Experience the Area

The Best Things to Do in Santa Fe

Nothing compares with Santa Fe's breathtaking mountain vistas, rich history, and vibrant arts and culture. If you want to experience Santa Fe at its finest, pick your favorite activity or destination from the list below, grab your camera, and get ready to fall in love with this enchanting New Mexico city. 

Do You Love the Outdoors?

Santa Fe National Forest

Roam the Wilderness

The Santa Fe National Forest is an oasis in the mountains that features incredible scenery, meandering streams, and about a thousand miles of trails. The entire forest encompasses 1.6 million acres, so there are plenty of hidden gems to discover!

hiking through desert mountains

Go Backpacking

Pack your bags, take a friend, and head to the nearby Bandelier National Monument. Miles and miles of trails pass by mesas, petrogylphs, pueblo villages, and archaeological sites throughout the park. You can even sleep under the stars on an overnight backpacking trip.

sunny skies over mountain

Enjoy the Sunshine

Roll your car windows down, hit the trails, or just lounge in your own backyard. With an average of 300 sunny days a year, Santa Fe is perfect for those who can't get enough of the golden rays and warm weather.

Do You Adore the Arts?

train and watertower in railyard

Visit the Railyard

Santa Fe visitors and residents flock to the Railyard for a peek at the latest trends in art and design. Make sure to stop by this vibrant area for Last Friday Art Walk and the Railyard Artisan Market.

ceramics at an art show

Attend Art Santa Fe

Peruse exhibits from local, national, and international artists on display at this not-to-miss art festival. Art Santa Fe is a highly anticipated showcase of contemporary art that has been a Santa Fe tradition since 2000.

adobe building in Santa Fe

Experience History

Adobe architecture is a signature feature of Santa Fe. Take a peek of this historic architecture in the heart of Santa Fe, where buildings like the Palace of the Governors, New Mexico Museum of Art, and nearby shops all showcase this style.

Do You Crave Local Tastes?

New Mexican food dish

Dine Local

From casual to fine dining, Santa Fe has plenty of local tastes to offer. You'll love the Southwestern cuisine at Blue Corn Cafe, Coyote Cafe, The Pink Adobe, and Santacafe

hot chili peppers

Taste a Tradition

What's better than a local food festival? A local food and wine festival rolled into one. The Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta is a top pick for foodies and sommeliers everywhere.

people at a brewery

Drink Local

Find your new favorite craft beer at Santa Fe's best local brewing companies. Top picks include Blue Corn BrewerySecond Street Brewery, and New Mexico Hard Cider Taproom.

Find Your Next Adventure in Santa Fe

The adventure never ends when you live in Santa Fe. We can help you find the perfect home near your favorite restaurants, outdoor activities, and local destinations. Call us and we can introduce you to the city (and your new home) in person!

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