Our Favorite Pumpkin Ginger Waffles Recipe

A white plate topped with homemade pumpkin waffles.

One of our winter staples and a guest favorite, our pumpkin ginger waffles make for a delicious treat in the morning or any time of day. Enjoy a taste of The Bear at home with this delightful waffle recipe. Serves: 5 Total Time: 30 min Ingredients 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3 Read More …

5 Reasons to Hit the Slopes at Ski Santa Fe

Downhill skier in a blue cloat.

Santa Fe averages 325 days of sunshine per year, making it the perfect place for a midwinter retreat. The city is home to art, culture, food, and entertainment that you can experience in the city year-round, but the cold weather brings endless opportunities for exciting winter recreation. If you’re looking for some excitement this season, Read More …

5 Scenic Stops on the Way to Taos from Santa Fe NM

Stunning bridge over two mountains on the way to taos nm amidst blue skies

If you’re interested in exploring the exquisite New Mexico landscape, a leisurely drive from Santa Fe to Taos is the perfect place to start. Take in fantastic views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, visit breathtaking historic sites, and explore a fascinating mountain town. Here are 5 scenic stops on the way to Taos from Read More …

Your Guide to Holiday Shopping In Santa Fe

Downtown Santa Fe at sundown.

No matter who you’re shopping for, you’ll find the perfect gift in Santa Fe’s array of eclectic array shops. Santa Fe is full of unique art pieces, dazzling handmade jewelry, colorful home decor, and so much more. Here’s your guide to holiday shopping in Santa Fe, NM. Nambe If you’re seeking a unique host or Read More …

The Best Day Trips From Santa Fe

A beautiful view of the mountain ranges in Santa Fe

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the natural beauty of New Mexico. However, the most convenient way to explore the Land of Enchantment is from the front seat of your car. Meander through charming mountain villages and wide-open vistas, and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Southwest. Here are the best Read More …

Celebrate the Holidays in Santa Fe

A tree lighting ceremony to celebrate the holidays in Santa Fe

The 2021 holiday season is right around the corner, and Santa Fe has plenty of merriment in store for you! From seasonal celebrations to snowy recreation, there’s so much to do and see this year. Keep reading to learn about all the ways you can celebrate the holidays in Santa Fe, NM! Plaza Lighting Ceremony Read More …

Explore the Incredible Bandelier National Monument

Ancient cave dwellings at Bandelier National Monument.

Of all the attractions, historic sites, and natural wonders of New Mexico, none are quite as remarkable as Bandelier National Monument. An incredibly well-preserved historic site, the monument was established to protect the amazing cliff dwellings. The dwellings, or cavates, were carved into the Frijole Canyon as early as 1150 CE. These caves were once Read More …

4 Fascinating Ways to Explore Native American Culture in Santa Fe

Beautiful Native American pottery.

The first Native Americans arrived in the Southwest thousands of years ago. Yet, these local tribes are still incredibly important to Santa Fe’s spirit and community. From their influential art and jewelry to their adobe-style structures, indigenous people have left an impressive mark on this city. Keep reading to learn 4 fascinating ways explore Native Read More …

5 Best Ways to Enjoy Fall Foliage in Santa Fe

Bright golden Aspens along the New Mexico landscape.

Santa Fe celebrates its own, unique beauty all year long. However, those who have witnessed autumn’s majesty understands why it’s called the Land of Enchantment. Between mid-September and early October, our treasured Aspen trees begin to transform, gilding the horizon with incredible sprays of gold. If you’re interested in seeing this stunning Southwestern scenery for Read More …

Your Guide to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Colorful hot air balloons rising into the sky.

During the first week of October each year, the New Mexico sky transforms into a dazzling and colorful spectacle. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, (the largest balloon festival in the world) draws pilots and spectators from all over the globe to participate in this colossal event. The first festival took place in 1972 with just Read More …