Santa Fe, New Mexico

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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.

Santa Fe is the best place to visit when you need a true cultural getaway!
Reviewed by mnoakeley
on June 1, 2012
Santa Fe is a jewel box...there are a thousand and one amaing things to do here...the best, of course, is to look up at the impossibly blue sky with whipped cream clouds...
Reviewed by Chasing Santa Fe
on June 1, 2012
The City Different: environment, topography, beautiful weather, and wonderful cultures and history all mix to make an extraordinary place! Come visit and decide for yourself why it is called the Land of Enchantment!
Reviewed by hlamboy
on June 1, 2012
Best place to visit or live...with over 400 years of history and culture, there is a great experience waiting around every corner.
Reviewed by pearchuleta
on June 1, 2012
Santa Fe Restaurants have a variety of wonderful choices to choose from...
Reviewed by pabaros
on June 1, 2012
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67,947

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