8 Things to Do in Santa Fe New Mexico

The vast complex, with its gorgeous ancient houses, orchards, and vineyards, provides a wonderful glimpse into 18th- and 19th-century New Mexico history, heritage, culture, and customs.

El Rancho de las Golondrinas

The Santa Fe Farmers Market now boasts over 150 local growers and traders after being launched in 1968 by a few farmers. In the Santa Fe Railyard, it's a bustling yet laid-back spot to explore only steps from the city centre.

Santa Fe Farmers Market

One of the most accessible and picturesque resorts in the region, Ski Santa Fe, is located northeast of the city on snow-covered slopes. It features 88 great routes and a thrilling terrain park with stunning landscapes and aerial vistas.

Ski Santa Fe

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture is a fantastic site to learn about Southwest Native American origins, history, and customs. Museum Hill, south of the centre, has an amazing collection of art, antiquities, and archeological finds.

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

It may seem odd, but the San Miguel Chapel is the oldest surviving church in the US. The present church dates back to 1710, although an older structure was there for about a century until an uprising burnt and destroyed it.

San Miguel Chapel

Santa Fe's charming plaza is bordered by the Palace of the Governors, erected in 1610. The oldest public edifice in the nation was the state's capital for centuries. It is now safeguarded by the amazing New Mexico History Museum.

Palace of the Governors

The fantastic Santa Fe Indian Market draws hundreds of artists, sellers, visitors, and collectors each August. The colourful and frenetic cultural event is the world's biggest exposition and market

Santa Fe Indian Market

The New Mexico History Museum, behind the Palace of the Governors in the city centre, has an amazing collection of relics and displays. If you can, visit it to learn about the state and Southwest's people, customs, and towns.

New Mexico History Museum