Enjoyable Hiking Ideas in Santa Fe

View along Santa Fe's Chamisa Hiking Trail

When spring comes with warmer weather, it’s normal to want to hit the trails to enjoy the great outdoors. In fact, after several winter months, we may need to release some pent-up energy. Hiking is a wonderful way to do that. Here are some enjoyable hiking ideas in Santa Fe, NM as you prepare to Read More …

Visiting Santa Fe’s Beautiful Local, State & National Parks

Stunning view of Nambe Lake surrounded by evergreen trees and mountains.

New Mexico has an abundance of natural beauty. Simply driving through the state impresses visitors and residents alike with its grandeur. The varied landscape of this scenic southwestern state and Santa Fe’s beautiful local, state and national parks allows those seeking an outdoor adventure the chance to find a little bit of everything – canyons Read More …

10 Must-See Attractions in Santa Fe

Beautiful mountains in New Mexico, painted-like pastel colors against a brilliant blue sky

Spring is in the air! It’s time to get out and about enjoying longer days and warmer weather. And just as spring is opening up, so is New Mexico. There is so much to do in Santa Fe while still maintaining social distancing and being safe. Whether it’s the exciting outdoor activities, enjoying the wonders Read More …

Discover Inn of the Turquoise Bear: an Historic Gem in Santa Fe NM

Exterior view of Inn of the Turquoise Bear with clay colored adobe and turquoise trim and front door

Santa Fe, NM, is known for its artistic and cultural expression with multitudes of museums, culture, and historic architecture. One of the most significant historic buildings in Santa Fe is our 1800’s adobe inn. Do yourself a favor by investing some time to discover Inn of the Turquoise Bear: an historic gem in Santa Fe Read More …

Winter Recreation in Santa Fe New Mexico

Cross country skiing in Santa Fe

Santa Fe – A Winter Sports Haven Boasting an average of 300 sunny days a year and plenty of snow during the winter season, winter recreation in Santa Fe New Mexico is paradise. So whether you’re a novice or expert, downhill skier, snowboarder, or cross country skier, you’ll find plenty to do. You will discover Read More …

Unique and Luxurious Lodging in Santa Fe New Mexico

Inn of the Turquoise Bear

If you’re planning to visit Santa Fe, your choice of accommodations will be one of the most important decisions you make. Santa Fe has plenty of hotels, motels and inns from which to choose, but Inn of the Turquoise Bear offers truly unique and luxurious lodging in Santa Fe New Mexico. Here are 5 reasons Read More …

Christmas Traditions at the Bear

Three mini cheesecakes

Like most experiences in 2020, the holidays are going to be different. Although some long-standing traditions won’t be happening this year, like live concerts and the popular Farolito Walk, some will. For example, here in Santa Fe, we are still ready to put up the Farolitos (small paper lantern) and light up the town as Read More …

Sweet and Flaky Bizcochito Recipe | A New Mexico Tradition

Rows of fresh baked bizcochito cookies on a baking sheet

Did you know, New Mexico was the first state in the country to have an official state cookie? The Bizcochito, bestowed in 1989, actually dates back to when New Mexico was a Spanish Colony. This traditional recipe incorporates brandy, anise, orange and cinnamon, making them the perfect holiday treat. If travel restrictions limit your chances Read More …

Best Santa Fe Day Hikes

View of Santa Fe's closest Alpine Lake. Nambe Lake.

Physical Distancing the Way Mother Nature Intended!   Santa Fe is close to so many beautiful, diverse places to get outside, on your own and away from others!  Hiking in and around Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico offers many different types of experiences from alpine lakes or classic western movie set desert canyons to Read More …