Santa Fe, New Mexico

Votes



2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

168 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
80 Votes - "Best For Food"
5 Votes - "Most Fun"
3 Votes - "Friendliest"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

Description

Claiming to be the most exotic city in North America, Santa Fe is cultured and diverse. Spanish and Native American influences make for fascinating food, art and entertainment with a rich heritage evident all over town. While the food stands out, Santa Fe has so much more in store.

Santa Fe’s food focuses on the local staple—chile—and visitors should prepare to answer red or green? You can’t miss the New Mexican, Southwestern offerings, but the town has every other cuisine imaginable. Our team was thrilled with The Pantry, Maria’s, Marble Brewery, Rooftop Pizzeria and Coyote Café on their visit.

With the third largest art market in the U.S., Santa Fe boasts hundreds of art galleries, a variety of museums, opera and trademark architecture. View Pueblo and Greek-revival styles in protected historic districts, browse a gallery or attend one of several annual art markets, and take in the performing arts whether theater, dance or music. The town offers a dozen museums, four concentrated on Museum Hill near shopping and dining as well.

Outdoor recreation is a must in a destination that promises 300 sunny days each year. Hike, bike or swim in the summer and ski or ice skate in the winter. Families can choose between horseback riding, rafting, fishing or even riding a hot air balloon over the beautiful view in the valley below the Rocky Mountains. There’s even more to see and do discussed in Santa Fe’s reviews.

Beautiful sunsets and mountain views
Reviewed by j1crant
on May 16, 2012
Santa Fe rocks - world class.
Reviewed by mellowrama
on May 16, 2012
Where else can you run into a dirt road four blocks from the State Capital? Lots of interesting culture and character. A very unique place.
Reviewed by keoki_cool
on May 16, 2012
Santa Fe has the best weather, food, scenic beauty, hotels, people and festivals. There's always something to do.
Reviewed by guinwhite
on May 16, 2012
City of arts, culture, and world renowned food. Great farmers market, hiking, top notch hotels/resorts. Very health conscious community. Great climate and beautiful town!
Reviewed by bhultberg
on May 16, 2012
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Population

67,947

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