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 …

Welcoming robot sculpture at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe

Meow Wolf – House of Eternal Return

Meow Wolf – Santa Fe’s Hot New Experiential Art Installation     Only in Santa Fe:  A bowling alley is turned into an artsy fun-house! “The House of Eternal Return”  is a don’t–miss, made-in-Santa Fe, artsy fun-house.  Presented by Meow Wolf, a local artist collective, “House,” began with a pitch to George R. R. Martin, the Read More …

White water river rafting adventure in New Mexico

White Water Rafting Near Santa Fe

Thanks to above-average snowfall in the mountains north of New Mexico this year, it promises to be a spectacular summer for white-water rafting.  A number of local outfitters offer everything from transportation to and from the rivers, food and drink, and, of course, all the equipment you will need to have the experience of a Read More …

Inn of the Turquoise Bear Video

Video Tour of Our Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast

Watch the new video tour of our award-winning Santa Fe bed and breakfast! Experience the true spirit of the Southwest when you stay at our stunning adobe estate. Book your stay today!