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.

blue sky, great food, mountains, culture, all the best
Reviewed by areba
on May 24, 2012
Best of everything...I have been all over the United States and haven't found anyplace else I would rather call home.
Reviewed by beckyb888
on May 24, 2012
High desert country, enormous vistas, amazing color palette!
Reviewed by mbagley
on May 24, 2012
Was just voted "the cleanest air in the nation", with an abundance of out of doors things to do. Architecture unlike any in the nation (dubbed "The City Different"), with gorgeous scenery and the friendliest people make it "have to" place to be. Pssssst, it has been our secret till now, try to keep it to yourself.
Reviewed by mendelsandra
on May 24, 2012
A hidden gem that provides the perfect combination of culture, scenery and interesting people
Reviewed by bjchip
on May 24, 2012
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