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 …

The Top 5 Iconic Activities for the Ultimate Santa Fe Getaway

A trip to beautiful New Mexico isn’t complete without checking our favorite iconic things to do in Santa Fe off your bucket list! In between relaxing on our stunning estate, meandering around the gardens, and luxuriating in your guest room, we encourage you to get out and explore the incredible city we call home! Let 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 Holiday Events in Santa Fe

Whether you’re in search of sunny skies or a festive ambiance, Santa Fe offers both, making it a prime destination during the holidays. Come enjoy outdoor adventures, fine dining, holiday shopping and entertaining events in our vibrant Southwestern city. To learn more, here’s our guide to holiday events in Santa Fe for a getaway to 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 …

Views at the Santa Fe Opera

3 Ways to Enjoy the Santa Fe Opera In Style

Whether you’re a seasoned Opera aficionado or novice wanting to see what an opera is all about in a stress-free environement, the world-class Santa Fe Opera is worth a visit!  An award-winning venue for its design and architecture, this stunning open-air theater boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the Jemez and Sangre de Cristo Mountains. With over 2,000 Read More …

Innkeeper's motorcycle near Jemez

Adventures With Flo: The Jemez Mountain Trail National Scenic Byway

  One of eight official “byways” in New Mexico, the Jemez Mountain Trail National Scenic Byway is chock full of scenic vistas, natural beauty, cultural and historic sites. This 160-mile loop from Santa Fe accommodates most vehicles, with nice roads and offers a convenient and rewarding way to experience the best of Northern New Mexico—in Read More …