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.

Because of its' beautiful churches, architecture, scenery and people, Santa Fe is definitely the most beautiful small town in America.
Reviewed by salopez
on June 4, 2012
Clear turquoise skies, year round sunshine, gorgeous mountain views surrounding you and breath taking art, arcitecture, culture and history throughout the town. Santa Fe is a fun and fanciful small town with a beauty rich and deep.
Reviewed by theValchick
on June 4, 2012
Santa Fe is a mid-sized town with the cultural opportunities of a metropolitan area. The scenery is spectacular. Opportunities for outdoor adventure are a stone's throw from town.
Reviewed by Cynthia Anne
on June 4, 2012
I love Santa Fe's weather all four seasons...
Great food and friendly people! Fabulous place to live and visit.
Reviewed by KimB
on June 4, 2012
Best shop in Santa Fe? Doodlit's - In business forever!
Reviewed by cahorwitz
on June 4, 2012
Showing 26 through 30 of 423 reviews

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67,947

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