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2014 July Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown

July 9, 2014: The Second Annual Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown is officially on. It’s all about finding the best green chile cheeseburger in Santa Fe and it’s up to the public to decide which seven restaurants will be in the final Smackdown., Voting for the city’s best green chile cheeseburger will be open at santafe.org/funfoodevent from July 15 through Aug. 15. Continue...

2014, June ART Santa Fe 14th Year

June 6, 2014: As ART Santa Fe celebrates fourteen successful years this summer, galleries from around the world will offer an outstanding overview of modern and contemporary art during the weekend of July 10-13, 2014. ART Santa Fe has received great response from gallerists and collectors for this year’s fair and expects continuing strong sales and foot traffic. Continue...

2014, June Music Everywhere in Santa Fe

June 23, 2014: Santa Fe’s music scene could not be more diverse, especially in the summer when all of the city’s stages are filled with performers from around the world. The city is a crossroads of creativity and its musical heritage is as old as Santa Fe’s founding more than 400 years ago and as fresh as tomorrow. , Continue...

2014, June What's New Summer

June 12, 2014: There is no better, more exciting time in Santa Fe than the summer. And this season ushers in even more reasons then ever to make ‘The City Different’ a summer stop. From the expansion of the world-class Indian Market to ribbon cuttings at several brand new restaurants under the tutelage of star chefs, to the launch of several one-of-a-kind festivals and exhibitions. Continue...

2014, May Family Friendly Santa Fe

May 29, 2014: School may be out for summer, but the learning continues in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with a range of new, interactive and educational experiences catering to young travelers. Whether kids are stepping into the kitchen to learn how to cook, discovering the city’s local arts and culture, or learning the sciences via outdoor adventures, the whole family will stay entertained and engaged all season long. Continue...

2014, May Holiday Different in Santa Fe

May 14, 2014: Holidays in Santa Fe, New Mexico are an unexpected pleasure. Most visitors come when the temperatures are warm and the schedule is packed with major art markets, culinary events, and performances. The holidays have every bit as much sophistication, variety, and artistry, but at a more gentle pace. It’s at this time that the city’s Old World traditions shine most brightly, Continue...

2014, May Summer Savor Summer in Santa Fe

It’s officially summertime in Santa Fe, and we’re celebrating our food and wine culture this season with “Recipe for Adventure”—a citywide culinary extravaganza. Come discover regional flavors that are always fresh and innovative. Away from the table, our legendary summers are full of outdoor activities, cool mountain breezes, and a creative energy that invigorates the city with food, art, and culture., Continue...

2014, May New Santa Fe CVB Executive Director

May 5, 2014: Randy Randall, longtime professional in the tourism industry took over as the Executive Director of the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor’s Bureau on Monday, April 21, 2014. The Executive Director of the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor’s Bureau overseas the sales and marketing of Santa Fe, operation of the Santa Fe Community Convention Center and the Arts Commission., Continue...

2014, April Santa Fe Voted #1 for Best Girls' Trip

April 9, 2014: The USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award contest voted Santa Fe as the #1 city for Best Girls’ Trip destination out of a list of 20 nominees. The online voting, open to the public, lasted four weeks with results announced today, 4/9/14. Continue...

2014, April Spring What's New

, April 23, 2014: Spring is one of Santa Fe’s best seasons for travelers and it is in full swing with warm days, blooming gardens, and the promise of summer just ahead. Here are a few of the things that are changing along with the weather in this alluring city., EVENTS, The Outside Bike & Brew Festival is a new event celebrating Santa Fe’s vibrant, and growing, bike culture. Scheduled for May 15-18, Continue...

2014, April Touring Santa Fe

Travelers to Santa Fe are strapping on their walking shoes and hitting the streets to experience the cuisine, culture and charm of this southwestern city. Listed below is a sampling of Santa Fe’s dedicated walking tours highlighting the best of this pedestrian-friendly destination: , Chocolate Lover’s Odyssey, For visitors with a sweet tooth, Continue...

2014, March Outside Bike & Brew

March 27, 2014: Outside Magazine, New Mexico Brewers Guild, Cycle Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau have combined resources to build a new form of outdoor festival aimed at the active lifestyle tourist who is seeking the balance between adventure and sophistication, recreation and relaxation, living healthy and living happy. Outside Bike & Brew Festival, scheduled for May 16-18, 2014, Continue...

2014, March Santa Fe Art Trifecta

SANTA FE, N.M. March 4, 2014: The world’s art lovers will be the big winners at this summer’s Santa Fe Art Trifecta, a remarkable confluence of three internationally important art events in ten days, July 10-20, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The result will be one of the largest, most diverse, and most respected art events anywhere. , Now in its second year, Continue...

2014, March Santa Fe Outdoors

March 28, 2014: For all of its history and culture, art and cuisine, luxury and extensive shopping, at its heart Santa Fe is a town for outdoor exploration, recreation and escape. The city is the gateway to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southernmost range of the Rocky Mountains. Continue...

2014, March Santa Fe Weddings

March 12, 2014: With its romantic charm and recent approval of same-sex marriage licenses, Santa Fe continues to be a top city of choice for destination weddings. Now more than ever, couples from around the world are flocking to this artistic city for a wedding with a southwestern twist. Below is a sampling of the destination’s authentic wedding offerings and specialty venues: , Eldorado Hotel & Spa , Continue...

2014 February, Tune In to Santa Fe

Santa Fe is many things; the second oldest city in the U.S., an internationally recognized center for the arts, a food lover's town, a place for Rocky Mountain adventure and a vibrant center for live music. Maybe that last is unexpected but with its highly creative population, numerous and eclectic venues and widespread support of the arts, Continue...

2014 February, Turquoise, Water Sky

Turquoise, Water, Sky opens at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture on April 13, 2014 and runs through March 2016. The exhibit showcases the museum’s large collection of southwestern jewelry and addresses all aspects of the stone., In the Southwest, Continue...

2014, February Local James Beard Nominees

January 19, 2014: The James Beard Foundation, the nation’s premier culinary organization, announced the semi-finalists for the 2014 James Beard Awards on Wednesday. Commonly called the Oscars of the food world, the awards showcase the best in the culinary community nationwide. , Continue...

2014, February Santa Fe's Overlooked Season

February 3,2014: Spring is Santa Fe’s undiscovered season; an ideal time to visit before the summer-rush, when it’s mud season in other places and when visitors have all of Santa Fe to themselves. Exploring the city’s expansive shopping with just the locals, no restaurant reservations needed, Continue...

2014, February Winter What's New

February 19, 2014: Just because it’s winter and the city is busy with skiing and boarding in the mountains and crackling fireplaces and sunny, crisp days in town doesn’t mean fresh things aren’t still happening. Here is what’s new for winter in Santa Fe. , CUISINE, Continue...

2014, February Sounds of Santa Fe

February 4, 2014: The Lensic Performing Arts Center & Frogville Records proudly present Sounds of Santa Fe, the first in a series of Lensic evenings celebrating the city's local music scene. On February 28, we’ll present local musicians who have recorded at the Santa Fe-based Frogville Records recording studio. The performance will feature Round Mountain, Boris McCutcheon and the Salt Licks, Anthony Leon, Continue...

2014, January Valentine's Day Savings

SANTA FE, N.M. January 22, 2014: Horseback rides, private outdoor pools and fireside dinners await in Santa Fe, New Mexico this Valentine’s Day as area hotels highlight a variety of romantic offerings. The following packages will have visitors falling in love, both with each other and with ‘The City Different’: , Continue...

2014, January At the Artist's Table

January 16, 2014: Share your love this Valentine’s Day and join The Partners in Education Foundation for the Santa Fe Public Schools, City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and Santa Fe School of Cooking for the second annual Valentine’s Day “At the Artist’s Table” event. Celebrate fine art, Continue...

2014, January Santa Fe Summer

SANTA FE, N.M. January 8, 2014: Food, festivals and fun will be in full force this summer in Santa Fe as the city comes alive with special events showcasing the city’s heritage, indigenous cuisine, distinctive art markets, acclaimed opera and more. The following is a sampling of Santa Fe’s 2014 summer happenings:, Santa Fe Bike & Brew, Continue...

2014, January Carlos Castaneda's Tensegrity Conference

January 21, 2014: “Finding Our Creative Spirit: Dreaming Awake” is a workshop being held in Santa Fe on March 1 & 2, 2014 based on the teachings for wellbeing and greater awareness of Yaqui seer, don Juan Matus. Continue...

2014, January DIY Santa Fe

January 14, 2014: In association with the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe Creative Tourism is proud to announce DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey, coming in March 2014 to historic Santa Fe, New Mexico, a member of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network. , DIY Santa Fe is a month-long celebration of the great arts tradition that provides this region with such unique character. Continue...

2014, January Santa Fe 2014 Art Markets

January 20, 2014: Santa Fe is one of America’s most important art cities recognized for its vibrant galleries, well-known resident artists and inspiring light and surroundings. There may be no U.S. city more defined historically, culturally or creatively by art than Santa Fe. , With more than 250 galleries, Santa Fe is ranked as the third largest art market in the country; this in a town of 82,000. Continue...

2013, December 12 Fe's of Christmas Shopping Search

December 9, 2013: Ristra the Reindeer is the key to winning all kinds of prizes this holiday season as he shops at a dozen different stores in Santa Fe. Ristra is an unmistakable, chile bedecked reindeer who will be popping up somewhere new in the city on each of the "12 Fe's of Christmas," beginning Wednesday December 11 through December 22. , Continue...

2013, December Free 2014 Travel Planner Available

December 18, 2013: Just in time for spring travel plans, the new 2014 Santa Fe Travel Planner, Create your Santa Fe Adventure, makes this beautiful, historic city more accessible and more fun than ever. The 64-page, magazine-style publication has just hit the stands and is free to anyone who is thinking of visiting Santa Fe. It is packed with colorful photographs that capture the charm of the city, Continue...

2013, December Santa Fe voted Best Shopping City in the US

December 4, 2013: Just in time for the Holiday shopping season—Santa Fe was voted the Best U.S. City for Shopping in an online poll sponsored by USA TODAY. Voting at 10Best.com, a division of USA TODAY Travel, ended at noon on Monday, December 2 and results were announced on the site Wednesday, December 4., Chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best, Continue...

2013, December Smart Meetings Platinum Award

December 2, 2013: The hard-working meeting and conference planners that read Smart Meetings magazine helped select the Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB) as a Smart Meetings 2013 Platinum Choice Award winner it was announced in the publication's December issue. In addition, the Eldorado Hotel & Spa was one of only two New Mexico properties to receive the prestigious 2013 recognition., Continue...

2013, December What's New Late Fall

SANTA FE, N.M. December 10, 2013: Winter snows have fallen in Santa Fe and have blanketed the nearby mountains, meaning the festive holiday season has officially begun and the city is bustling with energy. Here's a look at what's new in the City Different: , OUTDOOR ADVENTURE, * Ski Santa Fe opened its slopes for skiing and snowboarding on Thanksgiving Day, thanks to generous early season snow. Continue...

2013, November Art Exhibit's Only US Stop in Santa Fe

November 7, 2013: The New Mexico Museum of Art is the only American venue for the exhibition Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain that is literally rewriting the book on Spanish art. After the British Museum in London, the Prado in Madrid and the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia the exhibition opens December 14, 2013 in Santa Fe and runs through March 9, 2014., Continue...

2013, November DIY Santa Fe

November, 2013: Santa Fe Creative Tourism, a program of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, is proud to announce DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey, coming in March 2014 to historic Santa Fe, New Mexico. DIY Santa Fe is a month-long celebration of the great arts tradition that provides this region with its unique character. This showcase of the Santa Fe community's creative workshops and events, Continue...

2013, November Four Seasons Taste Truck in Santa Fe

SANTA FE — Fall 2013 — Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe will play host to the inaugural Four Seasons Food Truck — known as the FS Taste Truck — for one week this November, rounding out a more than 1,000-mile journey for the brand's first mobile food truck., Continue...

2013, November Santa Fe Rated a Top Mountain Bike Destination

November 22, 2013: Santa Fe is surrounded by public lands making it one of the country's best places for mountain biking. In addition to the 1.6 million acre Santa Fe National Forest that is covered in hiking and biking terrain, the 84,000 acre Caja Del Rio Plateau area that is crisscrossed with trails and the extensive open space throughout Santa Fe County, Continue...

2013, October Santa Fe Arts Festival

Santa Fe, N.M. October 2, 2013: One of the world's largest art hubs, Santa Fe, New Mexico is elevating the art experience through the Santa Fe Arts Festival, which features a series of interactive events that not only celebrate art, but are designed to educate and engage. Two of the festival's staple events are the Canyon Road Paint Out and Art Matters
Santa Fe, Continue...

2013, October Santa Fe Craft Beers Take Awards

Santa Fe, N.M. October 17, 2013 — Already recognized as one of America's Best Beer Towns by Travel + Leisure, Santa Fe, New Mexico continues to position itself at the top of the ranks. , Two Santa Fe breweries, Second Street Brewery and Blue Corn Brewery, were recognized at the 2013 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) as some of the best commercial breweries in the United States. Additionally, Continue...

2013, October Santa Fe Ranked a Top Travel Desintaion - Conde Nast

Santa Fe, N.M. October 15, 2013 — Santa Fe was recognized as the #2 top travel destination in the United States, with a score of 81.2 according to Condé Nast Traveler's 2013 annual Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, hotels and resorts in the world. , Continue...

2013, October What's New for Fall in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. October 23, 2013: Fall in Santa Fe brings the turning of the aspen trees to gold, a hint of chill in the evenings and lots of new reasons to see what's happening in town. Here's a quick look at some of the things that are new and upcoming in this romantic, historic city:, New owners, new flavors and new awards for Santa Fe Restaurants:, * The Atomic Grill, Continue...

2013, October, Xmas Holidays in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 9, 2013:The holidays in Santa Fe, New Mexico are an unexpected pleasure. Most visitors come when the temperatures are warm and the schedule is packed with major art markets, culinary events, and performances. The holidays have every bit as much sophistication, variety, and artistry but at a more gentle pace. This is the time when the city's Old World traditions shine most brightly, Continue...

2013, September Equality Marriage

September 5, 2013: With more than a dozen TAG approved hotels in a town that long ago integrated its gay citizens into every facet of city life, Santa Fe has long welcomed gay visitors. Continue...

2013, September Guy's Getaway

September 11, 2013: This fall, Santa Fe is playing host to a series of events ideal for a 'mancation' itinerary. Ranging from car shows and balloon fiestas to food festivals and dynamic outdoor adventures, the City Different is keeping buddies well fed and well entertained. A sampling of events coming up in the City Different this fall are detailed below:, Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta — September 25-29, Continue...

2013, August Green Chile Cheeseburger Lucky #7

The voting was very close, the burgers were amazing but it finally came down to one choice for the Lucky #7 finalist who will join the original six restaurants in Santa Fe's first Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown. After working his way through 12 burgers over two days, KOB-FM's Morning Mayhem show host Carlos Duran, the designated judge, chose the three-patty, "Skinny Green Chile Cheeseburger" at Dr. Continue...

2013, August Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown Finalists

August 1, 2013: In one month, more than FIFTY THOUSAND votes were cast at santafe.org in The Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown. The contest is sponsored by the Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with the Santa Fe Farmer's Market and the Santa Fe Restaurant Association., Of the eighteen restaurants competing, the six finalists as determined by an online vote are:, Continue...

2013, August Labor Day Savings

Santa Fe, N.M. August 20, 2013: It may be the last minute, but it's not too late to plan a getaway to Santa Fe for the long Labor Day weekend. The weather is perfect—warm sunny days and cool evenings—and there's plenty going on in town, including the Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, Fiesta de los Niños: A Children's Celebration at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Continue...

2013, August Places to Pop the Question in Santa Fe

August 5, 2013: With its romantic southwestern charm, relaxed atmosphere and scenic natural environment, Santa Fe is an ideal getaway for suitors ready to take their relationship to the next level, get down on one knee and propose. In conjunction with August's National Romance Month, outlined below are hot spot suggestions around the city to pop the big question, catering to every type of personality., Continue...

2013, August Santa Fe Creative Tourism

August 15, 2013: Santa Fe, New Mexico continues to reinforce its designation as a UNESCO Creative City with a collection of interactive experiences designed to stimulate and educate visitors. The Santa Fe Creative Tourism program is now offering more than 300 hands-on local artisan led workshops, ranging from paper making, glass blowing and weaving to flamenco, photography and jewelry. Continue...

2013, August VIVA Santa Fe

August 7, 2013: Shouts of "Viva la Fiesta" have been heard in Santa Fe's streets for the last 301 years. Fiesta de Santa Fe, August 31 through September 8, 2013 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the oldest, most colorful community celebration in the nation. Along with this time-honored festival are the original burning man celebration—Zozobra—and a new event that is certain to last, Continue...

2013, August What's New in Santa Fe-Late Summer

SANTA FE, N.M. August 12, 2013: The city of Santa Fe is buzzing with action this summer and that means visitors have new things to taste, see, experience and explore. Below are a few of the latest happenings in the City Different:, Food and Spirits, Santa Fe is already a chocolate lovers' paradise with so many artisanal boutiques that there's a chocolate trail, but now comes C.G. Higgins, Continue...

2013, July At the Artist's Table

July 2, 2013: Two remarkable artists will join forces on August 13, 2013 for a memorable evening of cuisine and art benefiting education and the arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Emmi Whitehorse is a contemporary Native American painter who draws her inspiration from nature. Her luminous abstract landscapes have a meditative quality and suggest air, space, water, and light. Continue...

2013, July Santa Fe Holidays 2013

July 17, 2013: Late fall and the December holidays bring together Santa Fe's historic adobe surroundings with priceless traditions from Spanish, Native American, and Old West heritage to give the city a look and feel unlike anywhere in the U.S. Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season when the nearby mountains are covered in snow, the sky is vivid blue, Continue...

2013, July Santa Fe Rated a Top Destination by Travel and Leisure

July 2, 2013: Each year for the last 18 years Travel + Leisure magazine (T+L) has polled its readers for the cities, hotels, islands, spas, cruises and service providers that represent the very best in travel for the magazine's annual World's Best Awards. For 2013, Santa Fe is included for the twelfth consecutive time as a top 10 favorite for United States and Canadian travel destinations. , Continue...

2013, July Santa Fe Treasures - Consignment Shopping Santa Fe

July 15, 2013: Santa Fe is known world wide for its sophisticated, eclectic shopping and for attracting collectors of everything from high-end art to custom cowboy boots. But what happens when the collection gets a little too large? Well—Santa Fe has an answer... its vast variety of consignment stores. What makes Santa Fe consignment stores special is Santa Feans—not just those who live here, Continue...

2013, July Summer Savings

SANTA FE, N.M. July 24, 2013: Savings are always in season and this summer is hot with specials and packages in Santa Fe. Below are some samples of the incredible savings available: , The Taste of Santa Fe, Inn on the Alameda, 303 East Alameda Santa Fe, NM 87501, 888-335-3413, 505-984-2121, Continue...

2013, June LGBT Santa Fe

June 11, 2013: An all-welcoming destination known for its rich heritage, renowned cuisine and esteemed arts and culture, Santa Fe has long shared an open-minded spirit to visitors of all lifestyles. In April, the Santa Fe City Council gained international attention when it passed a resolution recognizing gay marriage as legal in New Mexico. Already a leader in gay rights, Continue...

2013, June Santa Fe Studio Tour

June 12, 2013: The 2013 Santa Fe Studio Tour offers visitors a dynamic yet intimate experience this summer with a free, self-guided tour that travels throughout Santa Fe and features 37 open studios with work from over 59 Santa Fe artists. Studios open Friday evening, June 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 29 from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, June 30 from noon through 5:00 p.m. , Continue...

2013, May Art Trifecta

May 20, 2013 Santa Fe, New Mexico: Three stellar art events will come together in Santa Fe, New Mexico July 10 through 15, creating the biggest, brightest, and most diverse array of art on the planet this summer. The Santa Fe Art Trifecta is an extraordinary alliance of three successful art organizations, the International Folk Art Market, ART Santa Fe, and SITE Santa Fe, Continue...

2013, May Santa Fe Tour Guides

May 30, 2013, Santa Fe, New Mexico: It helps to have some professional advice to get the most out of Santa Fe's long history, rich cultural diversity and sprawling mountain playground. Continue...

2013, May What's New Spring

May 1, 2013: Spring breezes bring change to Santa Fe. Snow in the nearby mountains is melting, providing runoff to streams that will soon be teeming with trout and making ideal conditions for white water rafting. The lilac bushes that dot the city will bloom, filling the air with their sweet perfume and announcing that summer is just around the corner. Continue...

2013, May Santa Fe Best Air Quality

May 15, 2013: According to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2013" report, the Santa Fe-Española Metropolitan Statistical Area has the second cleanest air in the country; tied with St. George, Utah and behind Cheyenne, Wyoming. , This isn't the first time that Santa Fe has seen high ratings. The association rated the city as having the cleanest air in its 2012 State of the Air report, Continue...

2013, April Santa Fe Accolades

The city of Santa Fe comes up in polls and surveys and rankings of all kinds every year. We are always gratified and, at the risk of tooting our own horn too loudly, have rounded up some of these accolades from the last several years. , 2013, Where to Retire magazine named Santa Fe one of its Top Cities to Retire To in April. , Continue...

2013, April Passport to the Arts

The Canyon Road Merchants Association is pleased to announce the schedule for Passport to the Arts 2013 - an annual public art event on historic Canyon Road. Artists and art lovers from around the country will converge on Santa Fe for this three-day weekend art event. Openings, exhibitions, silent auctions, Continue...

2013, April Girlfriend Art Getaway

Santa Fe is a city of art, no matter where you look, making for a getaway that's as entertaining as it is fun. , Every Friday evening throughout the year there is a gallery crawl up Canyon Road, in downtown and in the Santa Fe Railyard. Galleries across the city hold artist's receptions, Continue...

2013, April Discover Your Zen in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, N.M. April 17, 2013: For centuries, Santa Fe has been known as a uniquely tranquil and inspiring place. Whether it's the clear blue skies, the soft golden light that washes the landscape, the gorgeous mountain views, or the rich cultural history, people have long loved Santa Fe for the sense of renewal and well-being it brings them. Continue...

2013, April Direct Air Phoenix to Santa Fe

Great Lakes Airlines will begin daily direct, non-stop air service between the Santa Fe Municipal Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor airport starting May 1, 2013. , The Monday through Saturday flights leave Santa Fe at 9:53 AM while the Sunday flight is scheduled to depart for Phoenix at 11:08 AM. The Santa Fe airport is 15 minutes from the heart of the city making travel fast and convenient. Continue...

2013, March Summer in Santa Fe

Summer in Santa Fe simply explodes with things to do and the world comes to celebrate this most festive season of the year. It is when the city's reputation as a center of art is at its peak—with one-of-a-kind art markets, an unrivaled opera season, music, new museum exhibitions, and a myriad of special events. Continue...

2013, March Gay Travel Santa Fe

Gay life in Santa Fe isn't about being in a certain neighborhood or a particular part of town. The city's extensive gay and lesbian population is in every part of the city, throughout every business district, and fully integrated into Santa Fe life. There is no one place in which to find a gay-friendly club or restaurant or shop. Rather, gay and lesbian travelers are welcomed to Santa Fe as a whole. Continue...

2013, March Family Travel

Santa Fe offers the traveling family a different sort of vacation this summer as the destination encourages visitors to ditch shopping malls and rollercoasters and instead explore centuries old Anasazi villages to explore and get their thrills from biking, river rafting and hiking. Here are some suggested Santa Fe attractions for families:, Continue...

2013, March Cowboys Real & Imagined

Yipee-yi-yoǃ It will be a rompin' stompin' summer in Santa Fe as the city celebrates one of the most beloved aspects of its past in a multi-faceted exhibit, Cowboys Real and Imagined, at the New Mexico History Museum. Ranch life, cowboys, and cowgirls are deeply woven through both New Mexico's past and its present. Steps away from the museum, for example, is the famed Santa Fe Plaza, the end of the Santa Fe Trail, Continue...

2013 February - Santa Fe's Art Scene

Santa Fe is one of the most distinctive cultural destinations in America. Featuring over 200 world-class art galleries, more than a dozen museums presenting acclaimed exhibitions throughout the year, a dynamic performing art , itinerary and innovative, award-winning cuisine—all located at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains beneath the brilliant blue skies of New Mexico., Continue...

2013 February - Spring Break is Busy

March means spring break, a chance to get away with the family, enjoy welcoming sunshine, escape the winter doldrums, and above all, have fun. Santa Fe offers the best of both worlds for spring break—it's snowy enough high in the mountains for some of the best skiing and boarding of the season but warm enough for golf, shopping, or strolling in town. The grandparents, Continue...

2013 February - Summer Art Markets

Santa Fe is one of America's most important art cities recognized for its vibrant galleries, well-known resident artists and inspiring light and surroundings. There may be no U.S. city more defined historically, culturally or creatively by art than Santa Fe. , With more than 250 galleries, Santa Fe is ranked as the third largest art market in the country; this in a town of 68,000. Continue...

2013, February Girls Getaway Packages

Mothers and daughters, sisters and girlfriends looking for the perfect girl's getaway should look no further than Santa Fe. Perfect for Mother's Day gifts or any time an escape is needed, The City Different is known as one of America's most culturally rich and diverse destinations with a thriving arts and culture scene. Continue...

2013, February President's Day Getaway

There's still plenty of time to make plans and many hotels have special package deals this time of year. Here are some ideas to make the long weekend memorable. Look for details, make reservations, and check for updates at www.santafe.org. , Where to Stay?, Continue...

2013, January - ArtFeast

One way to make a winter vacation special in Santa Fe is to include the dates February 22 through 24 in trip planning. That's the weekend of Santa Fe's annual ARTFeast and its many popular events. Santa Fe is known as an artists' town, and it's never more apparent than during this weekend, which benefits art programs in the public schools. , The biggest event of ARTFeast, The Edible Art Tour, Continue...

2013, January At the Artist Table

Love Begets Loveǃ , "At the Artist Table" Celebrates Passion, Fine Art and Delectable Cuisine—All to benefit education and the arts in Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 15, 2013—Looking for a truly memorable way to celebrate Valentine's Day? "At the Artist Table" presents an intimate evening of fine art and cuisine on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2013 from 6 to 9 PM. Continue...

2013, January DIY Santa Fe

January 15, 2013: Santa Fe is helping everyone find their inner artist this spring by experiencing, first hand, what makes Santa Fe, New Mexico a nationally recognized center of creativity. Abundant visual arts fill the city with galleries, outdoor art and museums while Santa Fe's adobe architecture, unique multi-cultural traditions and stunning scenery can't help but inspire. Continue...

2013, January Free Travel Planner

January 8, 2013: It's easier and more fun than ever to plan a getaway to Santa Fe, New Mexico, just by using the newly revitalized Santa Fe travel planner. The new 64-page publication has the look of a glossy magazine with lots of inspiring color photos that capture all the diversity and unique qualities of the city that are so loved by travelers. Continue...

2013, January MLK Getaway

January 3, 2013: Martin Luther King Day provides the perfect three-day winter weekend to escape the doldrums, get away, have some fun and relax. Santa Fe is easy to get to and is every bit as beautiful, active and vibrant in winter as it is in summer. That's why visitors rate it as a top destination every year in publications like Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure., The first winter holiday, honoring Dr. Continue...

2013, January Pet Friendly Santa Fe

For those who think traveling with pets is "ruff," Santa Fe offers special pampering packages and amenities that allow animals to be VIPs while making the city one of America's most pet-friendly destinations. Hotels around Santa Fe offer pet-travelers accommodation packages, special amenities and treats year-round., Santa Fe's numerous pet bakeries, dog parks and city tours, Continue...

2013, January Santa Fe Weddings

Santa Fe Weddings, Santa Fe has everything a couple could need to create the wedding of their dreams. Local and highly experienced wedding planners, photographers, florists, cake decorators, officiates, musicians, and caterers are available to fulfill the most elaborate or simple of ceremonies., No matter who you wish to join you on your special day, Continue...

2013, January What's New Winter

Santa Fe pulses with creativity, always changing and always full of surprises. It's winter now and there is plenty of snow, skiing and snowboarding in our mountains. Combined with sunny days that make visitors and residents alike want to be out and about, experiencing the city's excitement and energy. Here are the very newest things going on in the city:, Discover Your Inner Artist, DIY: A Creative Journey. Continue...

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