The Best Margaritas in the World are in Santa Fe, NM: Here’s Proof

What other cocktail delicately balances four of the five human tastes, comes in flavors ranging from chocolate to raspberry to jalapeño, pairs with literally every single type of food on the planet, and has its own goddess? Only the margarita. Tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice, shaken for 15-20 seconds. Slide in a lime wheel and voilà. Perfection.

Lucky for me, I come from the state with the best margaritas anywhere — hands down — and they’re all on Santa Fe’s Margarita Trail (making it almost dangerously easy to find them). In fact, the city’s known as the margarita capital of the world. Or should be. Will be. Here’s proof.

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6 Santa Fe Happy Hours to Discover

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6 Santa Fe Happy Hours to Discover

Who doesn’t love a Happy Hour?  A dedicated time to score incredible values on food and drinks and the opportunity to sit among a boisterous mix of visitors and locals is always a treat. We went out recently to some of Santa Fe’s best happy hours at a few of the city’s well-known locales. Some were new and some, truth be told, are our long time local favorite haunts. Some of the Santa Fe happy hour bonuses come with bargain prices and smaller crowds but some of best reasons are live music with no cover charge, networking opportunities and social bonding with new and old friends.

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Six In The City: 6 Tips For Your Santa Fe Girlfriend Getaway

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Tired of the same Las Vegas girlfriend getaway? Skip it this year and let The City Different offer you an alternative experience this time around. Spontaneous fun and adventure, gourmet cuisine, spas and galleries await you and your girl posse. So grab your mom, your sister, and your BFF and check out these girlfriend Santa Fe getaway hot tips…

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Five Ways To Kick Off Your New Year In Santa Fe

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Locals will tell you that Santa Fe is a wonderful place to visit year-round, but during the winter months there’s always something extraordinary in the air. January is no exception and a great reason to discover and start off your new year in Santa Fe! See why Travel + Leisure named Santa Fe one of America's Best Cities for Winter Travel.

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Time To Take An Autumn Three Day Weekend

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Sshhh! Here’s a little secret: one of the best times to visit Santa Fe is in the fall between September and November. If you don’t have the chance to visit during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, there’s another three day weekend coming up in October—Columbus Day. This year, there’s even more reason to appreciate this national holiday. Our Mayor Javier Gonzales is making great strides to celebrate New Mexico’s indigenous people by also declaring this day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Come and experience the different sights and flavors this fall during this long weekend. What better way to enjoy it than by spending it in Santa Fe?

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Ready For A Fun Filled Santa Fe Fourth Of July Weekend?

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There’s no shortage of things to see, do and eat in Santa Fe. We are known as the City Different and within one visit, you will know why. Santa Fe embodies a rich history, melding Hispanic, Anglo and Native American cultures whose influences are apparent in everything from the architecture, the food, and the art.

You could spend days here visiting museums and soaking up the scenery. If you’ve heard and read about our picturesque city and are ready to visit, consider a Fourth of July weekend getaway in Santa Fe! Come and enjoy some of our 320 days of sunshine a year this Independence Day weekend.

We’ve put together a fun-filled weekend itinerary to get you started!

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