9 Top Things to Do in Santa Fe, NM

Canyon Road originally connected Pecos on the eastern mountain slopes for commerce. Santa Fe's arts sector is now a half-mile long with over 80 galleries and several artisan jewelry shops and boutiques.

Visit Canyon Road's Galleries

The New Mexico History Museum covers native people, colonization, and the Santa Fe Trail's impact on the state's economics and development from the 16th century forward.

History at the Museum of New Mexico Complex

The state's main performing arts facility, the Santa Fe Opera House, performs everything from Madame Butterfly to Doctor Atomic. One of Santa Fe's most charming traditions is tailgating, when theatergoers in formal attire interact

Santa Fe Opera House

Many people recognize Taos Ski Valley, which draws guests from around the nation with its difficult terrain, but other adjacent resorts provide family-friendly skiing.

Go Skiing, Southwest Style

Spanish-built Plaza, a market plaza near the Santa Fe Trail's terminus, is the town's center. The Plaza is a gorgeous tree-shaded area in front of the Palace of the Governors, among several tourist attractions.

Visit the Plaza & Downtown

The Museum of International Folk Art, founded in 1953, boasts the world's greatest collection of baskets, textiles, wood carving, and pottery.

Museum of International Folk Art

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is a beautiful Romanesque Revival building with Corinthian columns, rounded arches, and square towers. Built 1869 and 1886, it replaced an earlier adobe church.

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe houses the world's biggest collection of her paintings, sketches, and other works. Different portions of the collection are open year-round, making every visit interesting.

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

The Santa Fe Farmers' Market draws over 150 local farmers and artisans every Saturday morning in the renovated Santa Fe Railyard. Since 2002, the market has offered dry beans, peas, squashes, apples, maize, breads.

Santa Fe Farmers' Market