CALENDAR OF EVENTS
PLAN YOUR VISIT
BOOK YOUR HOTEL
Your search for Top Travel City returned 35 categories and 33 links
Forms and Contacts > Forms and Permits
Receive periodic email newsletters describing the latest happenings and greatest deals in Santa Fe.
Santa Fe Apps
click here for Android version
or scroll down for QR tag
click here for iPhone version
or scroll down for QR tag
The Santa Fe Downtown Merchants Association and the Santa Fe Gallery Association have partnered to produce a free Android and iPhone app devoted to promoting Santa Fe businesses, including galleries, shops and restaurants. The app also offers weather, local news, an events calendar (from santafe.org) and coupons from local businesses.
<ǃ-- Table Begins -->
<ǃ-- Table Ends -->
Video & Photo Gallery > Santa Fe On YouTube
Enjoy the warm glow of farolitos and holiday lights on Santa Fe's historic downtown Plaza in this two-minute video. The city traditionally illuminates the Plaza on the Friday following Thanksgiving and keeps the lights on display through the holiday season.
This four-minute video celebrates Santa Fe's world-famous art and rich history.
Visiting Santa Fe > About Santa Fe > Fast FAQs
City Government Information Line
Visiting Santa Fe > About Santa Fe > Getting To and Around Santa Fe > Bus Service
Santa Fe Trails Transit System (SFT) serves the Santa Fe and Elderado areas only.
Visiting Santa Fe > Accommodations > Hotels and Motels
The DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Fe is located only miles from the Historic Plaza, golf courses, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe Opera , and thirty minutes from the Santa Fe Ski Basin. We feature the Mezcal Lounge, Paloma Breakfast Club, room service, indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool and Hot Tub. Each of our rooms feature the Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree beds with plush top mattresses and luxurious linens, Coffee and Tea by Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, Free Wire-less High Speed Internet, Premium Television channels on a 37-inch Flat Screen TV, refridgerator and microwave.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Fe offers 3147 square feet of meeting space in 4 rooms and can accommodate groups of all sizes up to 200 attendees. Our professional sales and banquet staff are on-site to ensure that every detail of your function is planned out and executed to your satisfaction. Give us a call and let us make your function a memorable one!
Amenities: Cocktail Lounge, Hot Tub or Sauna, Pool, Restaurant.
Earn Hilton Honors Rewards! New renovations and upgrades. On-the-House Hot Breakfast, FREE wireless Internet, FREE On-the-Go breakfast bags (midweek), beautiful indoor pool area, exercise room, and great location just a short drive to the Plaza.
The Santa Fe Luxury Inn is a moderately priced hotel conveniently located on Cerrillos Road. Offering comfortable, family friendly accommodations and a wide range of added features and extra amenities that will delight vacation and business travelers alike, the Santa Fe Luxury Inn is the smart hotel choice for your next family vacation, weekend getaway or business trip in Santa Fe
For an authentic Santa Fe experience with the modern amenities you've come to enjoy and expect as a discerning traveler, the Old Santa Fe Inn is your perfect choice.
The newest hotel in downtown Santa Fe, the Old Santa Fe Inn is designed in an authentic Southwestern architectural style, with the overall design and our private closed courtyard and parking area creating the feeling of a traditional Pueblo Indian community.
Our guests tell us that they appreciate many of the features and amenities our hotel offers, such as complimentary wireless high-speed internet access, beautifully carved hardwood furniture and headboards, and the traditional kiva-style fireplaces that are in many of our rooms and suites. Other suites and rooms feature private patios or balconies and Jacuzzi®-style tubs.
You'll love the feeling of our cordial main office, where we offer a self-service twenty-four hour business center. We also have a modern, fully-equipped fitness center, which includes aerobic equipment, Universal® weights, and free weights. During the late afternoon and cool summer evenings on select days, we offer complimentary barbecues for our guests, where we would love to meet you and learn more about what brought you to the City Different. For a full list of our amenities, click here.
Only three blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, there is no better place to stay in Santa Fe. Experience the warmth of our friendly, helpful staff...experience hospitality from a simpler time...experience the Old Santa Fe Inn.
100 rooms,full service,restaurant and lounge. In room coffee, hair dryers, cable TV, heated pool. Limo service, truck and bus parking and special group rates, Ski discounts, hot breakfast. Amenities: Cocktail Lounge, Pets, Pool, Restaurant.
Here at Holiday Inn Express you will find, great service, clean rooms and a great price, fully renovated on March 2005, all room with refrigerators and microwaves, complimentary hot breakfast, wireless high speed internet. Stay Smart, stay at Holiday Inn Express Santa Fe
The Inn at Santa Fe is a AAA 3 Diamond full-service boutique hotel with 98 stylishly appointed guestrooms which feature mounted 32" LCD flat screen television, luxurious pillow-top bed(s), desk and ergonomic chair, free high speed Internet Access, and a microwave/refrigerator with freezer.
Enjoy your complimentary full American breakfast and the nightly Happy Hour from 5pm-7pm with 1/2 price appetizers and the best prices on beer and wine in Santa Fe. The on-site restaurant El Café prides itself on its welcoming ambiance and excellent cuisine. El Café overlooks our all-year heated pool, hot-tub, fire-pit and 12 person sauna and is conveniently located near the lobby and the 24-hour business center.
Location, value and comfort -- the Inn At Santa Fe provides ideal accommodations whether it is for a weekend or romantic getaway, a family vacation or a business trip requiring flexible meeting space. For added convenience there are food vending machines in our guest laundry room. Complimentary DVD players and a movie library as well as 24-hour fitness facilities. The hotel is pet friendly (fee applies) and offers ample complimentary parking which easily accommodates large vehicles on-site.
Amenities: Fitness, Hot Tub or Sauna, Meeting Facilities, Pets, Pool, Restaurant.
Visiting Santa Fe > Accommodations > Vacation Rentals
Modern 2 bedroom getaway just 5 blocks from the Plaza. This recently remodeled gem combines Santa Fe tradition - adobe architecture and diamond plaster walls with designer furniture and decorated with modern art. This cozy retreat is available all year round for short term rental. Includes: Kiva Fireplace, Gourmet Kitchen linked to an Outside Patio with BBQ Gas Grill, Cal-King Bed, Deep-Soaking Bathtub, Wireless high-speed Internet, flat screen TV, CD, DVD, and book library. Rental is located in a serene, private and peaceful compound in the heart of the city. Come Enjoy!
Secluded 'Santa Fe Modern' Casita minutes from the Plaza in the heart of Santa Fe's historic East Side. This newly renovated guesthouse is nestled among pinon and juniper offering the unique experience of a relaxing get-away while just minutes from fine dining, museums, galleries, shopping, hiking trails and all of Santa Fe's major attractions.
Combining sophisticated design with simplicity and comfort, this beautiful studio is perfect for singles and couples. Private Courtyard, radiant heat, off street parking, wi-fi and high thread count linens are just some of the amenities included in this elegant studio. Available for short and long term stays. GLBT-friendly.
Vacation rental - Delightful, quiet casita is located in Santa Fe's desirable East Side, on a quiet lane only half a block from Canyon Road. Two master suites with queen beds in each, two full baths, living room with viga ceiling and kiva fireplace, full kitchen, dishwasher, outdoor patio. TV/DVD/VCR in each bedroom, telephone, stereo, radio, wireless/wired high-speed internet access, two off-street parking spaces, washer/dryer. This duplex ground level unit is largely wheelchair accessible (call for details).
2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath condo
Affordable luxury under the big sky! Enjoy ample free parking and the easy access of this initmate condominium community. Your casita is fully equipped with a gourmet kitchen along with plush bedding and bath. Experience roomy southwestern ambience with the traditional adobe style and rich decor of the living areas, comfortable sleeping for up to six adults (two queen beds and a full sleeper sofa), and private outdor patio and yard.
Visiting Santa Fe > Art > Community Gallery
Mailing address (for artist portfolio submissions)-
PO Box 909
Santa Fe, NM 87504-0909
Visiting Santa Fe > Dine > Southwestern
"Eat. Drink. Connect." The Bistro is a fast-casual concept, its eclectic menu includes grab-and-go in addition to sit-down breakfast items, soups, deli sandwiches and burgers, ribs, entrees and pizzas, several salads and a handful of snacks and pastries. The menu also includes cocktails, wine, beer, and Starbucks coffee.
The Bistro sports a lounge-like atmosphere, with chic couches and colorful throw pillows, curving countertops, communal tables with bright-colored chairs, wooden floors, oversized rugs, modern lamp lighting, and big-screen TVs.
During the year, the Chefs will prepare seasonal promotions available for a limited time in addition to the existing menu. So please join us for breakfast, dinner or happy hour!
Visiting Santa Fe > Shopping > Food
Taste the rich culinary history of the "City Different" at the internationally-acclaimed Santa Fe School of Cooking, the authority on Southwestern cuisine. Specializing in the regional foods and techniques of the Southwest, Santa Fe's original recreational culinary school offers a variety of authentic experiences in traditional and contemporary southwestern cuisine. Demonstration and hands-on cooking classes taught by Santa Fe's finest chefs, entertaining restaurant walking tours, and custom private events introduce you to the best of Santa Fe's renowned food scene. The Market Store is a food-lover's paradise, with spices, sauces, cookbooks, cookware and tableware that let you take home the flavors of New Mexico. Featured in "1000 Places To See Before You Die," the School has also been listed in OK! Magazine as 1 of the 3 must-do's in Santa Fe and is recommended by Trip Advisor as one of the Top Things To Do while visiting Santa Fe. The School and Market Store are now located in a expansive new facility on the corner of Guadalupe and Johnson Street. Visit our website for more information on any of our signature classes and activities or to order any of our extensive collection of southwestern ingredients, signature products, and gift baskets.
Uniquely designed for local hospitality for
Bienvenidos gift giving, Simply Classic has been creating baskets for over 20 years. Featuring local specialties from Santa Fe's best bakers, chocolatiers, wine makers and artisans. The best selection available in fresh flowers to accompany our one of a kind gourmet gift baskets to delight all guests visiting our City Different. Local delivery 24 hour notice and nationwide shipping. Other gift specialties include screenable chocolates,our signature dark chocolate Bienvenidos chile pepper is a favorite for special events. Other
gifts include our Get Green Gift Bags filled with organic foods and green teas, Fresh Fruits, Nuts and Cheeses.....
Visiting Santa Fe > Shopping > Specialty Shops
Online travel wear and travel accessories store. Fashionable and functional travel clothing, fine shawls and scarves, carry-on bags and totes, travel wallets, passport covers, luggage tags, electronics accessories and more.
Visiting Santa Fe > Things to Do > Golf Courses
Located just eight miles west of the downtown Plaza, is New Mexico's only municipal golf course, Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe.
The course, built in 1998, is a fusion of desert and links design elements, and is sited to maximize the panoramic views of the four surrounding mountain ranges including the Sangre de Cristos of the Sourthern Rockies, the Jemez, Ortiz and Sandia mountains. Designed by Baxter Spann, this championship course has five sets of tees that make the course challenging yet playable for all skill levels, perfect for beginners, but also a test from the back tees for experts.
The par 3 executive course, called "The Great 28" was named one of Travel & Leisure Golf's "Top Three Big Little Courses in the United States."
The course is bisected by two high-desert ridges, adding variety to your shots. Fairways are framed by native juniper and pinon trees, and native grasses separate the fairways. The sides of the fairways are bowled to allow errant shots to more easily find the short grass.
Visiting Santa Fe > Things to Do > Outdoor Activities
Exciting scenic air/land adventures explore New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. Witness Santa Fe and environs by air. Discover the hidden treasures of the Land of Enchantment. Or, venture to the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly, Mesa Verde, Arches/Canyonlands, Carlsbad Caverns, Oak Creek Canyon, Navajo/Hopi/Apache/Pueblo Indian Reservations, Painted Desert, and Backcountry Anasazi Cliff Dwellings. Experience unforgettable dramatic flightseeing. Behold the majesty of enchanted mountains, mesas, deserts, and canyons. Enjoy geology, archaeology, and history. Bushflying - Jeeping - Photography. Tour itineraries include local thirty-minute, one-hour, and two-hour skyventures; half-day extended air/land expeditions; and full-day, all encompassing, regional air safaris with ground exploration. FAA Approved. Premier air tours since 1974. Tours depart from and return to Santa Fe. MasterCard, Visa, and American Express accepted. Call today or visit our website for complete details on the ultimate vacation value! Read about us on Trip Advisor and in Frommers Guidebooks. See our ad in the New Mexico Vacation Guide.
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, April Santa Fe Accolades
Media > Awards & Articles
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, October Santa Fe Ranked a Top Travel Desintaion - Conde Nast
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, July Santa Fe Rated a Top Destination by Travel and Leisure
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014 July Best Small City in America
Visiting Santa Fe > GLBTQ Travel
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, December Santa Fe voted Best Shopping City in the US
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, March Family Travel
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, March Santa Fe Outdoors
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, January What's New Winter
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, October, Conde Nast Readers Choice 2014
Visiting Santa Fe > About Santa Fe > History
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, April Touring Santa Fe
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014 November, Santa Fe Properties Providing Refreshed Product for Meeting Planners
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, April Santa Fe Voted #1 for Best Girls' Trip
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014 November, Four Centuries of Multicultural Traditions
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, May Family Friendly Santa Fe
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, June What's New Summer
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014 August, Santa Fe Receives Trail Award from IMBA
Visiting Santa Fe > Plan Your Visit
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014, August Fall Packages
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, October What's New for Fall in Santa Fe
Media > Press Room > Current Releases > 2014 October, Santa Fe's Booming Brew Scene Features Two New Award Winners
Media > Press Room > Previous Press Releases > 2013, August Places to Pop the Question in Santa Fe