Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

With 10 beautifully lit galleries in a rambling 20th-century adobe, this museum boasts the world's largest collection of O'Keeffe’s work. She’s best known for her luminous New Mexican landscapes, but the changing ex…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museum of International Folk Art

Santa Fe’s most unusual and exhilarating museum centers on the world's largest collection of folk art. Its huge main gallery displays whimsical and mind-blowing objects from more than 100 different countries. Tiny h…
Top Choice Historic Building in Santa Fe

Palace of the Governors

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 be…
Top Choice Plaza in Santa Fe

The Plaza

For over 400 years, the Plaza has stood at the heart of Santa Fe. Originally it marked the far northern end of the Camino Real from Mexico; later, it was the goal for wagons heading west along the Santa Fe Trail. To…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

This top-quality museum sets out to trace the origins and history of the various Native American peoples of the entire desert Southwest, and explain and illuminate their widely differing cultural traditions. Pueblo,…
Museum in Santa Fe

Rancho de las Golondrinas

Built as a fortified residence along the Camino Real, the 'Ranch of the Swallows' is nearly as old as Santa Fe itself. Now it’s a 200-acre living museum, reconstructed and populated with historical re-enactors, amid…
Church in Santa Fe

St Francis Cathedral

Santa Fe’s French-born bishop Jean-Baptiste Lamy – hero of Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop – set about building this cathedral in 1869. Its Romanesque exterior might seem more suited to Europe than the…
Museum in Santa Fe

New Mexico Museum of Art

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. A treasure trove of works by …
Church in Santa Fe

Santuario de Guadalupe

The oldest shrine in the US to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of Mexico, this adobe church was constructed between 1776 and 1796, though there have been several additions and renovations since then. The Spanis…
Church in Santa Fe

San Miguel Mission

Erected from 1610 onwards, by and for the Tlaxcalan Indians who arrived from Mexico with Santa Fe’s first Spanish settlers, this is considered to be the oldest church in the US. Much of the original building was des…