In a city famous for spirited creativity, it's only natural to find an amazing range of creative tours. Knowledgeable, fun and friendly guides can enhance your experience of Santa Fe and its surroundings.
Take a guided walking tour and discover Santa Fe's compelling history, treasured art and architecture and even some spine-tingling ghost stories. If you'd rather ride, take a tram for a driving tour that covers similar ground. Or climb aboard the Santa Fe Southern and travel in vintage railroad cars to the historic depot in Lamy southeast of town.
4 X 4 By Fun, a division of Santa Fe Walkabouts, offers FUN excursions in our yellow Pinzgauer from the Plaza to destinations beyond Santa Fe. Our 90 minute tours take you beyond the Plaza to enjoy views of New Mexico's beautiful mountains and stunning landscapes. We offer daily departures from San Francisco Street at 11:30AM, 1:30PM and 3:30PM.
Experience unique, accurate, entertaining, informative tours with local historian/long-time tour guide. Regularly scheduled tours or by arrangement. Out-of-town tours too. List of in-town tours follows.
Bread and Chocolate: An Artisanal Epicurean Delight! Come on a unique tasting experience where you will enjoy sampling fresh breads and crêpes as well as cacao drinks and sumptuous chocolates from the kitchens of their creators. Get acquainted with the newly opened Railyard and the Don Gaspar Historic Neighborhood. ＄65/pp. Min. ＄140. Fridays 10AM.
The Jewish Legacy in NM: A History Different
Come on the original Santa Fe tour with a unique cultural perspective! Explore New Mexico history a little more in depth with a local historian and find out how Jews were both Hispanos and Anglos. Find out about the twenty-first-century Jewish community. ＄25/pp. Min. ＄60
Thursdays 10 AM
Bars and Brothels in Santa Fe: A Red Light Tour
Try this adult alternative to ghost tours and explore some of the city's more famous watering holes and hangouts, past and present, in the downtown and Guadalupe area. End the tour at one of these "colorful" places! ＄25/pp Min. ＄60 Weds, Sats 7:30 PM winter; 8:30 PM summer
Artists, Writers and Acequias: Canyon Rd./Eastside
Would you like to find your way in one of the older and more scenic neighborhoods with a local historian? Learn about the artists and writers who made Santa Fe one of the largest art markets in the US. See the mother ditch and find out about unique community events. ＄25/pp. Min ＄60; Mondays 10 AM
Ghost Tour: The Dark Side of Santa Fe
Come with the Travel Channel ghost tour guide and hear about the ever-present personalities behind the walls of both public and private buildings in Santa Fe including the two haunted houses she lived in. No gimmicks! Just good
stories! ＄20/＄10. Sundays, Thursdays, 5:30 or 7:30 PM. Min. ＄45
Garden Tour: Past and Present
Explore Santa Fe gardens with local gardener and historian. See what it takes to make these cool, quiet spaces in galleries, public buildings and private places.
＄30/pp Min ＄65. Tuesdays, 9:30AM
Women in NM History: A Different Downtown Tour
Santa Fe will never look the same to you again after this downtown tour! Learn about some of the prominent and notorious women who made this town home and where they lived, loved and worked. ＄22/pp Thursday. 1:30 PM. Min. ＄56
If the name doesn't draw you in, the tours will!
Abiquiú, US Highway 84/285, 18 miles northwest of Española
WHEN: October 10 - 12, 2015
More than 70 artists welcome visitors to their studios in this annual tour. You'll see paintings, weavings, furniture, traditional Spanish Colonial art and much more as you explore the gorgeous place where Georgia O'Keeffe once lived and worked.
TOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Monday - Friday 10:00 am or 1:30 pm.
＄25 p/person, includes tax. Closed weekends.
Please call or e-mail for a map or directions
The Allan Houser Sculpture Gardens offer you the opportunity to experience the monumental works of American Master, Allan Houser, in the place where most of his works were inspired and created.
Originally designed as a family compound, the Gardens are where Allan worked daily for the last twelve years of his life. Tours available of Allan's newly opened Studio House, Sculpture Gardens, Visitors Center, Gallery & Gift Shop set amidst 12 lush acres of sage, chamisa, juniper pines, the Ortiz Mountains, and our beautiful New Mexico skies!
You may never have the opportunity to see this many Houser sculptures, paintings, and drawings, in one place, so come out and visit us sometime! It is truly a memorable experience. Tours are two hours long.
Located off the historic Turquoise Trail (Hwy 14) off I-40 or I-25.
Do you remember a time when the skies were darker, the stars brighter and the wonder and awe of the night sky was enough to captivate the imagination? Astronomy Adventures does.
No visit to Santa Fe should be considered complete without an evening under our enchanting and star-studded night sky.
I invite you to join me for an experience that goes far beyond the ordinary. Here in New Mexico we still have skies that are clear and dark enough to explore the many fascinating jewels of the night. Spend an evening getting acquainted with some of nature's most distant and beautiful creations.
Come along and get re-connected to your sense of curiosity and wonder. Tours are available for groups of up to 200 people. Equipment provided.
Call today for more information or to make reservations.
Old West style or formal, your place or ours, our horses, carriages and wagons will make your special day memorable for years to come.
We are the first and only carriage company permitted by the city of Santa Fe to offer Horse Drawn carriage and wagon services within the Santa fe plaza and Canyon Road areas. Having been in operation since 1992, we have provided elegant wagons and carriages for many different styles of weddings, parades, aniversaries and other events.
We offer several vehicles and teams to accomodate your every wish, from transporting the bride and groom, to the entire wedding party. We will make your wedding or special day unforgettable.
Visit the Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden and Studio to experience the work and studio of sculptor Kevin Box in a beautiful setting along Highway 14, just north of Cerrillos. Walk Garden trails to see monumental pieces by Box and others. Open by appointment and by chance.