Top 20 Experiences in Santa Fe
Ultimate Santa Fe History Walking Tour
“Mind Blowing” “The Best Tour in the World” “Great way to start the day and visit to Santa Fe” “Be prepared to be amazed with well told stories that bring the history to life” are just some of the amazing things everyone who experiences a tour with Victor says. This is an Experience NOT to be missed. An absolute must do tour to not only get your in-depth understanding of Santa Fe, the surrounding area, and the state of New Mexico at large. Victor Romero has deep family roots to northern New Mexico dating back before the arrival the of Spanish over 400 years ago. A true New Mexican storyteller of his people, their culture and experience of New Mexico that will leave you in awe and laughing as you make your way through this historic and culturally packed city. Victor is a true gem and ambassador of the city of Santa Fe and no better person to walk around with to explore Victors beloved homeland. *A high paced tour as to help acclimate our guest to the 7,000 ft elevation.
3-4 Hour Railyard Sip, Savor, & History Walking Tour in Santa Fe
As a 12th generation New Mexican we provide a fun and informational experience that is all inclusive. We talk about our unique culture and heritage, our amazing food and drink, art and outdoors and everything else in between. This is an experience unlike any other where you truly feel like a local. We have fun, interact, and enjoy each others company while we eat and drink some local delicacies.
New Mexican Flavors Food Tour of the Santa Fe Plaza
Join this fun food tour, with locally raised guides who have generations of knowledge! This tour is unique because you will enjoy a hand-picked New Mexican food experience. Experience New Mexican food and discover some of the best foodie spots near the Santa Fe Plaza. On the tour, you will also learn about the history of Santa Fe, the food, culture, and historical points of interest such as the Palace of the Governors, The San Miguel Mission (The oldest church structure in the USA), and The Loretto Chapel (Home to the Miraculous Staircase). This casual tour includes a full lunch, non-alcoholic drinks, alcohol pairings (Such as wine, margaritas, or local beers), as well as dessert. **NOTE** This tour features New Mexican-inspired foods and can be spicy for some guests. We don't recommend this tour for anyone with serious food restrictions and minimal walking ability.
Santa Fe Revisited
Only historical tour of its kind by a true local and bona fide historian. Ana Pacheco's family settled in Santa Fe in 1692 and she was the City Historian of Santa Fe (2015 - 2017). Pacheco is the author of eight books: Legendary Locals of Santa Fe, The History of Spirituality in Santa Fe, Pueblos of New Mexico, Early New Mexico Death Rituals, Los Comidas Cookbook, Saints & Seasons, Early Santa Fe, J. Paul Taylor: The Man from Mesilla. Information on the tour includes: Santa Fe Opera, Route 66, 109 E. Palace & the Manhattan Project, Pueblos of New Mexico History, Loretto Chapel, San Miguel Mission, Canyon Road & Santa Fe as an Art Mecca, Sunmount Sanatorium, Santuario de Guadalupe, Masonic Scottish Rite Temple, Spirituality in Santa Fe & Cross of the Martyrs, Japanese Internment Camp, History of the Civil War in New Mexico. Billy the Kid's story begins in Santa Fe.
Small-Group E-Bike Adventure Tour through Hidden Santa Fe
E-Bikes are what defines F-U-N! They have an integrated motor that offers riders a pedal assist option to give a little extra boost when needed. They are a workout with a little less work. Pedal assist removes the challenge of biking in high elevation and climbing hills, so riders can just enjoy the journey. E-Bikes are a one-size-fits-all option for biking tours giving multigenerational families and groups of varying physical abilities the chance to ride together, unveiling a whole new lens on travel. Try one of our crafted city tours where you will explore the lesser known corners of Santa Fe, diving deep into the culture and scenery. Our Inspired Guide will lead you as you tour the neighborhoods and wooded areas that serve as the foundation of the culture and history that created these unique and enchanting cities. Let our guides be in charge of the navigation and bring your tour to life with insider stories and tips!
Viator Exclusive: Gourmet Brunch in Santa Fe with Chef Carolina
Dine in Santa Fe with a memorable meal at a specialized chef's brunch. Let Chef Carolina, trained at Le Cordon Bleu, prepare dishes that showcase the unique flavors of Santa Fe, a mix of Spanish, Mexican and Native American cuisines. You'll be enjoying a three-course menu with hand-picked dishes, fresh flowers and tableware, creating an air of sophistication. Guests can choose to BYOB or purchase beverages. In winter months there is a communal table for up to 10 people; in summer months small tables await guests outside. Chef Carolina is joined by Manuel, an experienced sommelier and aesthete. Your hosts can accommodate dietary restrictions if needed - please contact them about any concerns.
Santa Fe Haunted Spirits Tour
The Best Cocktail and Ghost Stories Tour Ever. Sample great drinks served with incredible stories of Santa Fe's dark side as you walk through downtown Santa Fe. Lots of history and photo moments fills in the voids of ghost stories, which are chilling and rooted in reality, real people or actual events. Tour guide is great for offering other great suggestions from dinner, day trips, in and outs of things to do in Santa Fe or the surrounding area, with a smile.
Photo Creative Workshops-Half-Day to Chimayo
All those lucky enough to make it to Santa Fe for a photo-cultural experience will not be disappointed in any way. I am a professional photographer/educator/artist. knowledgeable in all aspects of photography. We set out from Santa Fe stopping along the way to our destination of Chimayo making photographs of the sculpted landscapes, Sangre di Cristo mountains, Truchas Peaks, and the Jemez. Chimayo is an amazing location filled with unique local trappings and the famous Santuario de Chimayo. We arrive in the picturesque village of Chimayo to photograph and explore until heading back to Santa Fe. Photo-instructions throughout! Emphasis on composition, lens choice, landscape, architectural tips, and more. This is truly a great 1/2-day photo workshop. Digital cameras and smartphones are welcome.
2-Hour Photography Class While Touring Downtown Santa Fe, Smart Phones Welcome!
This photo class, and tour, is a unique experience in and around Santa Fe. Professional photographer David has been a Santa Fe resident for more than 30 years. Bring your digital camera, smartphone, or both. This photo class/tour is a great place to start here in Santa Fe. You will learn composition, portraiture, landscape photography, lowlight, camera functions, and lots more. This 2- hour photo-class/tour will be a fun and insightful photographic learning experience for you while getting to know Santa Fe. Photo editing with Snapseed will be part of the instructions. David knows all the best places to photograph in and around Santa Fe as well as being able to help travelers with questions regarding local restaurants, cultural activities, hiking, etc.
Todos Santos Private Transportation to Airport in Sanjose del Cabo
Forget about waiting for more people or goint to another Hotel to pick up more people, will be a pleasure driving you carefully to the Airport directly or if you prefer we can stop by for some souvenirs. Enjoy the Ride.
3-4Hour Plaza Sip, Savor, History Guided Walking Tour in Santa Fe
As a 12th generation New Mexican we provide a fun and informational experience that is all inclusive. We talk about our unique culture and heritage, our amazing food and drink, art and outdoors and everything else in between. This is an experience unlike any other where you truly feel like a local. We have fun, interact, and enjoy each others company while we eat and drink some local delicacies. Oh an yes, COME HUNGRY!
Stained Glass Class - Hidden Santa Fe Gem
Stained glass is a rare art these days, and classes are even harder to find. This distinctive art and straightforward instruction with unique tools make for a fun combo! Plus, how often do you get to break glass and melt metal?
Wander New Mexico Food Tour - Downtown Plaza 'Sip & Savor'
This classic Santa Fe food and drink adventure is focused on Santa Fe's downtown Plaza neighborhood. You will explore Santa Fe by foot while sampling the best in local food and beverage. You will have a chance to sample classic New Mexican flavors, as well as get a taste of what’s new and exciting in Santa Fe’s food scene. Along the way, you’ll learn about the city’s long and fascinating history, with an emphasis on how Native, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures shaped – and were shaped by – the region’s unique (and delicious!) food culture. This tour is designed with adventurous eaters in mind. Some food in New Mexico can be spicy, and while we can accommodate food allergies we are unable to provide "non-spicy" alternatives. This tour includes a variety of restaurants, and is NOT focused exclusively on New Mexican food. We bring you the best of Santa Fe, which includes a diverse array of cuisines.
Savor Santa Fe: Wine Pairing Dinner
The Savor Santa Fe Tour is perfect for unique romantic experience with a loved one or private experience with family, friends, or co-workers. Savor Santa Fe is a more upscale tour that provides an eclectic progressive dinner, wine, and dessert! Along the way we will provide information about the history of Santa Fe, our food, culture, and historical points of interests. The tour includes a full dinner, n/a drinks, wine pairings, and dessert. The tour meets at 4:30pm at our first restaurant (Exact meeting instructions will be found on your ticket), starts at 4:45pm and lasts 2.5-3 hours. Tours will sell out. Note: We are the only food tour company in Santa Fe that are truly locally owned and operated.
2 Hour Pottery Experience (Wheel or Hand-Building)
All of our pottery experiences are one-time, two-hour sessions guided by local Santa Fe artists and geared toward travelers, newbies, and anyone looking for a fun introduction to pottery. At the end of class, students will recycle their pieces, but you need not walk away empty handed. Each student gets $15 off of a piece from our gallery, which is full of pottery handcrafted by our teachers. In the wheel-throwing experience, students will dive into the most popular method of making ceramics. Working at the wheel is a meditative, yet challenging process. In this two-hour class, our potters will take you through the process of throwing a piece of pottery on the wheel. In our hand-building experience, students will learn the ancient techniques of working with clay by hand through sculpting, coil-building, or slab-building. The slowness of these methods allow for deeper connection with the material and total freedom of expression through clay.
2-Hour Sunset Serenade by Train
Let us soothe away your long day while riding the rails, sipping unique cocktails and enjoying smooth live jazz, cabaret or something a little avant-garde and being pampered by our First-Class attendants.
Santa Fe Historic Downtown Smart Phone Audio App Self Guided GPS Walking Tour
Walk around historic downtown Santa Fe and discover it’s 400-year history and the stories behind the sites. Go at your own pace and schedule. Advantages of this tour? - Our app offers immersive location aware walking tours navigated by your smart phone. Go at your own pace, on your own schedule and on your own terms. It's like a real life tour guide. - Best deal in town. - Professional Narration, production and music to bring the history to life - Walk at your own pace and hear the stories of what you see. - Stop anytime. - The tour never expires. - Listen remotely after taking the in person tour. On the tour you’ll learn about the times of the Spanish Conquistadores, the Crypto Jewish people, the Santa Fe Trail, the scientists of the Manhattan Project, the Pueblo Native People, the patron saint of animals, Artists, Georgia O’Keeffe, Billy the Kid, Zozobra, the oldest church in the US, how to make your food “Christmas Style”, and so much more. Not to be missed.
Santa Fe Art and History Small Group Bike Tour
Every day, we offer a leisurely ride through the heart of Santa Fe from our central location at La Fonda On the Plaza. This signature two-hour experience showcases the beautiful culture, art, history, and panoramic landscapes of 'The City Different' as our professional, local tour guides offer an intimate look at the many unique landmarks and local treasures along the route. This ride is enjoyable for all skill levels, and families (riders 4’8” and up) are welcome! Traditional pedal bikes are included; please inquire about E-bike upgrades.
Santa Fe Farmers Market & Railyard Food Tour
Join your local guides on a tour of one of the most notable farmers markets in the country, along with visits to local restaurants, pubs and specialty shops in the Railyard Arts District of Historic Santa Fe. Our Railyard Arts District & Farmers Market Tour features, 4 Santa Fe Railyard gems during your 3-hour walking tour. The Farmers Market is featured on Tuesday & Saturday tours only. While visiting some of our favorite restaurants each guest will be served a generous portion of pre-curated dishes, alcoholic drink pairings, non-alcoholic beverages and of course, dessert! Your tour will highlight the history and culture that surrounds our Santa Fe Railyard Arts District. Be prepared to have fun and learn about this charming district in Santa Fe! **NOTE: You must be in good walking condition as we do cover up to 1.5 miles of total walking. All food and drinks are curated and pre-selected. Please make any food allergies or restrictions known upon booking.
Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery Tour and Tasting
Brewery and distillery tour led by experienced brewers/distillers. It is an interactive, hands-on and multisensory tour. The tour is followed by sampling spirits and/or beer in our intimate tasting room.