800-379-2564
505-982-2550

Art Galleries

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Santa Fe Art Galleries – Santa Fe is one of the richest art destinations in the country.  There are more than 250 galleries featuring all types of art including traditional, western, contemporary, Native American, Spanish colonial, and folk.  Our inns are close to the downtown, Canyon road and the new Railyard galleries.  Here are some of our favorites:

 

Traditional Art

Meyer Gallery
www.meyergalleries.com
505-983-1434
225 Canyon Road
Gerald Peters
www.gpgallery.com
505-954-5700
1011 Paseo de Peralta
Nedra Matteucci
www.nedramatteuccifineart.com
505-983-2731
1075 Paseo de Peralta
Canyon Road Fine Art
www.canyonroadfineart.com
505-988-9511
621 Canyon Road
McLarry Gallery
www.mclarryfineart.com
877-983-2123
225 Canyon Road
Manitou Galleries
www.manitougalleries.com
800-283-0440
123 West Palace
Joe Wade Fine Arts
www.joewadefineart.com
505-988-2727
102 East Water

 

Sculpture

Shidoni
www.shidoni.com
505-988-8001
1508 Bishops Lodge Road
Nedra Matteucci
www.matteucci.com
505-982-4631
1075 Paseo de Peralta
Meyer Gallery
www.meyergalleries.com
505-983-1434
225 Canyon Road
Patricia Carlisle Fine Art Inc.
www.carlislefa.com
800-820-0596
554 Canyon Road

 

Photography

Andrew Smith Gallery
www.andrewsmithgallery.com
505-984-1234
203 West San Francisco
Eclectic Image Gallery
www.eclecticimage.com
866-989-7025
233 Canyon Road
Monroe Gallery of Photography
www.monroegallery.com
505-992-0800
112 Don Gaspar

 

Western/Southwestern Art

Altermann Galleries
www.altermann.com
505-983-1590
225 Canyon Road
Joe Wade Fine Arts
www.joewadefineart.com
505-988-2727
102 East Water
Zaplin-Lampert Gallery
www.zaplinlampert.com
505-982-1600
651 Canyon Road

 

Contemporary

LewAllen Contemperary
www.lewallencontemporary.com
505-988-8997
129 West Palace
Gaugy Gallery
www.gaugygallery.com
505-984-2800
418 Canyon Road
Turner Carroll Gallery
www.turnercarrollgallery.com
505-986-9800
725 Canyon Road
Linda Durham Contemporary
www.lindadurham.com
505-466-6600
1101 Paseo de Peralta
Hunter Kirkland Contemporary
www.hunterkirklandcontemperary.com
505-984-2111
200 Canyon Road
Karan Ruhlen Gallery
www.karanruhlen.com

505-820-0807
225 Canyon Road

 

Native American

Blue Rain Gallery
www.blueraingallery.com
505-954-9902
130 Lincoln
Medicine Man Gallery
www.medicinemangallery.com
505-820-7451
Canyon Road
Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery
www.andreafisherpottery.com
505-986-1234
100 West San Francisco
Case Trading Post/Wheelwright
www.casetradingpost.com

800-607-4636
725 Camino Lejo
Morning Star Gallery
www.morningstargallery.com
505-982-8187
513 Canyon Road
Sherwood’s Spirit of America
www.sherwoodsspirit.com
505-988-1776
1005 Paseo de Peralta
Niman Fine Art
www.namingha.com
505-988-5091
125 Lincoln
Robert Nichols
www.robertnicholsgallery.com
505-982-2145
419 Canyon Road

 

Textiles/Fiber Art

Packards on the Plaza
800-648-7358
61 Old Santa Fe Trail
Centinela Traditional Arts
www.chimayoweavers.com
505-351-2180
HCR 64, Chimayo
Tai Gallery
www.textilearts.com
505-984-1387
1601 Paseo de Peralta
Medicine Man Gallery
www.medicinemangallery.com
505-820-7451
Canyon Road

 

Folk Art

Tad Tribal Art
www.tadtribalart.com
505-983-4149
401 West San Francisco
Minkay Andean Art
www.minkay.com
505-820-2210
60 East San Francisco
Folk Arts of Poland
www.folkartsofpoland.com

505-984-9882
118 Don Gaspar
Pachamama
505-983-4020
223 Canyon Road

 

Art Glass

Glory Hole Glass Works
www.guadalupeglass.com
505-820-1050
202 Canyon Road
Purple Sage
www.purplesagesantafe.com
866-865-1234
110 Don Gaspar
Arlene Siegel Gallery, Ltd.
505-986-5822
102 East Water
Tesuque Glassworks
www.tesuqueglass.com
505-988-2165
1 Teseque Glass Lane

Spas and Fitness

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After a long day of skiing, hiking or sightseeing, allow yourself some relaxation at one of the several world-class health spas in Santa Fe. If you need to work off some of your restaurant indulgences and just want a vigorous exercise, visit one of the nearby recreation centers, yoga and dance studios.

 

Spas

There are an amble number of quality health spas from which to choose while visiting Santa Fe.  Probably the best known and the granddaddy of them all is Ten Thousand Waves, a Japanese influenced spa set at the base of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Ten Thousand Waves features onsen inspired communal and private outdoor baths, a variety of massages, facials, and spa treatments.  Our past guests have enjoyed the Premium Private bath, Thai Massage, and Nose To Toes treatment.

Within a short walking distance from both of our inns is Absolute Nirvana. Surrounded by the gardens of the MadelineInn, this spa offers authentic Balinese spa treatments, hot stone massages, deluxe packages, and a variety of rejuvenating facials. You might want to try the “Heaven on Earth” deluxe treatment.

In addition to expert massages and spa treatments, the Downtown Day Spa also features reiki, chakra treatments, and hypnotherapy.  We recommend the Navajo Hot Stones Massage and the Calming Facial.  Located just south of downtown, Body Of Santa Fe is where the locals go for their pampering. Therapists are experienced in a variety of modalities, including Rolfing, polarity, and cranial sacral. A suggested treatment is the Energy Balancing Massage with Peppermint Reflexology add-on.

If you are seeking a spa experience in a more natural and rustic setting, drive a little and visit Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs. This secluded spa resort is located just one hour north of Santa Fe. Ojo is known for its different types of mineral springs; including lithia, arsenic, soda, and iron pools. You might try a long soak in all of their pools.

Ten Thousand Waves
www.tenthousandwaves.com
505.982.9304
3451 Hyde Park Road
Absolute Nirvina
absolutenirvana.com
505.983.7942
106 Faithway Street
Downtown Day Spa
www.downtowndayspa.com
505.986.0113
614 Agua Fria Street
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs
www.ojospa.com
505.583.2233
50 Los Banos Drive
Ojo Caliente, NM
 
Body of Santa Fe
www.bodyofsantafe.com
505.986.0362
333 West Cordova Road
 

 

 

Yoga and Nia

If you want to drop in for some yoga, nia, dance or other type of mind/body exercise, check out Santa Fe’s offerings.YogaSource is one of a number of yoga studios.  They offer over 40 classes a week to students of all levels. Specializing in Ashtanga and Iyengar practices, YogaSource also has several workshops from teachers from around the world.  Nia offered at Studio Nia Santa Fe, is a mind-body workout combining elements of martial arts, dance arts, and healing arts.

YogaSource
yogasource-santafe.com
505.982.0990
901 West San Mateo Road, #Y 
  Studio Nia Santa Fe
www.studioniasantafe.com
505.989.1299
851 West San Mateo Road

 

 

Work Out Facilities

If you are looking for a place to work out, there are two municipal complexes and one commercial center available to you.  You can obtain daily use of the facilities at the Santa Fe Spa where you will find a complete selection of exercise equipment and classes.  The City of Santa Fe has two municipal centers with exercise facilities.  The Fort Marcy Recreation Complex is within walking distance of both of our inns.  On the southside of town at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center, you will find a complete recreational complex with indoor pool, ball courts, indoor running track and exercise facilities.

Santa Fe Spa
santafespa.info
505.984.8727
798 Calle Mejia 
FortMarcy Recreation Complex
505.955.2500
490 Bishops Lodge Road 
GenovevaChavezCommunity Center
chavezcenter.com
505.955.4000
3221 Rodeo Road

Museums and Historical Sites

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Santa Fe is gifted with museums and historical sites of interest to most visitors. In fact, the museums are the “crown jewels” of the State of New Mexico. In the write up covering this topic on the El Farolito web site, the museums and historical sites in the Plaza area and surrounding streets were described. In the following section, we will cover the four museums located on Museum Hill and the historical sites located outside of the city but only a short drive away.

Museum Hill is located off of Old Santa Fe Trail just a short drive southwest of the Plaza. The two larger museums, Museum of Indian Art & Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art are located on a beautiful landscaped plaza, site of several summer festivals and entrance to a botanical garden currently under construction.

The Indian Art & Culture museum displays a collection of artworks from Southwestern Indian tribes including traditional pottery, jewelry, weavings, baskets, kachinas, paintings and drawings.

The Museum of International Folk Art, one of the leading US museums displaying works from world wide untrained artisans, houses the largest collection of folk art in the world. In addition to a sampling of objects from the permanent collection, one can view special exhibits highlighting the cultural traditions of folk artists from across the globe. In July of each year, this museum is home to the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market where one can view and purchase art works from hundreds of juried artisans representing different cultures and countries throughout the world, a truly international event.

Museum Hill is also home to two smaller museums. The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art collection spans five centuries of Spanish art in the New World where one can view bultos, Santos and retablos and other religious objects as well as textiles, furniture and tinwork. The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian displays historic arts and crafts as well as contemporary work from Native American peoples and houses the Case Trading Post, one of the best museum shops in Santa Fe.

Nearby historic sites that warrant a visit include Bandelier National Monument and the adjacent Tsankawi Archeological Site (a short 45 minute drive northwest of Santa Fe), Pecos National Monument and the Santuario de Chimayo in the village of Chimayo. An escorted tour of the Puye cliff and cave dwellings on the Santa Clara pueblo gives one a glimpse into the lives of pueblo Indians who farmed and hunted game here from the 900’s to 1580 A.D.

Museum of International Folk Art

www.nternationalfolkart.org

505-476-1200

725 Camino Lejo

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

www.okeeffemuseum.org

505-946-1000

217 Johnson Street

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

www.miaclab.org

505-827-6463

725 Camino Lejo

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

www.iaia.edu/museum

505-983-8900

108 Cathedral Place

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

www.spanishcolonial.org

505-982-2226

725 Camino Lejo

New Mexico Museum of Art

www.nmartmuseum.org

505-476-5072

107 West Palace

SITE Santa Fe

www.sitesantafe.org

505-989-1199

1606 Paseo de Peralta

El Rancho De Las Golondrinas

www.golondrinas.org

505-471-2261

334 Los Pinos Road

New Mexico History Museum

www.nmhistorymuseum.org

505-476-5200

113 Lincoln Ave.

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

www.wheelwright.org

505-982-4636

704 Camino Lejo

 

Bandelier National Monument

www.nps.gov/band/

505-672-0343

Pecos National Monument

www.nps.gov/peco/

505-757-6414 ext.1

Loretto Chapel

www.lorettochapel.com

505-982-0092

207 Old Santa Fe Trail

San Miguel Mission

505-983-3974

401 Old Santa Fe Trail

Palace of the Governors

www.palaceofthegovernors.org

505-476-5100

 

 


Shopping

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Shopping

Shopping – Santa Fe is a shopper’s paradise! Whether you’re in the market for distinctive clothing, jewelry, home décor, or just nice souvenirs, it’s all here. Sophisticated shopping awaits at nearby Canyon Road and the Guadalupe/Railyard districts, while the Tesuque summer flea market and the farmer’s market are perfect places to find eclectic treasures and tastes.

Clothing

Purple Sage
866-865-1234
110 Don Gaspar
Overland Sheepskin Co.
www.overlandcoats.com
888-683-7526
74 East San Francisco
Simply Santa Fe
888-798-3100
72 East San Francisco
Laura Sheppherd Salon de Couture
505-986-1444
65 West Marcy
Bohdi Bazaar
505-982-3880
500 Montezuma
Nathalie
www.nathaliesantafe.com
800-296-6093
503 Canyon Road
Uli’s
(505) 986-0577
208 West San Francisco

Jewelry

Patina Gallery
877-877-0827
131 West Palace
Packards on the Plaza
www.packards-santafe.com
800-648-7358
61 Old Santa Fe Trail
Romancing the Stone
505-988-4477
133 West San Francisco
Santa Fe Goldworks
www.santafegoldworks.com
505-983-4562
66 East San Francisco
Mati
www.kabana.net
505-989-4651
130 Lincoln

Furniture/Home Décor

La Mesa
www.lamesaofsantafe.com
505-984-1688
225 Canyon Road
Blaire Carnahan Gallery
www.carnahanfineart.com
505-955-9901
225 Canyon Road
Jackalope
www.jackalope.com
505-471-8539
2820 Cerrillos Road
Simply Santa Fe
www.simplysantafe.com
505-988-3100
72 E San Francisco St
Southwest Spanish Craftsmen
southwestspanishcraftsmen.com
505-982-1767
314 South Guadalupe
Foreign Traders Incorporated
www.foreigntraders.com
505-983-6441
202 Galisteo
Cielo
www.cielohome.com
505-992-1960
316 South Guadalupe
American Country Collection
www.accsantafe.com
505-984-0955
620 Cerrillos Road
 Galisteo Home Furnishings
www.galisteohomefurnishings.com
505-992-3300
132 East Marcy
Onorato
www.onoratosantafe.com
505-984-2008
109 East Palace
Nambe
www.nambe.com
505-988-5528
104 West San Francisco

Specialty

Lucchese (boots)
www.lucchese.com
505-984-1688
225 Canyon Road
James Reid, Ltd. (belts & buckles)
www.jrltd.com
505-988-1147
114 East Palace
Spanish Table (gourmet food)
www.spanishtable.com
505 986-0243
109 North Guadalupe
Back at the Ranch (boots)
www.backattheranch.com
888-962-6687
209 East Marcy
Goler (shoes)
www.golershoes.com
505-982-2016
125 East Palace
Montecristi Custom Hatworks (hats)
www.montecristihats.com
505-983-9598
322 McKenzie

Books

Collected Works
collectedworksbookstore.com
505-988-4226
208 West San Francisco
Garcia Street Books
www.garciastreetbooks.com
505-986-0151
376 Garcia
Nicholas Potter – (rare books)
505-983-5434
211 East Palace
Ark Books
www.arkbooks.com
505-988-3709
133 Romero

Hiking

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Surrounding Santa Fe is a diversity of hikes unequaled by any other area of the state. The 12,000 foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the canyons and caldera of the Jemez Mountains, and the more arid high-altitude desert landscapes south of the city all within an hour drive of Santa Fe. Nationally designated wilderness areas, including the Santa Fe National Forest with over a million and a half acres of land, ring the city. Five of the seven life zones can also be found within an hour of Santa Fe, providing for an abundant diversity in plant and animal species. Spectacular geological variation adds to the allure of open space, turquoise skies, and over 300 days of sunshine. Year- round hiking is possible because of quick altitude changes resulting in mild microclimates.

 

One of my favorite hikes is the canyon trail at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. There’s a fascinating slot canyon that opens into spectacular tuff pinnacles whose shape resemble tents. Becoming a series of switchbacks, the trail climbs to the ridge where 365 degree views await. This year-round destination is just 45 minutes driving south of Santa Fe. Hiking time is approximately 2 hours and is rated “easy” by The Sierra Club. I like to arrive early in the morning to beat the crowd and the heat of summer.

 

Trailheads for the Dale Ball and Dorothy Stuart Trail Systems are barely 5 minutes driving from downtown. These extensive urban trails through the Santa Fe foothills, are perfect for when I need a quick, easy hike, especially around sunset. With beautiful city and mountain views at an elevation of 7000 to 7500 feet, I can enjoy these trails for biking as well as hiking.

 

One of the most exceptional autumn hikes in the Santa Fe area is Aspen Vista Trail at 10,000 feet in the Sangre de Cristo mountains, about 20 minutes driving from downtown. This hike ranges from easy to strenuous, taking the trail through a huge aspen forest, spectacular in fall, but beautiful anytime of year. It is possible to take the entire trail, crossing canyon creeks cutting through a towering fir and spruce forest, to Tesuque Peak, elevation 12,040 feet.

 

Atalaya Mountain Trail is one of the closest trails in town, about 5 minutes driving. It’s popular for it’s proximity, easy to moderate hiking, and spectacular city and valley views. This year-round trail is best hiked during the weekend and early in the day during summer, though much of the trail it shaded, it still gets hot.

 

For a true alpine experience, with open meadows filled with wildflowers, meandering mountain brooks, conifer forest, and basalt pinnacles, my favorite trail is the East Fork Trail in the Jemez Mountains. Frequently, rock climbers are practicing their skills climbing the basalt pinnacles at the beginning of the hike. I like this trail for its breathtaking beauty, sound of water, and minor elevation change. An hour driving time from Santa Fe that takes you through the spectacular Valle Grande National Preserve is all it takes to reach this exceptional experience.


Wine

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New Mexico is one of the oldest wine producing regions in America.   Spanish missionaries planted the first vines in the Rio Grande valley in southern New Mexico in the late 16th century.  Today, wine grapes are grown in many small family owned vineyards mostly in the Rio Grande valley from north of Santa Fe to southern New Mexico in the Las Cruces region.  In fact, most of the wineries in the north get a portion of their wine grapes from the south.

Travelling north of Santa Fe, visitors can tour several wineries and taste their offerings.  Wineries in this region include Black Mesa, Vivac, La Chiripada, Don Quixote, and Estrella del Norte.  Vino del Corazon has a tasting room near our inn on the corner of Alameda and Don Gaspar Ave. in Santa Fe.  Within a short drive south of Santa Fe are the villages of Corrales and Placitas with Milagro, Corrales Winery, Acequia Vineyards, and Anasazi Fields.  Gruet and Casa Rondena are two notable wineries in the Albuquerque area.

Touring our wineries is a pleasant way to sample their offerings and experience the beautiful landscapes of New Mexico.  On our El Farolito B&B Inn web site, we have provided a detailed description of the winery tour north of Santa Fe.


Golf

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Clear, fresh mountain air, brilliant sunshine, spectacular mountain vistas that surround beautiful desert landscapes … this is what you’ll experience out on any of the diverse golf courses of New Mexico. Whether you’re new to the sport or a pro seeking a new challenge, some of the best courses are in and around Santa Fe. There are both public and private courses available, offering a variety of play and settings. Most courses offer private and group lessons, pro shops, and restaurants. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, conditions are ideal for a great round of golf, followed by music, cocktails, and a fantastic meal in one of Santa Fe’s incredible restaurants. Enjoy golfing New Mexico!

 

 

Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club
www.paakoridge.com
505-281-6000
Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe
www.linksdesantafe.com
505-955-4400
Towa Golf Resort
www.towagolf.com
505-455-9000
Santa Ana Golf Club
www.santaanagolf.com
505-465-2239
Black Mesa Golf Club
www.blackmesagolfclub.com
505-747-8946
Cochiti Golf Club
www.cochitigolfclub.com
505-465-2239
Santa Fe Country Club
http://santafecountryclub.com/index.htm
505-471-0601
 

Summertime music events in Santa Fe

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Besides the visual arts, Santa Fe also has a vibrant and diverse music scene.  This coming summer there will be plenty of live music to hear with a variety of festivals and special concerts.  Take a look at a few of the events happening in June and July that are worth listening to.

Thirsty Ear Festival, Santa Fe Sol and various other venues

June 7th – 10th, 2012

This annual festival in Americana and roots music offers a range of local talent and national touring acts.  Santa Fe Sol is located just south of Santa Fe, and proudly boasts an outdoor performance space in addition to it’s indoor stage.  This year’s lineup includes: Mary Gauthier, Sister Carol, The Legendary Shack Shakers, and many more!  Concurrently, there will be an arts & crafts exhibit happening.

Southwest Festival of New Music, Center of Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail

June 21st – 23rd, 2012

The three day event examines the theme of “Music as Environmental Consciousness,” conceived in homage to popular modern composer, John Cage.  The festival will include several new works by young composers who are continuing on with Cage’s tradition of hearing all the world as music.  While you may not walk away humming any catchy melodies, you’ll surely be intrigued by the variations in the sounds produced.

Make Music Santa Fe, Railyard Park

June 21st, 2012

This is a worldwide ‘Day of Music’ taking place for the first time in Santa Fe.  Originally started six years ago in New York as a day long event for amateurs and professionals to create music in public spaces.  Santa Fe’s version will take place at the Railyard Park and feature a children’s music presentation, a brass quintet, Anthony Leon & the Chain, Havana Son, and The Attitudes.

Concordia Santa Fe, St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art, 107 West Palace Avenue

June 24th, 2012

Santa Fe’s premier wind ensemble presents their second concert of the season, “It’s About Time”.  Rather than have a permanent music director, Concordia Santa Fe features a guest conductor for each performance.  For this concert, Dr. Paul Shewan from Roberts Wesleyan College will be leading the group.

Santa Fe Bandstand, Santa Fe Plaza

Ongoing July 5th- August 16th

This free summer music festival presents a wide range of performers on the Santa Fe Plaza Bandstand.  Concerts are Monday through Thursday at 6pm, and noon on Monday and Wednesday.


Tours

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If you want to visit Santa Fe and the surrounding area but want to leave the navigating to others, there are numerous tour operators eager to help. You will enjoy the services of knowledgeable guides steeped in the history, culture and workings of this special place. You can start out by taking a walking tour of the historic Plaza area, followed by a regularly scheduled motorized tour covering the adjoining areas and Canyon Road. There are more extensive tour offerings including excursions to galleries and artist’s studios, restaurant and chef visits, wineries, ghost haunts, homes and gardens, and outdoor adventure destinations.

Review the list of tour operators that we have provided to find a match to your interests, budget and time. Many operators will customize the tour to your tastes. So if you are seeking just a short walking tour of the downtown or a more extensive air tour of the remote areas of New Mexico and the surrounding states, there’s a tour operator willing to assist. They can enhance your understanding and appreciation for this area’s richness and beauty.

We have provided a list of some of the many tour operators and identified their area of specialty. We have also provided descriptions of five self-guided day trips branching out from Santa Fe to the northwest, northeast, east, south and west.

Cultural Treasures

www.santafeculturaltreasures.com

505 231-0855

Historic Walks of Santa Fe

www.historicwalksofsantafe.com

505 986-8388

Loretto Line Tour Company

www.toursofsantafe.com

505 983-3701

Odyssey Trails

www.odysseytrails.com

855 297-5673

Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing

www.outspire.com

505 660-0394

Patricia Leigh Photography

www.patricialeigh.smugmug.com

505 310-1555

Santa Fe Studio Tour

www.santafestudiotour.com

505 466-4877

Santa Fe Walkabouts

www.santafewalkabouts.com

505 216-9161

Wild Vistas Adventures, LLC

www.wildvistasadventures.com

505 474-3452

Santa Fe Hiking Guide, LLC

www.santafehikingguide.com

505 917-6280

Santa Fe Tour Guides, LLC

www.santafeguides.org

505 466-4877

Santa Fe Traveler

www.thesantafetraveler.com

505 474-4155

Native Destinations

www.nativedestinations.com

505 570-0538

Great Southwest Adventures, Inc.

www.swadventures.com

505 455-2700

Santa Fe School of Cooking

www.santafeschoolofcooking.com

505 983-4511

Custom Tours by Clarice, Inc.

www.santafecustomtours.com

505 438-7116


Outdoor Sports and Activities

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If you are seeking outdoor sports and activities to experience the peaceful beauty of the area and breathe some of the cleanest air in the country, Santa Fe has a lot to offer.   Pristine forests in the Sangre De Cristo, Ortiz and Jemez mountains surround the city and the Rio Grande, Pecos and Chama rivers are nearby.   There are opportunities for hikers, mountain bikers, skiers, snow boarders, snowshoers, river rafters, fisherman, and horseback riders.   You can participate in these activities at your own pace or use one of the many Santa Fe based activity operators to organize a trouble-free outdoor experience.

If you just want a peaceful stroll in the Santa Fe green-belt, check out the RiversidePark or the RandallDaviesAudubonCenter.  There are several firms offering horseback riding and even a llama trekking company.  The nearby rivers have some of the best fly fishing in the country and spring and summer are excellent times for river rafting, whether its the thrill of whitewater rafting (Class 4 and 5) or a leisurely float trip.   There are even opportunities to fly the magnificent blue skies of the Southwest in a hot air balloon ride or a more adrenaline-filled soaring and gliding experience.

We have listed outdoor sports and activity venues, operators and adventure companies below to assist you in selecting a rewarding outdoor experience.  Golf and hiking adventures are also described other sections of this website.

 

Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing

Ski Santa Fe
www.skisantafe.com

505-982-4429

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area

skipajarito.com

505-662-5725

Taos Ski Valley

skitaos.org

866-968-7386
575-776-2291

Enchanted Forest Cross Country & Snowshoe Area

enchantedforestxc.com

575-754-6112

Sipapu Ski Resort

sipapunm.com

800-587-2240

Valles Caldera National Preserve

vallescaldera.gov

886-382-5537
505-216-2690

 

Horseback Riding

Broken Saddle Riding Co.

brokensaddle.com

505-424-7774

Bishop’s Lodge Ranch

bishopslodge.com

800-732-2240
505-983-6377

Wild Vistas Adventures, LLC

wildvistasadventures.com

505-474-3452

 

River Rafting

New Mexico River Adventures

newmexicoriveradventures.com

505-983-7756
800-983-7756

  Santa Fe Rafting

santaferafting.com

888-988-4914

 

Hot Air Ballooning, Soaring & Gliding

Santa Fe Balloons

santafeballoons.com

505-699-7555

  Sundance Aviation

soarsundance.com

505-832-2222

 

Mountain Biking

Santa Fe Mountain Sports

santafemountainssports.com

505-988-3337

   

 

Fly Fishing

High Desert Angler

highdesertangler.com

505-988-7688

The Reel Life

thereellife.com

866-804-7335
505-955-8114

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