Explore the 3 top spots in Albuquerque's North Valley neighborhood

Bookworks. | Photo: Kathleen D./Yelp

Looking to uncover all that North Valley has to offer? Get to know this Albuquerque neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a bookstore to a stationery store.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in North Valley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Bookworks

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Topping the list is Bookworks. Located at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp.

The local independent bookstore, which has been in the North Valley for more than 30 years, also hosts events and adult and teen book clubs. 

2. Out Of The Blue

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Next up is toy store and hobby shop Out of the Blue, situated at 2502 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. With 4.5 stars out of 14 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The shop sells a myriad of games, wooden toys, puzzles, plush toys, educational toys for young children and more.

3. Pennysmith's Paper

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Card and stationery store Pennysmith's Paper is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, four stars out of 14 reviews.

Invitations, including wedding invitations, personalized stationery, business cards, holiday cards, fountain pens and ornaments are among the items on offer.

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