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Arts, Culture & Literary
Hole-in-the-wall turned country-hip, this is a weekend hotspot for folks heading to or from Tesuque Flea Market...
Markets, Streets & Arcades
Vendors at this outdoor market, beside the Santa Fe Opera 7 miles north of Santa Fe, sell everything from high-quality rugs, turquoise rings and clothing to the best used (read: broken-in) cowboy boots in the state...
Parks & Gardens
Five miles north of Santa Fe, the grassy sculpture garden at Shidoni is a great place for a picnic, or for kids to run around the funky artwork. There's also an indoor gallery and a glass-blowing studio...
Many visitors flock to Santa Fe for the opera alone: the theater is a marvel, with 360-degree views of sandstone wilderness crowned with sunsets and moonrises, while at center stage the world's finest talent performs...
Health & Wellness
The spa at this Four Seasons resort offers everything from traditional massage and shiatsu to ayurvedic rituals and Mountain Spirit Purification, at prices ranging from $150 to $300.
Horseback & Animal Rides
The long menu of themed trail rides at the Stables at Bishop's Lodge includes 15-minute kids introductory rides, and a sunset ride on Tuesday and Thursday.
This gorgeous Japanese spa offers attractive public and private outdoor soaking tubs, kitted out in a smooth Zen style with cold plunges and saunas...
Tex Mex, Southwestern & New Mexican
Chef David Sellars is practically an international celebrity because of dishes like roasted poblano chile rellenos with three-mushroom quinoa and chipotle cream ($19)...
Landmarks & Monuments
More a quick climb than a religious shrine, the Cross of the Martyrs was erected to commemorate the 21 Franciscan friars who lost their lives in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680...
This classy but welcoming Italian place, on the sleepier blocks north of the Plaza, is a good spot for a romantic dinner, while its light zestful flavors are showcased on the good-value prix-fixe lunch menu ($17).
A casual offshoot of the all-but-identical La Boca restaurant nearby, this relaxed central tavern/wine bar offers a changing but consistently tasty selection of Spanish tapas, from paella to crab salad...
Museums & Galleries
With 10 beautifully lit galleries in a rambling 20th-century adobe, this museum boasts the world's largest collection of O'Keeffe’s work...
Transportation & Travel Services
Santa Fe Trails operates buses ($1) from the Downtown Transit Center, with routes M, to Museum Hill, and 2 along Cerrillos Rd, being the most useful for visitors.
Food & Drink
If your love for New Mexican cuisine knows no bounds, take a lesson at this Southwestern-style cooking school, where the cost includes the meal at the end.
The kind gentlefolk at this downtown bike shop offer rental and repair, and provide information on regional trails. Their website holds some really useful trail maps.
This museum features works by regional artists and sponsors regular gallery talks and slide lectures. It was built in 1918, and the architecture is an excellent example of the original Santa Fe–style adobe...
For a break from chile, come to Il Vicino, where you'll find brick-oven pizzas, pastas and salads a quick walk from the Plaza.
Built in 1917, and a prime early example of Santa Fe’s Pueblo Revival architecture, the New Mexico Museum of Art has spent a century collecting and displaying works by regional artists...
You don't really come to Vanessie for the food, though there's nothing wrong with it...
The oldest public building in the US, this low-slung adobe complex started out as home to New Mexico’s first Spanish governor in 1610; was occupied by Pueblo Indians following their Revolt in 1680; and after 1846 bec...
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