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Best things to do in Santa Fe

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Gallery
“One of a kind destination unlike most you have experienced. Get advance reservations. ”
138local recommendations
Arts & Entertainment
“The heart of downtown Santa Fe for nearly 400 years, the Plaza remains the central part of the city, hosting Indian and Spanish markets and other annual events as well as community gatherings, summer concerts at the bandstand and more. ”
110local recommendations
Museum
“Well worth the visit since Georgia O'Keeffe spent a great deal of her time near Santa Fe she was innovative in her use of color and perspective.”
58local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Quintessential Santa Fe and not to be missed! Put on your most comfortable shoes or boots and walk Canyon Road's phenomenal collection of galleries and art studios. A visual feast that some claim to be the best collection of art between LA and NYC.”
65local recommendations
BBQ Restaurant
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“Great food (check out their green chile cheeseburger) and super fun atmosphere here at cowgirl!”
84local recommendations
Farmers Market
“It's a happening place on Saturdays! A lively and fun market, mostly outdoors but also inside a Pavilion. Some prepared foods are available as well as coffee.”
96local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“The Shed is a Santa Fe institution, steeped in history, it's a must-visit for classic Southwestern fare, a lively bar, and sunny outdoor courtyard.”
62local recommendations
Cinema
“The best reason to go to the Railyard District. Grab a beer or glass of wine from great selection, enjoy great food, watch a movie in comfy recliner, or do all three! ”
61local recommendations
Museum
“Free to seniors on Wednesdays :) . Always something interesting going on...”
49local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“I really like Tune-Up for breakfast. Their red chile is better than the green. Food's not too spicy. ”
76local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“Casual New Mexican eatery with colorful decor features tacos, burritos & more with a separate vegetarian menu.”
59local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“For thirty-nine years Cafe Pasqual's has been serving emphatically flavored cuisine inspired by the culinary traditions of New Mexico, Old Mexico, the Mediterranean and Asia. We are dedicated to using fresh, seasonal, organic and naturally raised foods.”
57local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“One of our favorites! Near I-25 and Old Pecos Trail - stop on your way in or out of town.”
47local recommendations
Tapas Restaurant
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“Great food and location. The flamenco dancing adds a special event to dinner.”
58local recommendations
Café
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“Eclectic menu & teas from around the world! Amazing outdoor patio! (Note: Online, it is listed as having Wi-Fi...I wouldn't bother going here to use however...it's terrible.)”
57local recommendations
Bakery
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“French bakery and restaurant...open for breakfast and lunch. Arrive early so as not to wait in line for this popular eatery. An easy walk from our Cabana”
58local recommendations