Santa Fe Guide
United States of America > Santa Fe
Think historical Southwestern and you've got the idea of Santa
Fe. Even the fast food joints near the historic downtown are
built to look adobe. Santa Fe is the second-oldest city in
America and should rightly celebrate its richness of heritage.
Hispanic, Native American and European traditions meet here
and all contribute to the colorful cultures, events and food.
Santa Fe is a special place for art lovers. You can visit
a lot of places that give you an inspiration of art. At
the corner of Palace and Lincoln Avenues, is the Museum
of Fine Arts. It has an eclectic collection of modern and
contemporary art, It's a comforting and quiet place to be.
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum is another good
spot caters to your need here.
If you love opera shows, Santa Fe has an active theater
scene and lively music venues with top-class acts. The Santa
Fe Opera performs beneath the stars against a beautiful
No matter where you visit, you'll want to get out into
the streets to appreciate Santa Fe. Start at the Plaza,
situated at the heart of the city. It's a good place to
stroll and get a feel for the city's special ambience and
If you enjoy nature, The Santa Fe National Forest rims
the city is just the right place to be. You can hike here
in the summer and ski here in the winter. The high mountains
and dry air make for great downhill and cross-country skiing
too. In fact, there are nine major skiing areas in the State.
Getting There and Moving Around
The rather small Santa Fe County Municipal Airport (SAF)
is served by United, which offers several flights a day
Amtrak train does not serve Santa Fe directly, but it does
operate a shuttle connection to and from its station in
Lamy, which is just south of Santa Fe.
Greyhound and TNM&O Coaches offer bus service to the
city. Whereas, Santa Fe Trails provides bus service within
the city, and Capital City Cab operates taxis. If you intend
to venture beyond the confines of Santa Fe, a rental of
car is most appropriate.
The convenience of various transport mode in Santa Fe definitely
adds up the fun for your stay here.