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.

the best food in the southwest , santa fe national forest you are there in 15 minutes.
Reviewed by vadaniels
on June 4, 2012
Santa Fe is a very spiritual and healing place. The mountains are beautiful and we have all four seasons in one day!
Reviewed by cmvalentine
on June 4, 2012
SAnta Fe is nestled at the foot of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains...
Reviewed by
on June 4, 2012
Santa Fe has great food!! From inexpensive "Mom-and-Pop" restaurants (Castro's Cafe..Cerrillos Rd) to high-end gourmet cuisine (Geronimo's..Canyon Rd), Santa Fe has it all. With over 150 restaurants to choose from, Santa Fe has lots of diverse flavors too...Sushi @ Masa Sushi (Solana Center), Vietnamese food @ Lans and Caribbean cuisine @ Jambo Cafe both on Cerrillos Rd (College Plaza South). For lunch the locals flock to The Back Street Bistro (south Capitol neighborhood) with its 8 home-made soups daily. Of course, there are all kinds of wonderful New Mexican and Mexican Restaurants...favorites include The Shed (downtown Palace Avenue) and Tomasita's (the Railyard district. I could go on and on!!
Reviewed by mbsantafe
on June 4, 2012
The greatest place ever!
Reviewed by zaffie
on June 4, 2012
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