Indian Market is Santa Fe's biggest event of the year and an annual favorite for thousands of collectors and fans. It's the worlds biggest and best Native American art market. Held on the Santa Fe Plaza third weekend every August.
Read the history on line with Santa Fe's Magazine. fascinating historic sites includes Native American ruins and the oldest church in the country. If you're a fan of history, there's no better place to experience the past brought vividly to life.
One of Wendy's favorite places. This historic rancho, now a living history museum, dates from the early 1700s. 20 Minuets out of town.
Tent Rocks/History Hiking
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is a geologic wonder, full of towering cone-shaped tent rock formations formed after volcanic eruptions took place six to seven million years ago. Experience one of northern New Mexico’s most awe-inspiring cultural attractions featuring cliff & cave dwellings, early Pueblo architecture.Fantastic hiking. About 1/2 hour South of SAnta Fe.
Archaeological ruins of the Ancestors of the Native Americans living in modern day Pueblos Puye cliffs.
A National Historic Landmark and home to the ancestors of today’s Santa Clara Pueblo people. On the way to Bandelalair National Park.
The Loreto Chappel
One of many fascinating Santa Fe Churches to visit.
Here you can take a look at the historic Santa Fe. "miraculous staircase." Find out how you can have your very own unforgettable Santa Fe wedding at Loretto Chapel.
Bandelalair Nation Park
The park protects over 33,000 acres of rugged beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back over 11,000 years. This is one of the important he ancestral sacred lands of the modern pueblo people in this area. Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs. Do not miss this 1 hour trip from Santa Fe! Some of the best hiking in the area.
New Mexico Cultural Musuem
Telling New Mexico stories from then and now. The main exhibition of the New Mexico History Museum, sweeps across more than 500 years of stories.
Ask your hostess Wendy Kapp who has lived here for 36 years to help you plan your trip! I am happy to share this with you. Some ideas listed below as well:
Take a fun road trip off the beaten path and visit ancient Indian ruins, traditional pueblos, old mining towns revived by artists, high mountain Spanish Colonial villages and New Mexico wineries. 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. One of the most popular day trips it the High Road to Taos. Head back to Santa Fe on NM 68 following the Rio Grande as it drops dramatically from a broad mesa into a narrow canyon. River rafters and kayakers are often on this part of the river, where several miles of churning waters offer thrilling rides.
Classes and Work Shops
Learn to paint a portrait, glaze a pot or do a flamenco dance step. Become a master of yoga, Pilates or a traditional Santa Fe meal. There's no limit to what you can learn in Santa Fe classes and workshops.
Santa Fe Photography & Digital Imaging Workshops
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, an inspirational resource for photographers, is a year-round educational center. Each season imagemakers of every kind travel to magical Santa Fe to engage their imaginations and rekindle their passion for photography
Pilates Santa Fe
Studio offers classes and private sessions, with information about prices, classes and instructors
Well known Santa Fe Artists and teacher offers Personalized art adventures geared to your skill level and time schedule.
Art Classes and Workshops for individuals, family reunions, children, seminars, and art therapy in a variety of media.
State Licensed Hypnotherapy Training leads the field in educational expertise. We prepare you for a fulfilling hypnotherapy career or learning experience.
Gila Joy Pascale & Associates
Executive Coaching, work life balance, confidential one-on-one, Family & Couple's Coaching for Executives… combined with a Vacation. The Executive Coaching & Leadership Center offers one-on-one or family and group executive coaching for the professional leader who needs to get away from it all.
Would you like to have a Psycic Counselor Come to your Vacation Rental?
Helpful insights about your personal, professional, and spiritual life
spiritual healing and energy release work
In person or by phone, a psychic counseling and spiritual healing session with Elissa will help you to understand transitions, make decisions and recognize opportunities.
Two Casitas can help you with designing plenty of inventive ways to tour the city whether you're on foot, horseback or a Harley Davidson. Experience Santa Fe history, astronomy, wilderness, culinary adventures and more. Start with the link below. Our Santa Fe guides are extensively trained, and many have in-depth knowledge in specialized areas such as archaeology, architecture, Santa Fe art and galleries, and the history of Santa Fe
Ghost walk & Spirit walk Santa Fe Walking Tours
Santa Fe Ghost walker & Spiritwalker tours - both popular tours any time of the year. Historic Walks of Santa Fe offer walking tours in Santa Fe and surrounding areas
Georgia O/Keeffee Country
Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe's daily habit of long walks, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum offers Walks in the American West, creative walking tours that present participants with aesthetic experiences of a great American landscape.
O'Keeffe Country - Welcome to Georgia OKeeffe Country
Culture, Art, and Adventure Tourism in Georgia O'Keeffe Country, Northern New Mexico, from Santa Fe to Abiquiu to Ghost Ranch to Taos.well.
Take a breathtaking drive North, heading toward billowing clouds and blue skies to the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos or towards any of New Mexico's 19 Indian pueblos to engage the ancestors of the past and creative spirits of today.
Over a dozen local museums are nestled in the hills of Santa Fe, so there's something for everyone in your crew! The local arts in Santa Fe are unlike those found anywhere else in the country. Here is a link to one of the three educational on fun Museums on Museum hill. Yes another Must!
Golf New Mexico
With nearly a dozen golf courses in the area, Santa Fe offers championship greens with views so stunning, they'll knock your argyle socks off.
While I do not personally Golf in New Mexico. I have heard this is one of the best.
Take a hike in magnificent mountain wilderness. Santa Fe has miles of trails and they all lead to pastoral paradise. This is one of my many favorites. To many to list. Ask Wendy about additional tips and see both this link and this hike.
Big Tesuque Trail
Hyde Memorial State Park
Easy hike along the banks of the Rio Tesuque. Can be hiked year round. Great places to picnic along the trail. Directions: go north on Bishop's Lodge Road. Almost 1 mile beyond the entrance to Bishop's Lodge the road takes a 90 degree turn to the left, turn right here on to a dirt road, County Road 72A. In a few minutes you will see signs for parking. The trail begins just a few minutes more up the road on the right immediately crossing the creek on a footbridge.
Horse Back Riding
This ones the best.You can also go to the Pecos mountain for a trail ride.
High-end, hand-made, hard-to-find and hard to pass by: it's shopping in the lap of luxury while you're in Santa Fe!
River rafting on the mighty Rio Grande takes you down white water rapids and serene floats.There are quite a few outfits to choose from I love Kokopelli
Rio Grande & Rio Chama River Tours & Whitewater Rafting with .
Santa Fe's superb spas will transport you to new levels of bliss. Unwind with massages, herbal wraps, tub soaks and other healing traditions in tranquil settings. You'll become remarkably relaxed and rejuvenated.The best in town is defiantly 10,000 waves. Ten Thousand Waves is a unique mountain spa resort and retreat near Santa Fe, New Mexico that feels like a Japanese onsen.
A favorite Spa of locals and visitors alike.
Ojo Mineral Springs is a northern New Mexico resort and spa near 45 minuete drive from Santa Fe.Ojo Caliente is the oldest natural hot springs health resort in the country.
Parks and Recreation
In a city with more than 50 parks, you have plenty of recreation options, from fishing to horseback riding, tennis, skateboarding or simply relaxing on a bench. Check out Santa Fe's fitness centers and beautiful outdoor areas, too.
Bikeways and Trails
Santa Fe has bicycle paths and trails for all levels of riders.
Santa Fe is full of fun places for kids. Start with the Santa Fe Children's Museum then check out the historic train rides, hands-on activities, planetarium, parks and all the other cool kids' activities in Santa Fe.
If you're feeling lucky, visit one of the Santa Fe area casinos, owned by individual pueblos, and enjoy the wide world of gaming as well as live entertainment and casino-style dining.One of my favorites only 15 min. out of town has a link below. Golf as well.
Catch a new release or restored classic at one of Santa Fe's many art house and multi-screen movie theaters. With the huge number of films shot in the Santa Fe area each year, there's a good chance that the movie you watch on the big screen here was filmed somewhere nearby. Here is one of the larger theaters..There are others. Ask your hostess for more obscure.
Cool music, hip cocktails and hot places to see the sunset and relax after hours are all part of Santa Fe's exciting nightlife scene.
El Farol presents "Vuelos a de Tapas" ... Top the night off with a private flamencoshow, and you will be sharing in all the tastes, sounds and flavor of. Great local bands,dancing food and drinks.A locals favorite on Canyon Road. Oldest bar in Santa Fe.
Cowgirl Hall of Fame
Great local bands barbecue and an aray of inovative food.
Skiing Santa Fe's high mountain slopes appeals to snowboarders and alpine skiers of all levels. Bring the whole family!
Waxlander - Santa Fe Art Gallery
With over thirty fine artists presented at Waxlander Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, there is always something for collectors to fall in love with.
The featured artist and gallery owner is Wendy Kapps mother. Phyllis Kapp. Every artist excels in their medium of choice and we showcase only the best of their works in our gallery.
A short Video" The City Different"
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Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the business community. While helping our member businesses thrive, we've helped turn the Santa Fe area into one of the best places in the country to live, work and raise a family.
Santa Fe Opera website
From its founding The Santa Fe Opera has always looked in new directions, taking its inspiration not from the traditional world of opera, but from the sense of a truly American company in its artistic point of view and its welcoming spirit.
City of Santa Fe website
The oldest Capital in the United States. Everything Santa Fe Gov on this site.
Site Santa Fe
SITE Santa Fe is a dynamic platform for the production and presentation of artistic and curatorial innovation.
Santa Fe Southern Railway
Enjoy a Santa Fe Southern Railway day trip, night train, holiday or special events train, rambling along in vintage coaches with family and friends through High Desert scenery.
Santa Fe Film Festival
The Santa Fe Film Festival’s (SFFF) mission is to recognize and celebrate the art of cinema in all forms by showcasing New Mexico, national and international films and filmmakers.
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Since it was founded in 1972, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival has become one of the world’s preeminent music festivals, guided by a visionary spirit and dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation.
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