Make the most of your time in Santa Fe by reading our Staff Picks blog to uncover historic area attractions, music and film festivals, food and wine events, adventurous excursion ideas, and more!

  • Day Trip to Hot Springs

    Self-care is not just a trend—it’s a wise way to start off a new decade. For your winter getaway in Santa Fe, consider a day trip that will have you soothing your mind and body.... Read more

  • Farolitos and Fa La La

    Santa Fe truly lights up during the longest nights of the year. The tradition for holiday luminescence has deep historical roots. In the 1800s, small bonfires were lit around town to guide residents and visitors to Christmas Mass in Santa Fe.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Artistic Streak

    November is the month for holiday shopping, and what better opportunity than your trip to Santa Fe to pick up one-of-a-kind items to delight your loved ones? Santa Fe has a well-known artistic streak, so you can source very original gifts here.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Spooky Arts Scene

    Halloween is about creativity—pumpkin carving, creating costumes, cookie decorating—and Santa Fe’s holiday scene is all about channeling your inner artist.... Read more

  • Meow Wolf: From Local Collaboration to National Fascination

    Santa Fe is a renowned art destination—from the Georgia O’Keefe Museum to the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. But one museum has taken on a life of its own and gained momentum on a national level.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Original Fire Festival

    Burning Man may be the hot topic when it comes to pyro festivals, but 60 years before there was Burning Man, there was the Burning of Zozobra.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Patriotic Flavor

    When it comes to Independence Day, Santa Fe packs in the patriotism in a two-part, full-day way.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Opera House Sets the Golden Standard

    From pig farm to opera house, the Santa Fe Opera has embraced its settings and grown up to become one of the finest houses in the nation.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Farm Fresh Flavors

    It’s the sound of a fresh eggshell cracking, the scent of a rainbow of flowers, the sensation of chewing a chili pepper — it’s Santa Fe’s summer market.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Museums and Storied Histories

    Spring is officially here and what better time of year to fully immerse yourself in understanding the origins of Santa Fe’s cultures.... Read more

  • A Tour of Santa Fe's Signature Spirit

    Santa Fe is the center of a string of trails from the El Camino Real to the Old Santa Fe Trail. Stay warm as we head into spring with a journey down one of the city’s modern-day trails: the Margarita Trail.... Read more

  • Valentine's Day the Santa Fe Way

    There may still be a chill in the air, but it’s not hard this Valentine’s month to warm up with your loved one in the great outdoors.... Read more

  • Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth This Year

    The holiday season may be over, but that doesn’t mean the season of eating sweets has to stop. These Santa Fe shops are the best spots around to get your sugar fix.... Read more

  • A Santa Fe Christmas Celebration

    There aren’t too many places where the spirit of the season is shared as a community. But in Santa Fe, holiday parties take to the streets and festivities truly come to life.... Read more

  • Changing Seasons, Snowy Slopes

    It’s hard to believe that Halloween has passed, Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and fall is nearly over. But the changing seasons means winter is coming and so is ski season!... Read more

  • The Spiritual Side of Santa Fe

    Spirituality influenced the history and culture of Santa Fe as much as anything. See some of the still-standing sights that helped establish the city.... Read more

  • Petroglyphs of the Pueblo People

    Before the El Camino Real and the establishment of this Southwest City, the Santa Fe area was home to the thriving Ancestral Pueblo people.... Read more

  • The Plaza: A Place Where Traders and Trails Met

    As the end point of several trade and travel routes—The Santa Fe Trail, El Camino Real and Old Spanish Trail—Santa Fe has drawn tradesmen and pioneers for more than 400 years.... Read more

  • Santa Fe's Hand Crafted Heritage

    The deep-seated influence of Spanish and Native American cultures is evident in Santa Fe, and summer brings spectacular ways to dive in and experience the arts of these cultures.... Read more

  • Savor Santa Fe's Unique Culinary Scene

    This summer, savor all the spices and sensations Santa Fe’s food scene has to offer.... Read more

  • Interactive Art Installation at Meow Wolf

    Have you ever wanted to be part of a living art installation? Only in Santa Fe, at Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return, can the whole family immerse themselves in a compilation of artistic technology created to inspire visitors of all ages. ... Read more

  • Gallery Hop Down Canyon Road

    An afternoon is always well spent exploring Canyon Road. With more than 100 galleries, boutiques and cafes along a half-mile stretch, choosing where to go first can be a challenge. ... Read more

  • Learn the Art of Flamenco

    Arts and culture are at the epicenter of what makes New Mexico such an inspiring destination. From painting and sculpture to song and dance, there are a number of ways to connect with the passion for arts our city has. Enter, Flamenco.... Read more

  • The Santa Fe Margarita Trail

    California is known as wine country, Kentucky is synonymous with the bourbon trail, but did you know that Santa Fe is home to the Margarita Trail? ... Read more

  • A Look at the Santa Fe Museum Scene

    Santa Fe is known for an abundance of art and culture, including a renowned collection of destination museums. While you might be upset that Game of Thrones won’t be back until 2019, Santa Fe is home to Meow Wolf: House of Eternal Return, an art installation supported by author and local resident George R.R. Martin. ... Read more

  • Four-Legged Guests Welcome

    Pets are family and we’re proud to be a pet friendly destination resort that welcomes guests with four legs and paws. From pet beds and “good boy/good girl” treats to eco-friendly waste bags, we want to make your stay as comfortable as possible. ... Read more

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