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Santa Fe Tourism & Sightseeing

Santa Fe Tourism and Sightseeing
Turn your vacation into an extraordinary experience when you discover the magic of Santa Fe. Tucked away at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the city is rich with ancient native culture, modern amenities and pure mountain air. Whether you are an avid outdoorsman, foodie fanatic or culture seeker, you will be awed by the multitude of indulgences offered in the nation's oldest capital.

Top Santa Fe Attractions

Santa Fe is a small town-just over 33 miles square, with about 70,000 residents. But it's richer in history, arts and culture that cities five time its size. And less crowded. With more than 200 restaurants, 250 art galleries and a dozen world class museums tucked into a relatively small space it is easy to explore.

Case Trading Post Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
Loretto Line Tours
Pecos National Historical Park
Allan Houser Sculpture Garden Tours
Green River Pottery

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Top Things To Do In Santa Fe

There is always a new experience waiting for you in Santa Fe. Relax and rejuvenate at our world-class spas. Absorb some history and culture at one of the many museums, churches or nearby state parks. Have a Foodie Adventure, there are over 200 restaurants to sample and classes to teach you how to take Santa Fe home with you. Feast your eyes as well, at over 250 galleries, showing every modality, medium and genre of art or take in a performance. So many things to do, we hope you come back again and again to take it all in.

New Mexico National Guard Bataan Memorial Museum
Bubbly heArt Studio
Ski Santa Fe
Santa Fe Balloons

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Top Santa Fe Events

Santa Fe is a major marketplace for Native American, Spanish Colonial and international arts & crafts, our summer festivals and fiestas draw visitors from all over the world who are looking for the signature architecture, natural beauty and excitement they can only find here.

John Mulaney at Lensic Theatre


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Top Places to Stay in Santa Fe

Stay at the best rated hotels in Santa Fe. To ensure our Santa Fe, NM customer reviews are accurate, we only send customers a survey once they have completed their stay at a specific hotel. The below hotels in Santa Fe are scored the highest by our customers View the hotel to see the comments and scores. With over 15,000 reviews of hotels in New Mexico alone, you can't go wrong!

Antigua Inn
Guest Score:
From $305 / night.

Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn & Suites Los Alamos
Guest Score:
From $113 / night.

Free Breakfast.
The Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa
Guest Score:
From $144 / night.

Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
The Hacienda & Spa at Hotel Santa Fe
Guest Score:
From $321 / night.

Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
The Inn at the Delta
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.

Free Breakfast.

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Inexpensive Places to Stay in Santa Fe

Spend less money! If you are looking for discount places to stay, these hotels in Santa Fe, NM are at least 30 percent less than the average room rate of $107.

Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn
Guest Score:
From $55 / night.

Indoor Pool, Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Fe
Guest Score:
From $74 / night.

Indoor Pool, Free Internet, Restaurant.
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Santa Fe
Guest Score:
From $70 / night.

Indoor Pool, Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.

Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool, Free Internet.
Holiday Inn Express Santa Fe Cerrillos
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.

Free Internet.

Best Time to Visit Santa Fe

Any time of year is a great time to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico. Summer temperatures are mild with average lows in the mid 70's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. If you are a winter sports fanatic Ski Santa Fe is the place for you, Santa Fe Santa Fe gets about 225 inches of snow annually. Spring is beautiful in Santa Fe with cool to mild temperatures, flowers popping up everywhere and mostly sunny days.

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Monthly Temperatures in Santa Fe

Month Low Avg High
January 15.5 29.3 43.0
February 20.8 34.8 48.8
March 25.8 41.0 56.2
April 31.6 47.9 64.2
May 40.1 56.6 73.1
June 48.9 66.0 83.0
July 53.9 69.8 85.6
August 52.7 67.8 82.9
September 46.1 61.5 76.8
October 35.2 50.8 66.3
November 23.6 38.0 52.4
December 15.9 29.8 43.7

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More Information

Find more information about Santa Fe, New Mexico by visiting the local visitor bureau (Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau) or request a visitor guide to be mailed to you!

Santa Fe Visitor Bureau

Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Other Destinations Near Santa Fe To Visit

During your Santa Fe stay, take some time to discover the magnificent landscape and diverse cultures surrounding the city. Visit ancient Indian ruins and traditional pueblos, high mountain towns and sleepy valley villages, 19th-century mining areas and the majestic red rock country captured on canvas by Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's greatest painters. See the collapsed crater of a volcano that erupted a million years ago and the living legacy of Los Alamos, where scientists from around the world secretly created the first atomic bomb during World II's Manhattan Project. Marvel at Taos Pueblo's multi-storied architecture built more than a thousand years ago and the Victorian architectural gems of the "other" Las Vegas. You'll be following in the footsteps of Pueblo ancestors, Spanish settlers, fur trappers, mountain men and American pioneers as you explore these fascinating scenic roads and byways near Santa Fe, in the heart of northern New Mexico.

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