Hi, i am traveling to santa fe for 2 days with my elderly mom.. She walks with a cane, fairly slowly and cant walk very long distances. Would it be better to stay farther from downtown and just drive and park at the various areas, or try to stay right near the center of town and try to walk (slowly) to things. also, does anyone have a suggestion for a nice hotel/inn that would be good for 3 adults (my sister is traveling with us also.,) What would be something that we shouldnt miss while we are in santa fe? thanks, Maggiefoss
I would like to know if it is permitted to photograph museums and churches, and local people in Santa Fe, NM.
Any sights that are forbidden to take pictures? Thanks.
My husband and I will be traveling to Santa Fe and staying Christmas week...we will have our 21 yr old and 15 yr old with us...we need ideas on a basic plan of things to do...they are interested in sledding or snowmobiling...other events or things to do...suggestions? Thanks We are also thinking of a vacation rental instead of a hotel
Okay... My plan is to go to Santa Fe, NM September 2012, but am trying to figure out what I need to plan for (I'm a freak about writing and rewriting and rewriting lists, ect)...
My main reason for going is Georgia O'Keeffe. I'm hoping to be able to go on the tour of her home/studio. The problem is that I don't drive because of a vision problem.. Is there a way to get from Santa Fe to Abiquiu relatively simply without personally driving there?
We attended the Santa Fe Opera 4 years ago. I was surprised last time to see that the dress was pretty casual, and I remember it being cold at the end of the evening. I am wanting to find out if anyone knows what is/ isn't appropriate dress. I will also be bringing my oldest daughter for the first time, so want to make sure to guide her in "what-to-wear".
I'm flying in to SAF Municipal in September, a solo trip, no car and I'm getting so upset because I'm reading that there is absolutely no way to get to my hotel which is near the Plaza. Does anyone have a roundabout idea how much a cab would cost from SAF to the Plaza? OR is there an alternative way of just getting to the plaza with out renting a car? I thought it would be easier to do it this way than to go into ABQ, now I see I'm wrong. Didn't really want to spend a fortune getting to my hotel. Too late to change plans now. Thanks so much for any help.
I am planning to take my mom who is handicapped to Santa Fe for this coming July 4 holiday. She is wheelchair bound. Any suggestions anyone has would be greatly appreciated.
Do you have any howling wooden carved coyotes available or have access to anyone who makes them?
I'm planning two weeks in SF with my family.
1. Any suggestions on where we can take a 3 year old?
2. How good is public transpo? Do we need to rent a car?
3. I was told to take the Sandia shuttle from ALB airport. Is that the best option?
Planning a 7 day visit mid Aug 2009. My wife and I are looking forward to a relaxing vacation with some exploring and photo ops. We are in our 50's and flying into Albuquerque from New York. Would like to avoid big city hassels like traffic jams, noise and the hustle & bustle. We have not been to Santa Fe before. Are there hotels available inside the city limits that are quiet and laid back, or would the suburbs/outskirts have what we're looking for? Wouldn't mind B&B or smaller hacienda. Thanks!
I booked us 6 days in Sept. (Thursday 4th - Tuesday 9th) without realizing that it's Fiesta! At least 4 days of the 6, anyway. How insane will the crowds/traffic be during that time, and will it mostly be concentrated in and around the Plaza area? We plan to daytrip out to Chaco, Bandelier and Taos - should we try to do that during the weekend, to avoid the masses, and then spend Monday and Tuesday in town when Fiesta is over and it's quieter? Or will there be areas of town that aren't overrun? We don't want to avoid the event entirely as there'll be some fun things to see but crowds can be wearing...
Actually, if anyone has tips on a few things we should see during the Fiesta, that'd be great. We'll probably skip Zozobra as that sounds like a zoo but what else is fun??
My friend and I just started our trip yesterday, we flown in to Denver last night, will be driving to Sante Fe today, we have hotel reservation for 4 nights in Sante Fe and want to know what to do, see, eat etc around Sante Fe, we like off-the beaten track, ghost town, nature, animals ...
We have about 3 days after that to make our way back to Denver to catch our flight back to Seattle...
Any advice much appreciated
I will be visiting Santa Fe in June but will not have a car. Are there any tours or other transportation going to Chama? I would love to take the scenic railroad there. Thanks for any info!
I'll be traveling, to Santa Fe area, with four adults and four young people between 14 and 17 years old. I'm interested in a suite, or two, for a week in June 2008. What is available, at what cost? I've stayed at El Rey and loved it. I need info to make a decision.
Some friends and I are in Albuquerque right now, but we're planning to spend the weekend in Santa Fe. I've not been there since I was a young girl and we're all from Boston. What is the best Halloween Party to go to, and what are the best fun bars for a young college crowd like ourselves? Nothing fancy/pretentious - just good times and good vibes. We'll be there sometime tomorrow until Monday afternoon.
We'd like to visit Madrid also - it doesn't look far from Santa Fe. Do any of you know if the little shops/galleries/boutiques are open on Sunday?
A bunch of friends (about 20-30) will be gathering in Santa Fe in May. We are all staying at different places but want to find someplace that is informal where we can sit and talk/eat/drink in groups for a couple of hours. I was imagining like a big backyard or garden setting. any ideas?
FIVE OF US (GALS) ARE GOING TO SANTA FE FOR 8 DAYS VERY SOON AND WE HAVE OUR RESERVATIONS. WOULD LIKE TO KNOW SOME FUN PLACES TO GO. I READ SOMEPLACE ABOUT A CLUB THAT HAS ALL COWBOY STUFF.
AND NEED SUGGESTIONS FOR GOOD FOOD - THAT IS A MUST.
I WOULD LOVE TO GO VISIT A SANTERO (CARVER) I HOPE THIS IS THE CORRECT WORD.
WHAT IS THE MUST SEE. WE ARE OPEN TO ANY SUGGESTIONS. WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM SOME LOCALS.
WE LIKE: ART - FOOD - POTTERY - HISTORY - DANCING - PERFORMANCES - SIGHT SEEING. DON'T MIND RIDING THE BUS. WE USUALLY GO OUR OWN WAYS DURING THE DAY.
My husband and I are planning on renting a casita in Santa Fe for two weeks next May. We have found many wonderful ones online, but we are not sure which areas of town we should be looking at. When choosing between a casita on Artist Rd., Hill Street, Canyon Rd. Agua Fria St, Acequia Madre, Gonzalea St., West San Francisco, Guadalupe St., what advice could you give a couple who is looking for a charming, pituresque neighborhood that's within walking distance of the main Plaza? (We're big walkers, so walking distance could be a couple of miles even as long as there was a safe place for pedestrians to walk.) There was even one listed as being two blocks from Kaune's Market.
Thanks for any help that you could give in advance.
I'll probably get the opportunity to come to Santa Fe for 9 months long education in TV journalism. I am wondering - whate are the prices of accomodation? If I come, I'll probably be supposed to rent some decent place, one room flat... in the area near Santa Fe University. Any advices... suggestions... Anyway, I don't know a lot about Santa Fe. Any word would do. :)
Hi all -
We're in the process of planning a long weekend get away for 6 girls. (we're all turning 30 this year and decided it was overdue for a reunion of sorts - besides weddings....)
any recomendations for best months to go? we're thinking july, aug, sept - trying to avoid high tourist season but still there for the warmer weather.
also - suggestions on a place for us to stay that's still easy to out to without much driving - but a place with a nice pool and possible spa options.
I will be in Santa Fe from December 2nd through the 5th. Would anyone like to meet for a drink one of those days/evenings?
Are there buses and/or trains from Santa Fe to Taos? If so, what is the approximate length of time and fare for them? Would Taos be an easy daytrip from Santa Fe without a car?
We will be in Santa Fe July 22 to 29, 2006. Does anyone know any secrets that only the locals know. We live in Victoria BC and I'm always sending people to places that aren't in the guide books.
Hi, and thanks for reading.
I'm looking for information on FR 289 in the Santa Fe National Forest between FR 268 and FR 142 west of Santa Fe and southwest of Bandelier, mainly regarding its condition.
I have a high-clearance truck, but it's 4x2 and has problems on ridiculous inclines, sand and mud, but I've driven it on what would be considered jeep trails in the past.
I'd like to visit Cochiti, and would like to get to Bandelier and Los Alamos without having to go way around.
Any information would be appreciated.
hey, I've been back and forth between DC/Balto. and SFe and ABQ for months now. My work there may be ending soon, although I hope not! Anyway, I have a sense of each place, so I don't need someone to show me around. Was just wondering if anyone would like to meet for dinner in and/or drinks in SFe on July 6, or on July 20th. I'm fine hanging alone or with boss, but really would love meeting some great VT folks from the Land of Enchantment. happy trails, Ellen
Hi there, I've been living in Santa Fe for 2 years now (I'm originally from Scotland), but I've only been to one Native American dance (down at Cochiti pueblo). My parents are coming to visit me in May and I understand that there are two dances on May 3rd :-) (1) Santa Cruz Feast Day and Corn Dance at Cochiti Pueblo (2) Blessing of the Fields and Corn Dance at Taos Pueblo. My dad is absolutely crazy about the Southwest, the whole "Cowboys and Indians" thing, Route 66, etc. He wanted to be a cowboy when he was a boy. ANYWAY... Does anyone know what these two dance are like? I could take them to both, but that would just be too long a day, so what would you think would be more appealing to the tourist? I want them to see dancing, big Chief's featther... "hat", etc. What is the bigger event? What is the nicest looking pueblo? What draws more visitors? Thanks in advance for any replies. - Best regards, Lee Thanks, Lee
Looking for recommendations for Thanksgiving Day dinner. Have done Bishops and Rancho de Chimayo and Hilton Pinon grill. Have party of 9, with two toddlers, so probably a nice buffet.
Hello all! We will be visiting (or, in my case, re-visiting) Santa Fe for five days in mid-January. I can't wait to return and we are looking for a cozy B&B to settle into. After a lot of research, we are tentatively settled on El Paradero. Anyone have any experience of this place that they would care to share? Thanks. tiganeasca