Santa Fe, New Mexico


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"


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.

Santa Fe is beautiful, artistic and the food is second to none.
Reviewed by santafecom
on May 15, 2012
Santa Fe is a power-packed teensy town with culture, natural beauty, history, and ease of use. You can be anywhere in town in under 15 minutes, and you can walk to so many places. The weather is sublime most of the year and is breath-taking even in the winter months. It's #1 for best skies anywhere! Foodies, take note. You will not run out of options at all price points.
Reviewed by prizeplum
on May 15, 2012
My favorite place on the planet! Love the atmosphere in Santa Fe, the food, the scenery, the mecca!
Reviewed by kmeads
on May 15, 2012
A mixture of old and new and breathtaking views
Reviewed by tmwyman
on May 15, 2012
Wonderful year round weather and the MOST interesting people
Reviewed by Louise Casselman
on May 15, 2012
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