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With COVID Safety Protocols. Season: March 6 - End of Sept. Join us for white water rafting in Santa Fe and Taos, as well as other exciting water sports, including kayaking, paddle-boarding and more. Whether you’re looking for a wild whitewater run through the Class IV rapids of the world famous Taos Box or a scenic float through the azure canyon of the Rio Chama, New Mexico River Adventures has a river trip for you and your family or group. Ages 4 and up. Mention CODE: SFS10 for 10% off when you book/ call.
Offering tours & in store purchases with COVID Safety Precautions. Enjoy year-round fly-fishing in Northern New Mexico.
We are the oldest established fly fishing business in Santa Fe, serving Northern New Mexico and world wide anglers since 1985. A full service fly shop, school and guide service, High Desert Angler offers year-round fly fishing on private and public waters all over New Mexico. We can cater our trips to any skill level and desire. Advance booking recommended.
Self-discovery through the wisdom of the horse - The EQUUS Experience® positively and permanently affects every aspect of your life through connection and communication with an ancient and wise 55 million-year-old system, the horse herd. For individuals, couples and groups, from team-building to individual exploration, The EQUUS Experience® is truly innovative, life-changing, and valuable.
Awarded in the Top 11 Life Changing Experiences by New Mexico Tourism.
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OPEN for Market & classes with COVID protocols in place. Come to cook. Come to eat. Come to shop! For 30+ years, internationally acclaimed, recreational culinary school and market, specializing in foods of the southwest. Recently Voted One of the Top 3 Things To Do in Santa Fe! by OK Magazine.
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OPEN WITH COVID SAFETY. Fun, affordable pottery classes for all ages, families, groups & individuals. Come play in the mud with a local ceramic artist! Create a special memento of your Santa Fe visit. All equipment provided. Join one of our many scheduled group classes, or call to schedule a private pottery class at a time that’s convenient for you. No experience necessary! Just bring your inner child to have some fun and play in the mud! Mention Santa Fe Selection when you call or visit.
Open for downtown tasting room, distillery tours, and purchases, & virtual classes. SEE HOURS: Santa Fe Spirits is an award-winning craft distillery proud to produce spirits that capture and accentuate the character of the Southwest. Visit our distillery to learn about our distilling process and take a flavorful tour of our award-winning spirits. Or stop by our downtown Cocktail Bar & tasting room for a drink filled with the quality and personality of our spirits. We're happy to show you what making world-class spirits is all about. Cheers!
(Open Daily: 11am - 6pm patio/garden/indoor open for tastings & sales & curbside pick up.) Enjoy our Wines, Hard Cider, Petroglyphs & Labyrinth! A short 45 minute drive to exactly mid-way between Santa Fe and Taos, Black Mesa Winery & Cidery, sits alongside the Rio Grande on Highway 68. For more than 20 years, the vineyard, winery and tasting room have been a welcome stop for visitors. Stop in and taste our award-winning wines. We're open 7 days a week. Tours are currently on hold due to COVID safety. REMEMBER TO MENTION: Santa Fe Selection.
OPEN with safety protocols. See Hours. Check out our new space and BIGGER collection, located at De Vargas Mall just north of the historic Plaza area. Featuring Oliver Greer's amazing Crawlywood Collection of more than 5000 mounted insects from around the world, including gigantic specimens and extremely rare creatures you will see nowhere else! Plus, more than 100 LIVE animals including giant tarantulas as big as a dinner plate, scorpions that glow under ultraviolet light, lizards that will remind you of dinosaurs and many more!
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OPEN and COVID safety in place. Open year-round (weather permitting). Enjoy a horseback ride in true Western style. We offer morning and sunset rides. It's the perfect outing for families, groups and individuals.
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COVID Safe Tours: Looking for an exhilarating outdoor adventure or an authentic cultural tour? Santa Fe Mountain Adventures offers an exceptional variety of adventures and memorable experiences for solo travelers, families, and corporate groups. Choose from one of our many tours – scenic and enriching cultural experiences, exhilarating hiking and mountain biking, unique 4X4 adventures, and invigorating cross-country skiing and snowshoeing excursions!
OFFERING ONLINE OPEN STUDIO CLASSES during COVID. Call for more info. For the novice or the expert, families, groups, these workshops are a ton of fun! Accredited artist and teacher, Lauren Mantecon brings her 20 years of expertise to her Santa Fe studio. Taking you beyond the paint and into mixed media, Lauren provides the materials, you just bring your creative spirit and curious mind.
Custom classes of 2 or more hours, multi-day workshops, Art Play & Wine Days, and retreats available. Kids Classes available. MENTION SANTA FE SELECTION.
OPEN! Call for your tour. Join expert guide Tom Gallegos to experience Santa Fe and New Mexico’s native Pueblos, historic Spanish villages, and beautiful scenery. True New Mexico features the authentic places, people, art and cuisine that makes our Land of Enchantment an unforgettable experience. Outings include "Sense of Place" walking tours, guided hikes, step-on guided tours, and customized special excursions & more...
Closing Day April 4th, 2021. Check website for updates and ticket purchase. MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. With a base area elevation of 10,350 feet, Ski Santa Fe is among the highest ski areas in the continental United States, ideal for families and pros. And we are expecting fantastic snow falls this year! Thanksgiving Day is usually the first day of the season. Book your ski vacation now!
SPECIALTY TOURS ONLY: Call for details re covid protocols. A different look at the City Different! Santa Fe Art Tours are more fun, interactive experiences with art versus a traditional tour. Probe unique themes, and personally connect with the art, artists, galleries, and museums.
Get up close and personal with what makes Santa Fe one of the top art destinations in the country.
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CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Fun for all ages. Enjoy our Café and Factory. With both Southwestern & Hawaiian roots we bring together an experience of fine chocolate beyond the wrapper. Indulge in our unique coffees, fresh pastries and desserts, handcrafted truffles, shop craft bean to bar makers, book one of our fun & educational hands-on workshops, factory tours, or choose from our collection of carefully curated chocolate theme gifts.
TEMPORARILY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Enjoy a public or private wine tour, half and full day trips. Did you know that New Mexico's wine history dates back as far as 1629? Choose from our variety of top-ranked, scheduled wine, beer, and cider scenic driving tours. Or we'll customize a tour to suit you. Let us drive and guide you to discover some of our best wineries, vineyards, breweries and distilleries located within the beautiful scenery of Northern New Mexico. We pick you up at your location. We ensure you have a safe and fun day.
TOURS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. Historic Villages, Native Pueblos, Artist Homes & Studios - Gain an insider peek at the authentic culture of Santa Fe, meet Native American and Hispanic artists in their homes and in Native Pueblo Villages. Meet the people, learn of their art and culture, and enjoy a traditional meal. You’ll fall in love with all that is uniquely Northern New Mexico and will take home memories to cherish for a lifetime. Also, you can explore historic downtown Santa Fe, and Canyon Road with Robbie's Walking Tours for small groups, and individuals. "Our day with you during our recent trip to Santa Fe was the highlight of our week there."-E.B MENTION SANTA FE SELECTION WHEN YOU CALL!
TOUR times by appointment. See hours. Dating back to the late 1500s, early 1600s, and built upon land that was used as a sacred site dating back to the 1300s, San Miguel Chapel is the oldest recorded sanctified church in the United States. It is the only church in New Mexico that still holds a Latin Mass and Mass in English, and offers popular annual events. This amazing chapel is one of the least known, yet most significant historic treasures in the U.S.
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Located on historic Canyon Road, El Zaguán is a must-stop for visitors in search of the authentic Santa Fe. In 1854, James L. Johnson bucked the standard practice among his fellow merchants of living near to the plaza and purchased a parcel of land along Canyon Road. The building, known as El Zaguán, lives on and carries a fascinating history. Visitors are welcome to relax in its beautiful gardens, view art exhibits, hold private events, attend guest lectures, and learn about the cast of characters that has contributed to the unique culture and history of Santa Fe.
Open. call to check hours. Featured on Golf Life and Fox Sports Television Networks, Santa Fe’s finest municipal golf course offers golfers of all ages breathtaking 360 degree panoramic mountain views, scenic high-desert landscape, exclusive low rates and full service amenities, year-round! Partake in the championship 18 hole course, 35-station all-grass driving range, practice greens, putting area and a par 3 course ranked "top three big little courses in the US" by Travel + Leisure Magazine.
Taos is only an hour and thirty-five minute scenic drive from Santa Fe. Our guide gets your visit off to a great start. Take a day, spend the night, and enjoy exploring the unique beauty, history and culture of the area, including Taos Pueblo, restaurants, galleries and more.
For individuals, groups or families who wish to learn English in a fun and interactive envronment while visiting the City Different! Packages include private or group lessons, and cultural, interactive excursions beyond the classroom to practice English in real-life situations.
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Currently Closed during COVID. Normally Tours run March 14th through October 31. See Santa Fe as only the best tour guides can show it with Santa Fe's oldest and finest tour company. If you are looking for professionally-guided day tours in and around Santa Fe with experienced and passionate tour guides, you have come to the right place. No reservations required. Click for details.
Santa Fe's only nature center, offering free Bird walks and more and introducing visitors to a unique history and nature. Whether visiting to see some of the 190 bird species recorded here, touring the gardens for an understanding of our native plant life, or touring the historic Randall Davey house and studio, we hope you’ll leave knowing why we are such a special place in this “City Different” Santa Fe, New Mexico. ...
CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to COVID. A National Historic Landmark and home to the ancestors of today's Santa Clara Pueblo people just 35 minutes' drive from Santa Fe. Spend time with us, and be touched by the spirit of a special place between the earth and sky. Closed Nov 1 for Ceremonial Day. Check website for other schedule changes.
OPEN with COVID Protocols. Wear Masks. See "Hours". Two mysteries surround the spiral staircase in the Loretto Chapel: the identity of its builder and the physics of its construction.
NOTE: Due to COVID many pueblos may not be allowing visitors for their events. Please call numbers provided on "more" page to check the status of their feast days and visitor access.
There are 19 Pueblos around Northern New Mexico and each observe sacred ceremonial Feast Days and Religious Events. The Native people generously allow respectful outsiders to attend some of these events throughout the year. Please be sure to observe all Pueblo Rules of Etiquette when visiting Native American villages. If you're not sure what the rules are, please inquire at the Tourism Offices for each Pueblo. Click "More" for Calendar of Events.
OPEN with COVID protocols. Georgia O'Keeffe Loved Ghost Ranch-You Will Too! There is so much to discover here. You can spend days exploring two museums, hiking trails, horseback rides, paleontology tours (kids love dinosaurs!), the Georgia O'Keeffe Landscape tour, high and low ropes courses, archery, numerous classes/workshops and retreats year-round at this spectacular location. There's no place on earth like Ghost Ranch...
CLOSED until further notice: Check their website for any unexpected closures that may occur throughout the year (click 'more'). Taos Pueblo is the northernmost of the nineteen New Mexico Pueblos. It is generally open to visitors M-S from 8am to 4pm, Sun 8:30am - 4pm, except when tribal rituals require closing the Pueblo. Click for Ceremony Dates and more info...
Here are a few hiking trails and walks close to town. If you brought your best quadruped friend with you, you might want to let them off leash to do some exploring of their own at the Frank S. Ortiz park, a.k.a "The Dog Park." Of course, there are many beautiful on leash spots at our State Parks to let them sniff Santa Fe, while you take in the amazing vistas. But here are a couple lesser-known ones complete with amazing vistas to get you started. PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG! THANKS! Have a great walkies...
The unique and varied terrain of Northern New Mexico makes Santa Fe an ideal mountain biking destination. The following list will help you find a few of the best trails for your ventures. Please be safe and always let someone know where you're going when heading out on a trail.