Green Chile Waffles

Turquoise Bear Green Chile Waffles

Our green chile waffles break all the rules, but boy are they good!  Are they a sweet dish or a savory dish?   This is debated around our breakfast table by guests and staff alike.  While they are a savory waffle most of our guests add maple syrup and take delight in the perfect crunchy bite Read More …

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

Best Santa Fe Day Hikes

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 …

Views from Sun Mountain Hiking Trail

Santa Fe’s Best Short Hikes

    Physical Distancing the Way Mother Nature Intended!   One of the best parts of living in Northern New Mexico is the proximity to so many beautiful, diverse places to get outside away from others!  Hiking in an around Santa Fe offers many different types of experiences from alpine lakes or classic western movie Read More …

Cranberry Chess Pie

Cranberry Chess Pie: Easy Dessert Recipe

Our regular guests know that Friday is Pie-day at the Bear!  Guests at the Inn enjoy fresh house-baked treats daily in our living room. However, Friday is reserved for pies at our Santa Fe bed and breakfast.  A guest favorite is our Cranberry  Chess Pie with an all butter crust.  Buttermilk and cranberries make this Read More …

Santa Fe Brewing Co. sampler close up

Your Spirits Guide to Santa Fe

Desperate for a good drink? Thirsty guests can rejoice in our guide to Santa Fe’s top drinking spots — curated based on staff favorites and recommendations from none other than our very own Innkeepers here at Inn of the Turquoise Bear! You’ve come to the right place for a list of breweries, bars, tasting rooms, pubs, Read More …

Cute yong couple in ski gear holding a snowboard and skis surrounded by snow in Northern New Mexico

The Best Place to Stay for a Santa Fe Ski Vacation this Winter

Where the high desert meets the Southern Rockies lies a magical place for a wonderful winter getaway. If you love to play in the snow, but you also appreciate good food and quiet comfort, then stay with us for a Santa Fe ski vacation that offers it all. You’ll be surrounded by ultimate coziness which Read More …

Santa Fe Christmas Events - See the Farolitos

Our Guide to This Year’s Holiday Events in Santa Fe

Whether you’re in search of sunny skies or festive ambiance, Santa Fe is a prime destination during the holidays. Outdoor adventures, fine dining, holiday shopping and entertaining events all await in this vibrant Southwestern city. With so many Santa Fe Christmas events, there’s sure to be something to please everyone. Santa Fe Holiday Shopping   Read More …

Wellness Getaway in Santa Fe

Winter Wellness Getaway in Santa Fe

Banish the winter blues with a wellness getaway in Santa Fe. If invigorating yoga, relaxing spa sessions and multi-course gourmet breakfasts are your thing, this is the perfect escape for you.  Here are some of our favorite local businesses that can provide you with every aspect of a healthy and fulfilling getaway. BODY Santa Fe This Santa Read More …

Fall in Santa Fe

All Things Fall: 3 Perfect Days in Santa Fe

As fall arrives, the golden aspen leaves paint the hills a glowing shade of gold, and the colors are as crisp as the cool autumn air. Admiring the stunning foliage is just the start of the many experiences waiting for you in Santa Fe this season. We have handcrafted this 3-day itinerary, so you can Read More …