Bike and Brew

Santa Fe Summer Bucket List – Part 1

Thinking of visiting Santa Fe this May or June? Spend your vacation exploring the great outdoors and all the natural beauty New Mexico has to offer. After each exciting day, enjoy the comforts of your room or suite at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear. Book your Santa Fe getaway today and be sure to check out our Read More …

Innkeeper's motorcycle at the Pecos River

Adventures with Flo: Scenic Pecos River Road

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 …

Santa Fe Margarita Trail

Explore the Santa Fe Margarita Trail

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere and nothing says vacation like a great meal and a refreshing margarita. Santa Fe is known for its fantastic restaurants, each one serving their own signature margaritas. If you love this southwestern signature drink as much as we do, then be sure to take part in the Santa Fe Margarita Trail! The Read More …

Cathedra at Christmas in Santa Fe

Holidays in Santa Fe : 2016 New Mexico Winter Getaway

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 …

Fresh housemade granola available daily at breakfast

Easy Homemade Granola Recipe

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 …

La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs, Santa Fe

Adventures with Flo: La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site

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 …

Mountain Biking paradise in Santa Fe

Top 4 Trails for Santa Fe Mountain Biking

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 …

Santa Fe Plaza Bandstand and Dancing

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

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 …

Quinoa Porridge at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear

An Inn Favorite :: Sweet Breakfast Quinoa

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 …

The Beestro dining room

Lunch Spots Where the Locals Eat

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 …