What Makes Sante Fe, NM is a Great Family Destination

When you think of Santa Fe, you think of cowboys and the Old West. Although the spirit of the Old West is still alive and well in Santa Fe, there are many other fun activities to do presently that the cowboys of days gone by didn’t have the luxury of experiencing. Find out more about Santa Fe, New Mexico and its family attractions to start planning your trip today!

Canyon Road

Canyon Road is a half-mile walk of over 100 shops and restaurants located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. The whole family can enjoy a walking tour of this historic section of Santa Fe year-round with different seasonal events and activities. If you have any art lovers in your family, Canyon Road has many galleries that showcase Santa Fe’s top artists.

For more information, visit: http://visitcanyonroad.com/

Ski Santa Fe

Santa Fe is great in the summer, but it’s fun in the winter, too! Ski Santa Fe is not a huge resort, but it still has a variety terrain that is accessible to skiers and snowboarders alike. The mountain is open seasonally, and the best part is, the lift lines are usually pretty short to get you to the top of the mountain quicker.

Plan your trip here: http://skisantafe.com/

El Rancho de las Golondrinas

For all you history buffs out there, El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a historic ranch built in the early 1700s as stopping point along the Royal Road that connected Mexico City to Santa Fe. Today, the ranch is immaculately preserved with many points of interests and family-friendly events from early spring to late fall.

Start your historic tour: https://golondrinas.org/

Atalaya Mountain Trail

Hiking the Atalaya Mountain Trail is a magnificent way to experience the outdoors when visiting Santa Fe. The stunning views are not to be missed by nature lovers, and the trail is easy enough for all skill levels to enjoy.

Visit Atalaya Mountain Trail for more information.

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

The gardens are a fairyland comprised of the most diverse species of plants and trees in the region. During your visit, be sure to take note of the unique fruit trees that thrive in the arid environment before heading to one of the nearby museums or restaurants.

Plan your visit to the gardens here: http://santafebotanicalgarden.org/

About the Author: Cameron is a guest contributor from Casa Escondida Bed & Breakfast, a bed and breakfast in Chimayo, NM located near Santa Fe.

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