles out to Acoma. There is something about the people, the landscape, the architecture ........ I can't even begin to but it all into words.

I can remember the feeling ... of peace, comfort, and wonder at this marvelous city ... part childlike wonder, part adult spiritual centering ...... this is a place I love. I made it out here again with a friend from Wisconsin. She used to live in Albuqeruque, but had NEVER made it to Acoma. So for this visit, we went and experienced this wonderful place together ....

Sharing Acoma with others .....

My sister grew up in and around Albuquerque - but couldn't remember ever coming up to Acoma. So, today was the day!

We both shared in the tour, food, and company ... in the process I think she caught a glimpse of her own forgotten heritage.

A life lived ......

The beauty of Acoma is in the dirt, rock, wood and love of this piece of land in the sky ...... and the people believe this piece of land loves them too ... this mutual respect shows in every step you take as you tour Sky City ......

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Awfully close to heaven ....
  • Cons:Awfully far from much else :)
  • In a nutshell:Worth the time .... just GO!!!!!!
  • Last visit to Acoma Pueblo: Feb 2006
  • Intro Updated Feb 28, 2006
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  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2011 at 9:31 AM

    Oh wow! Can't wait to see this for myself next month - this is SO my sort of place :-) Thanks for all the useful info, legends etc - I especially liked your descriptions of the church and cemetery

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2008 at 4:58 PM

    Fine texts and photos! I like the story of that one and only tree that has somehow managed to take root in the rock of the mesa -- their National Forest.

  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2007 at 10:41 PM

    I love the rustic, desert look of the place. ;-)

  • jelw's Profile Photo
    Jul 22, 2007 at 6:22 PM

    hehehe, still multitasking... ? ?Acoma ? ? has a nice sound

  • Hexepatty's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2006 at 12:56 PM

    Enhancing ... & cheaper too, dear! Amazingly so!

  • mariev's Profile Photo
    Jun 11, 2006 at 8:06 AM

    Very interesting and informative page ! And great photos !

  • la_beba's Profile Photo
    May 27, 2006 at 6:35 PM

    I was just in Argentina about a month ago... wish I could be there right now! :o(

  • Little_Lou_Lou's Profile Photo
    May 15, 2006 at 1:11 PM

    OK, Bill ;)

  • BluBluBlu's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2006 at 2:20 AM

    Excellent info on a seriously interesting place! Blu

  • Ken_Weaver's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2006 at 8:26 PM

    I enjoyed Acoma so much when I visited there..I think I must have had the same guide...Dale was phenomenal! and you had to make sure you walked BEHIND her, right?


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