Hidden Gem Hotel…Inn of the Five Graces is located in the historic downtown heart of Santa Fe.
BEST Staple Hotel…La Posada is an award winning luxury hotel and resort in downtown Sante Fe.
BEST Reasonable Hotel…La Fonda is a popular, historic hotel with excellent amenities in the heart of Santa Fe.
EAT + DRINK
Bell Tower…BEST sunset/happy hour with an incredible view. Located atop the La Fonda Hotel.
Inn of the Anasazi…Great lunch spot with yummy margaritas.
Pasqual’s….Excellent spot for breakfast or lunch – get there early to avoid a long wait!
La Choza…Best Mexican restaurant and great for the whole family.
Cowgirl BBQ…Perfect for LITTLE KIDS! You can sit on the back patio and eat while the kids play in their enclosed playground.
Vinaigrette…An awesome salad place away from square if you’re looking for really nice, lighter lunch.
Clafoutis…Another favorite spot for breakfast or lunch. Very popular French style cuisine so be aware of long lines to sit.
La Boca…Great award winning tapas restaurant.
Sazon…High end authentic Mexican cuisine – perfect for a cozy dinner.
Geronimo…Top notch, high end American cuisine. Expect to SPLURGE for dinner!!
Vanessi…Have a cocktail while listening to the talented ‘Piano Man’, Bob Montgomery. Make sure to look up times he is playing ahead of time!!
La Casa Sena Cantina…Waiters sing and it’s fun to watch and have a drink.
Radish and Rye…Lots of vacationers raves about this farm to table restaurant so it’s definitely worth a visit.
DO + SEE
Walk Canyon Road to look at art. Have lunch at The Compound. And, if you like products by the company, Nambe, their outlet is at base of road.
Las Campanas…Private club out of town – if you personally know a member it’s definitely the place to golf.
Adventure seekers can go out to Bandalier National Park to see Native sites and artifacts. And, there are hiking trails.
Ten Thousand Waves is a really unique Japanese spa. It’s not considered fancy but very atmospheric in its uniqueness.
Walk around the square and shop. Malouff and Ortega are our favorite shops.
Don’t miss the Chapel at Inn of Loretto the “Miraculous Staircase.”
Marcy Street is a cute shopping street right off the square.
Back at the Ranch is a great cowboy boot store.
Violet Crown Cinema in the Railyard District. Has a great bar, reserved seating and features upscale movies.
Meow Wolf ….Older kids and teenagers must do! Very strange but cool interactive art experience.
Santa Fe Opera…Watch an open air opera as the sun sets. Magical experience!
Santa Fe Children’s Museum…For littles, great spot.