Girls’ Getaway Guide to Santa Fe

Santa Fe girls' trip spa day

Santa Fe Girls’ Trip Are you craving a girlfriends’ getaway? Maybe you’re planning a mother-daughter celebration for Mother’s Day or other special occasion. Or perhaps you’re due for some quality time with your BFF. Whatever your reasoning, make Santa Fe your destination for the ultimate and unforgettable girls’ trip! Read on to learn about our Read More …

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberries Recipes

Lemon Ricotta pancakes

A hallmark of Spring at the Inn is our Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with fresh blueberries and we have decided to share our lemon pancakes recipe with you! The combination of lemon and blueberries is a classic and fresh-tasting pairing. These lemon pancakes are light and fluffy because you separate the eggs and beat the egg Read More …

Adventures with Flo: Scenic Pecos River Road

Innkeeper's motorcycle at the Pecos River

About 30 minutes Southeast of Santa Fe is the city of Pecos, New Mexico.  It’s the gateway to the great outdoors!  Pecos is a place to hike, fish, horseback ride, and meditate.  Pecos is a western saga situated near an all-weather pass where the West was lost and won time and time again.  First came Read More …

Holidays in Santa Fe : 2016 New Mexico Winter Getaway

Cathedra at Christmas in Santa Fe

The holidays are one of the most festive and affordable times to visit Santa Fe. With more than 300 days of sun to boast of each year, escape your winter gray skies for sunny Santa Fe! Santa Fe’s bright blue skies may inspire you to take a hike through our mountains, to sit back and Read More …

Easy Homemade Granola Recipe

Fresh housemade granola available daily at breakfast

Life is far too short for store-bought commercial granola!  Homemade granola is easy to make and can be a healthy, comforting, and delicious treat any time of day. Most of the store-bought stuff is high in high fructose corn syrup, contains unhealthy fats and oils, and is packed full of fillers and unnecessary ingredients. Whipping Read More …

Adventures with Flo: La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site

La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs, Santa Fe

I recently acquired a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.  Some would say it’s my mid-life crisis….to me it’s my mid-life freedom!  My new 2016 Softail Slim S, is named Bad Ass Flo, in honor of my mother Florence, whom we lost just a year ago.  I’ve always wanted to own a Harley, but it didn’t make much sense Read More …

Top 4 Trails for Santa Fe Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking paradise in Santa Fe

Mountain Biking in Santa Fe Santa Fe offers more than 300-miles of mountain-biking trails surrounding the city.  In 2014, the International Mountain Bicycling Association recognized Santa Fe as a 2014 Silver Level Ride Center. There are 37 ride centers around the world and only 12 of them are Silver. Whether you want adrenalin-producing technical challenges Read More …

Free Live Music in the Heart of Santa Fe – Santa Fe Bandstand

Santa Fe Plaza Bandstand and Dancing

Summer Music at the Bandstand   Free concerts at the Santa Fe bandstand, a National Historic Landmark in the Santa Fe Plaza, will run from July 5-August 26, Tuesday–Saturday at 6pm. Bands will offer New Mexico polkas, honky tonk with a Cajun flavor, world music from Mali, folk/country/bluegrass, hip hop, blues, jazz, rock and  funk. Read More …

An Inn Favorite :: Sweet Breakfast Quinoa

Quinoa Porridge at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear

We enjoy providing our guests with fresh, tasty, and nutritious breakfast options at our Santa Fe inn.  As a bed and breakfast, this can be challenging when guests require a vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free diet.  Our sweet breakfast quinoa porridge is one of our go -to’s for guests who can’t enjoy our typical sweet breakfast Read More …

Lunch Spots Where the Locals Eat

The Beestro dining room

Santa Fe is a foodie lover’s haven whether grabbing a quick bite, luxuriant multi-course dinner or lunch anytime of day. Ask any Santa Fean, and they’ll tell you these are their reliable go-tos for lunch. Dine where the locals dine and experience true Santa Fe!       Tune-up Café A few blocks down Paseo Read More …