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Santa Fe
Venture into the unspoiled beauty of 7,000-foot Rocky Mountain vistas, marvel at the contrast of ancient native culture mixed with modern arts, feast on legendary cuisine and relax in rustic sophistication. A visit to Santa Fe, Travel & Leisure's #1 Cultural Getaway, feels a lot like a visit to Europe. The Spanish Colonial charm of this historic destination has been enchanting travellers for over 400 years. And Santa Fe shows no signs of slowing down.

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Santa Fe Opera House
Santa Fe Opera House
A beautiful outdoor venue that offers music festivals in July and August.
Attraction type: Operas
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Nedra Matteucci Galleries
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
An art gallery specializing in 19th- and 20th-century American art.
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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Museum of International Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art
Owner description: Open 10am to 5pm Tuesdays through Sundays, closed on Mondays from November through April. Open daily 10am to 5pm May through October from 10am to 5pm. Current exhibitions include... more Owner description: Open 10am to 5pm Tuesdays through Sundays, closed on Mondays from November through April. Open daily 10am to 5pm May through October from 10am to 5pm. Current exhibitions include Brasil & Arte Popular with puppet making and stamp book activity in the Gallery, open Through January 4, 2015. Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience is in the Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience through the May 15, 2015. The exhibition is part of a National Dialogue on Immigration, gallery activities include drawing and responding to the question "You have to leave your home, you can only take what you an carry, What do you bring?" On paper via tweet. More than 120,000 objects are on display in the long term exhibition Multiple Visions, A Common Bond by architect and designer Alexander Girard. This international folk art collection includes miniature buildings, streets and village scenes from more than 100 different countries. There are no text panels in this exhibition, the cases are numbered. If you miss the Docent walk-in tour, pick up a multi-media tour at the front desk or a grab a gallery guide at either entrance. less
Attraction type: Museums; Art Museums
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Harrell House of Natural Oddities
Harrell House of Natural Oddities
Owner description: We are located INSIDE the mall at DeVargas Center! The mall entrance closest to our store is next to the UA Cinema 6 movie theater, we are located between the theater and the... more Owner description: We are located INSIDE the mall at DeVargas Center! The mall entrance closest to our store is next to the UA Cinema 6 movie theater, we are located between the theater and the Queen's Ransom store. The Museum features Oliver Greer's Crawlywood Collection, a staggering assortment of 2,400 mounted insects, arachnids and other bugs from all over the world. You will also see the Harrell Houses' own collection of LIVE invertebrates including dozens of live tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes and other amazing creepy-crawlies! Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM to 7PM Saturday 10 AM - 6PMSunday 12PM - 5PM Location: DeVargas Center, 556 C North Guadalupe, Santa Fe NM 87501. Museum and store are Inside the Mall. No admission required to visit store, the Harrell House Science Shop offers a wide range of educational toys, dinosaur models, fossils, mounted insects, original art, jewelry, souvenirs and more!Museum Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for Children 12 and under. less
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Liquid Light Glass
Liquid Light Glass
Owner description: Liquid Light Glass, owned and operated by Elodie Holmes since 1987, is a contemporary glass studio and gallery offering world class glass art and classes. Liquid Light Glass is... more Owner description: Liquid Light Glass, owned and operated by Elodie Holmes since 1987, is a contemporary glass studio and gallery offering world class glass art and classes. Liquid Light Glass is part of the Baca Street Arts District- a community of local artists and small businesses primarily located on or near Baca Street in Santa Fe, NM. less
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Kakawa Chocolate House
Kakawa Chocolate House
Ranked #1 of 472 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Cuisines: Dessert
Palacio Cafe
Palacio Cafe
Ranked #2 of 472 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price: USD 8 - 10
Cuisines: Sandwiches
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot
Clafoutis French Bakery & Restaurant
Clafoutis French Bakery & Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 472 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Cuisines: Bakery, French
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Takeout, Dessert
Tabla de Los Santos
Tabla de Los Santos
Ranked #4 of 472 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price: USD 15 - 30
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Continental, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, After-hours
Geronimo
Geronimo
Ranked #5 of 472 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price: USD 30 - 80
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary, Eclectic
Good for: Romantic, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Inn of the Turquoise Bear
Inn of the Turquoise Bear
USD 111 - 247
Ranked #4 of 43 Santa Fe B&B and Inns
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Dunshee's
Dunshee's
USD 100 - 150
Ranked #7 of 43 Santa Fe B&B and Inns
Rancho Gallina
Rancho Gallina
USD 101 - 169
Ranked #8 of 43 Santa Fe B&B and Inns
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Inn on the Alameda
3.5 of 5
Inn on the Alameda
USD 135 - 318
Ranked #2 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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Old Santa Fe Inn
3.0 of 5
Old Santa Fe Inn
USD 110 - 234
Ranked #3 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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La Fonda on the Plaza
4.0 of 5
La Fonda on the Plaza
USD 139 - 342
Ranked #4 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Antigua Inn
4.0 of 5
Antigua Inn
USD 285 - 367
Ranked #10 of 43 Santa Fe B&B and Inns
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Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe
USD 260 - 683
Ranked #6 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
4.5 of 5
Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
USD 235 - 532
Ranked #8 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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