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Top 11 Things to Do in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Vinam Pachkhede Aug 31, 2019
Santa Fe, its rich history of Pueblo people, Spain-influenced architecture, and the art and craft by native Americans will definitely amuse you. Whether you are planning a weekend trip or a proper vacation, this city is a perfect destination.

Meow Wolf

Built like a Victorian Mansion, visit this neon tinted art gallery themed on psychedelic trips and childhood imaginations.

Opera House

This world-famous Opera House has been hosting shows since 1957. Arrive early and tailgate in the parking lot.

Puye Cliff Dwellings

Visit the shelter of Pueblo people from 900 A.D. – 1580 A.D., with many split level caves, cliff and mesa top dwellings. Go to the interactive center at the Fred Harvey House.

Museum Hill

Mecca for museum lovers, visit the various museums like, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Museum of International Folk Art.

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Skiing

Ski through the pristine powdery trails of Santa Fe. There are total 83 trails with ski resorts offering excellent facilities.

Canyon Road Art District

Hit more than 80 art galleries, bright colored houses, enriching flower beds and stalls of various jewelry, sculptures, etc. Get traditional hand-woven Navajo rugs and wooden carvings.

New Mexico History Museum and Palace of the Governors

Constructed in 1610, travel through the 400 years of the state’s history at this site. You can buy handmade souvenirs made by the natives.

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Farmers Market

Meet the locals and enjoy the local treats like, coffee, cheese, and other farm products from more than 150 stalls.

Cross of the Martyrs

Visit the tall cross on top of Paseo de la Loma Hill, Fort Marcy Park, to pay homage to the 21 Franciscan priests and people who died during the 1980 Pueblo Revolution.

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Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

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This Roman-era cathedral perfectly dominates the skyline and houses the statue of the Virgin Mary known as Our Lady La Conquistadora.

Bandelier National Monument

Explore the collection of ancient dwellings and stone structure belongings of the Pueblo people. Also hike through the 60 mile trail to enjoy the natural beauty just behind the spot.