The area around Santa Fe has plenty of outdoor activities for people to immerse themselves. But if you prefer the indoors during the winter months, and being out in the elements is not on the top of your list of foremost desires, then take heart. The diversity and abundance of indoor activities in Santa Fe is incredible. From art galleries and museums to coffee shops and shopping, there is always something entertaining and enriching to experience. Check out the following 5 fun indoor winter activities in Santa Fe, New Mexico. You’ll have more than enough to do.

Coffee Shops

Sip and savor brews from around the world

  • Iconik Coffee Roasters – They are one of the most popular coffee shops in our area and across the nation.
  • 35 Degree North Coffee – This coffee shop takes a hands-on approach to obtaining, roasting, and brewing their coffee. What are the results? Quality, dedication, and deliciousness in every cup. Open daily 7:30am-3:30pm.
  • Ohori’s – Ohori’s puts making coffee first as they have for decades. Whether you prefer a smooth dark roast, something lighter, hot tea or chocolate drinks, be sure to stop here.
  • Sky Coffee – Many people visit Sky Coffee to relax over a great cup of coffee and enjoy the view. It’s no wonder because the atmosphere makes both possible.

Museums

An opportunity to learn about the past
While most museums are temporarily closed, the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian is currently open with precautions in place and has unique exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American art. They concentrate on little-known kinds of art that are part of Native American culture. It’s worth a visit.

Galleries

Over 250 places to admire beautiful art
Having more than 250 galleries to choose from is more than enough activity to keep you occupied for your stay in Santa Fe. Consider creating a plan to guide you as you see the galleries.

Shopping

A unique experience awaits
As is the case with art galleries, shopping for unique and exciting items will fill your day with fun and excitement. Besides searching for handmade treasures that you won’t find anywhere else, you will also relish the colorful environment. Independent boutiques and specialty shops offer a more unique experience than the large stores that frequent the malls. You can spend an entire day browsing for Southwestern fashions, cowboy boots, turquoise and silver jewelry, or textiles.

Stay at Inn of the Turquoise Bear

Now you have a large quantity and variety of ideas to pursue during your Santa Fe getaway. Whether you choose to focus on art galleries, spend your day shopping for treasures, or fritter away a relaxing afternoon in a bookstore, there is always something entertaining and exciting to do. Perhaps the best option of all though, is to take advantage of the relaxing environment at our iconic Santa Fe bed and breakfast. After a day on the go, you will relish returning to your luxurious guest room. Imagine curling up in a cozy chair with your favorite beverage and having the time to read a good book or just converse with your sweetheart. A stay at the Bear is the perfect way to spend your Santa Fe getaway.