Attractions of Santa Fe NM
Shopping in Santa Fe
Casas de Guadalupe is located just steps away from the Santa Fe Plaza. Santa Fe has a small but vibrant downtown that is not only walkable, but walked often by many people late into the nights. The plaza is lined with shops and vendors selling authentic Native American jewelry, pottery, clothing and much, much more. As you venture out you will get a sense of the architecture, culture and history of Santa Fe – the “City Different. The central square is referred to as the Plaza which is a gathering place for everyone. Pull up a bench, watch the people, walk along the sidewalks talking to the local artists, try on beautiful jewelry and RED boots! When you have exhausted your time there, you’ll definitely want to head over to Canyon Road to visit the art galleries that you’ve heard so much about.
Restaurants in Santa Fe
You’ll notice a district smell in the air as lunch or dinner time rolls around. Santa Fe has an excellent selection of restaurants and is known for its plentiful and spicy plates full of Southwestern cuisine. You can find just about anything that fits your budget and you will no doubt be asked “red or green” (chile). You can try a mix of both by asking for “Christmas”, or you can just put it on the side (if you dare!)
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Get Outdoors and Explore
Whether you walk, row, hike, bike or climb, there’s something for everyone. Several companies offer their services or you can just venture out on your own. Santa Fe has several nearby pueblos that you can visit. There are 19 pueblos located around the state, including the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos north of Santa Fe. In addition three other Native American groups reside in New Mexico. You can learn about Native America's heritage as well as contemporary cultures in New Mexico. Plan your visit with information about each pueblo, nation and tribe, as well as annual events, directions and contact info.
Enjoy the fresh clean air and blue skies. Great places to hike are Bandalier, Tent Rock, Abiquiu, Chimney Rock and Nambe Falls. Enjoy a day of bird watching at the Randall Davey Audubon. There are several museums on and around the plaza – Georgia O’Keefe Museum, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Wheelwright Museum, Meow Wolf, Children’s Museum, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art (just to name a few!)
Historic Sights in Santa Fe
How about a day trip? There are several places within an hour drive! The Georgia O'Keefe Museum just steps from the casitas. Why not visit the Ghost Ranch just north of Abiquiu which was the inspiration for many of her famous paintings! If you are really ambitious, check out the Chimney Rock trail located at the ranch! Or if you’d rather relax and wash away your troubles, visit Ojo Caliente, also north of Santa Fe. Deemed sacred by the indigenous Native Americans of Northern New Mexico, you can relax with a massage or just rejuvenate in the legendary waters! Feeling lucky… maybe you’d like to visit Buffalo Thunder Casino just a 15 minute drive from the Casitas. Fine dining, to picturesque views, you can even enjoy a day of golf at the 27- hole golf course.
Take advantage of the great outdoors in Santa Fe, NM! Make Casas de Guadalupe your Home Away From Home!
Santa Fe, New Mexico Family Vacation
Santa Fe Family Vacation
Experience a different side of the Southwest with a Santa Fe, NM family vacation in any of our Santa Fe Cabin Rentals. From the beautiful landscape to the unique atmosphere provided by the city itself in the delicious restaurants and vibrant shopping, you’re sure to find something for everyone in your family to enjoy. Casas de Guadalupe offers lodging close to all the action with a diverse selection of cozy casitas designed to fit all your Santa Fe family vacation needs.
Whether you’re a lover of the outdoors or not, anyone can appreciate the natural and historical beauty surrounding Santa Fe, NM. With excursions planned and equipment furnished by local companies, you can enjoy a day biking, hiking, climbing, or rowing across the sprawling landscape that surrounds Santa Fe, NM. No family vacation in Santa Fe is complete without an educational trip to see the nearby pueblo dwellings. Take a step back in time when you tour any of the eight Northern Indian Pueblos located north of Santa Fe. Furthermore, there museums a plenty that are equipped to fit the educational preferences of everyone on your Santa Fe, NM family vacation. Continue to familiarize yourself with the Southwest Indian culture at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture or Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, or stimulate the young minds in your party at the Children’s Museum.
Family Vacation in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Find the perfect accent for your home that sparks conversation about your family vacation in Santa Fe, NM, or shop for a beautiful souvenir trinket at any of the shops in the Santa Fe Plaza. You can find one-of-a-kind pieces with art in the form of jewelry, pottery, clothing, and paintings that have been made by local artisans. Casitas by Casas de Guadalupe are conveniently located just steps away from from the plaza, so you’re never far from Santa Fe’s remarkable marketplace.
Family Vacation in Santa Fe
Eating is an important aspect of any Santa Fe family vacation. Continue to experience the unequaled Santa Fe experience with restaurants that offer delicious Southwestern cooking. As you walk through the Santa Fe plaza during lunch or dinner time, you’re sure to notice the distinct smell in the air that is associated with the spice of Southwestern cuisine. Enjoy the flavorful accent of red or green chile on nearly every dish. You can also combine the two for what is lovingly referred to as “Christmas”.
Family Vacation Review Santa Fe
Book any available casita with Casas de Guadalupe and get the full Santa Fe, NM family vacation experience. Call us today at 505-235-2085 and we’ll help you find the perfect casita for your party. Family vacation reviews of Santa Fe show that it’s a destination everyone will enjoy.