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in Santa Fe, NM (showing 1 - 13 out of 13)

Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument

15 Entrance RD
Santa Fe, NM 87544   Directions

(505) 672-3861


The Bandelier National Monument is an attraction that stands as a dramatic reminder of the astounding culture that has inhabited Santa Fe and its surrounding areas for hundreds of years. The Monument itself is a beautiful canyon that is 45 miles west of Santa Fe and was home to ancient Pueblos in AD 1100 to 1550. The rustic area features 65 miles of trails that also include some visually arresting abandoned Pueblo villages.

Canyon Road

Canyon Road

Santa Fe, NM

(505) 992-8877


Santa Fe's Canyon Road impressively encapsulates some of the best aspects and attractions of the city all in one place. By no means does that mean that Canyon Road represents every fascinating aspect of life in this beautiful city, but it does give you the chance to explore some excellent galleries, shops, restaurants, and museums that are located along this highly popular street. Make sure you're wearing your favorite pair of walking shoes and bring some money because you're sure to find some unique items you will want to purchase along the way.

Center for Contemporary Arts

Center for Contemporary Arts

1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501   Directions

(505) 982-1338


Santa Fe's Center for Contemporary Arts continues its longstanding mission of identifying, promoting and presenting the work of visionary contemporary artists who are both emerging and established in their creative endeavors. The whole family will find these presentations and attractions fun and fascinating, as there are several multimedia films and rotating exhibits that are sure to capture everyone's attention and imagination.

El Rancho de las Golondrinas

El Rancho de las Golondrinas

334 Los Pinos Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87507   Directions

(505) 471-2261


There are museums, and then there are "living museums" that the kids (and mom and dad) will surely find interesting. El Rancho de las Golondrinas is such a place. See attractions like original colonial buildings on this site that date back to the early 18th century as well as other buildings that have been reconstructed to reflect the style of that time period. The buildings and other items presented here tell the fascinating story of the early settlement of New Mexico. The museum is closed from November through March.

Hyde Memorial State Park

Hyde Memorial State Park

740 Hyde Park Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87501   Directions

(505) 983-7175


Santa Fe's highly appealing outdoor amenities are celebrated year-round at Hyde Memorial State Park. You'll find several excellent spots to enjoy a picnic or just relax as you toss the frisbee around with the kids and enjoy the scenery. There's also more fun to be had on the hiking trails that offer still another chance to get closer to the amazing natural beauty of the park. Camping is another attraction, as the park offers 350 acres of woods and meadows. Plus, the park is located just three miles south of the Santa Fe Ski area which makes it a great stop during ski season.

Museum of International Folk Art

Museum of International Folk Art

706 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505   Directions

(505) 476-1200


The Museum of International Folk Art is one of the only museums in the world that is wholeheartedly dedicated to folk arts. The venue's commitment is obvious by the fact that it houses an amazing 130,000 items from more than 100 countries. The kids will be captivated as they see art and artifacts that span hundreds of years and represent various cultures that date back hundreds of years. The kids will also enjoy it because the exhibits and attractions that tell these stories are not only colorful but highly interactive.

Nambe Lake Falls

Nambe Lake Falls

15A NP 102 West
Santa Fe, NM 87506   Directions

(505) 455-4400


Getting out and enjoying the attractions of nature with the whole family is always fun, but it is even more enjoyable when you head out for your outdoor adventure to Santa Fe's Nambe Lake Falls. In addition to the amazing waterfalls, you can enjoy such fun activities as camping, fishing, rock climbing, and hiking. And if all those activities leave you more than a little hungry, there are plenty of excellent spots where the whole family can enjoy a picnic together before venturing out again.

Private Balloon Flights

Private Balloon Flights

8311 Golf Course Rd NW,
Albuquerque, NM 87120   Directions

(888) 550-2677


There are plenty of tours in New Mexico, but none that offer an experience like Private Balloon Flights. Here, it's up-up and away in a hot air balloon, offering a unique view of the state's desert landscape. On your adventure in the sky, you will see natural wonders like the Rio Grande River and the Rocky Mountains. Once you're back on land, Private Balloon Flights provides a continental brunch and an interesting discussion on the history of ballooning, along with a champagne toast commemorating your trip.

Salvador Perez Park

Salvador Perez Park

601 Alta Vista St
Santa Fe, NM 87505   Directions

(505) 955-2607


Salvador Perez Park offers a little something for everyone in the family to enjoy. A fun-filled day awaits at this popular park that features attractions and amenities like a real locomotive car, an indoor heated pool, a playground, a Little League field, tennis and volleyball courts, and comfortable picnic facilities. There isn't any time to be bored when you and the family visit this excellent recreational area.

Santa Fe Children's Museum

Santa Fe Children's Museum

1050 Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505   Directions

(505) 989-8359


The Santa Fe Children's Museum encourages your kids to express their creativity and learn at the same time through its many exhibits and attractions. This highly popular venue offers plenty to keep visitors busy from the moment they arrive. The hands-on policy is highly encouraged, as visitors can reach out and touch animals like parrots, snakes, lizards and spiders. There's also a climbing wall, a make-your-own art project, weaving, giant bubbles, puppet shows and even fun makeup to put on! There's also an outdoor theater and an exhibit that features various sundials. The kids will never forget their visit to this fun and educational museum.

Ski Santa Fe

Ski Santa Fe

2209 Brothers Road, Ste 220
Santa Fe, NM 87505   Directions

(505) 982-4429


When you Ski Santa Fe, you are in for a ride that defies description at every turn. Santa Fe Mountain looms large on the horizon, as its 12,000-foot summit is a truly commanding presence on the scenic skyline. The mountain offers 1,650 vertical feet of excellent skiing for both beginners and seasoned pros over 44 trails. There are equipment rentals available for skiing as well as for snowboarding and snow blading. You won't want to miss a minute of this fun-filled, highly scenic adventure during skiing season that traditionally runs for three weeks in late September into October.

Tesuque Pueblo

Tesuque Pueblo

Rt. 42 Box 360 -T
Santa Fe, NM 87506   Directions

(505) 983-2667


Visiting the Tesuque Pueblo attraction is very much like time traveling. You will see how this little "pueblo," or small town went about its everyday business through the work its inhabitants did in order to provide for their families. You'll see an organic farm, traditional pottery studios and various other interesting stops. This pueblo dates back to 1694 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. You may want to learn more about the standard pueblo etiquette before your visit.

The Plaza

The Plaza

63 Lincoln Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501   Directions

(505) 955-2503


The Plaza was once considered the "Central Park" of the city many years ago. Today, this beautiful area with its inviting trees, grass, benches and monuments is still a vital hub of activity. The Plaza is the core of old Santa Fe as it features several attractions, restaurants and shops in the plaza and in the surrounding streets. This site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is usually the site for many of the city's high-profile events.

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