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Tune In to Santa Fe Music

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Santa Fe Music It should be no surprise to anyone who’s familiar with the thriving city of Santa Fe to hear that the Santa Fe music scene is as diverse and intriguing as the rest of the city’s unique facets of culture.   Music is just one of the many ways this city brings the vibrant art culture of Santa Fe to life.  With so many wonderful Santa Fe music venues to explore while on vacation here, you’ll never have the chance to be bored. Stay at our luxury Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast, just steps from the heart of downtown Santa Fe, and take the time to explore the ways in which music fuels the creative passion of Santa Fe.   Read More


Gay Travel Culture Thrives in Santa Fe

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Gay Travel Santa FeIn terms of progressive cities to visit, you really can’t beat Santa Fe.  The beautiful city of Santa Fe opens its arms and embraces travelers with diverse interests and different backgrounds, as everyone comes to Santa Fe in search of discovery, wonder and adventure.  The roots of Santa Fe’s legacy began when the city opened their arms to a wide variety of artists, and it is this welcoming spirit that continues to drive the culture of Santa Fe.  These qualities and more have led Santa Fe to be listed as #4 in the top five Gay Travel destinations by Travel & Leisure!  Santa Fe specifically caters to gay and lesbian travelers, and currently has the fifth-most same-sex-couple households.  If you’re looking for a friendly Gay Travel destination, the don’t hesitate to book your stay at our luxury Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast now, and begin your Santa Fe adventure!   Read More


Romantic Getaway to Santa Fe

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Santa Fe romantic getawayValentine’s Day is near and that always brings up thoughts of romance, and romantic getaways.  The old-world feeling found in the city of Santa Fe is the epitome of romance.  In fact, Santa Fe has recently been listed as the 4th best city for a romantic getaway by USA Today Travel; beat out only by Victoria, Canada, Savannah, Georgia, and St. Paul, Minnesota. Romance in Santa Fe is a theme echoed everywhere; from the beautiful and unique architecture, the romantic reminders of a legendary history, the exquisite art galleries and museums, the world-renowned cuisine, and dramatic landscapes and colors found in the natural surroundings of Santa Fe.  A visit to Santa Fe can be a bit like visiting another country, where you’ll be immersed in a different culture unique to the City Different.  Book your stay at our luxurious Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast now, and find out why Santa Fe is the perfect city for a romantic getaway this winter.   Read More


Santa Fe Art Proudly Exhibits “Renaissance To Goya”

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Santa Fe ArtSince the beginning of its days as a legendary trade center, and especially since the days of the New Deal Art programs, Santa Fe has been a city filled with a dynamic and beautiful array of art produced by the regions many artists.  In this vibrant city, you’ll find an eclectic mix of Native American art, international folk art and contemporary art of all shapes and sizes. In 2012, Santa Fe was named the #4 city for museums and galleries by Travel And Leisure.  Even more impressive, Santa Fe has been named the #7 best city in the world for art and architecture.  With these accolades standing behind the city, we find no shortage of reasons to visit our beautiful city.  Come explore the more than 250 galleries and the dozen or so museums for yourself, and you’ll soon find out why the Santa Fe art scene has become so popular with visitors the world over.  If you’re looking for a fresh and exciting reason to visit Santa Fe this winter, then we have the perfect event for you.  Stay with us at our luxurious Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast, and you’ll have the once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the worlds finest prints and drawings in the Renaissance to Goya exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Art.   Read More


Find your Creative Side in Santa Fe This Winter

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Santa FeSanta Fe is known as the “City Different”, and visitors to this remarkable city have come to expect the unexpected.  It’s a city filled with a rich history and culture, melding Hispanic, Anglo and Native American influences into one fascinating blend.  Visitors to Santa Fe are often looking for a unique experience, or a memory to last for years.  There are numerous ways in which to accomplish this; explore Santa Fe’s amazing arts scene, take in one of the vibrant performing arts performances, discover the history that has molded Santa Fe at local museums or Pueblo’s, get outside and take an adventure, or dine at world-renowned restaurants throughout the city.  There truly is no shortage of inspiring things to do here.  If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, then we have some ideas for you.  Stay at our luxurious Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast this winter, and embark on a creative vacation like no other. Read More


Warm up with a Santa Fe Winter

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Santa Fe winter

Although winter is Santa Fe’s slowest season, it can also be viewed as one of the best seasons to visit the City Different.  While much of the country finds itself drenched by rains or covered in harsh snow at this time of year, Santa Fe shines on in a brilliant mix of vibrant hues:  From fresh white pillows of snow and an endless blue sky, to the baked brown of adobe and the red of hanging ristras of chilies.  Savor the sweet heat of New Mexico’s staple chiles in bubbling in pots of posole, red chili stews, or in Carne Adovada, sure to warm you up during a Santa Fe winter.  Inhale the delightful winter scents of cedar smoke, piñon logs burning in kiva fireplaces, and ponderosa that drift through the night air.  Enjoy a invigorating walk through the city under the sunny, brisk skies of Santa Fe.  It doesn’t matter what you’re seeking; with minimal crowds and no waiting, a Santa Fe winter is yours to enjoy.  Stay at our centrally located luxury Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast, and see the city of Santa Fe in a light unknown to many visitors.   Read More


Santa Fe Holidays; A Season of Magic

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Santa Fe holidayDecember is one of the most festive, and also remarkably affordable, times to visit Santa Fe.  With 300 days of sun to boast of each year, Santa Fe’s blue skies inspire visitors to take a hike through our glorious mountains, to sit back and watch the beauty of a winter sunset, to enjoy a delicious dinner in our award-winning restaurants, or to shop for unique gifts to go under the Christmas tree.  No matter what it is you’re looking for this winter, give yourself the unique gift of a Santa Fe holiday, and you’ll give yourself a memory for ages.  Stay with us at the El Farolito Inn Bed and Breakfast this winter, and experience the magic of a Santa Fe holiday season.  Walk through our historic Plaza, where you’ll find find the tree-lined streets filled with shops decorated and transformed for the spectacular holiday festivities.    Read More


Santa Fe Art at Local Museum Exhibits

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Santa Fe ArtSanta Fe is home to an eclectic and dynamic array of artists, reflecting the long-standing cultural fusion known to Santa Fe.  The historic melding of Hispanic, Anglo and Native American cultures is beautifully reflected in Santa Fe art, making this city a perfect destination for art lovers.  While visiting Santa Fe, you can easily spend your time wandering through the more than 250 galleries along Canyon Road, downtown Lincoln Avenue and the Railyard District.  If you long for a deeper connection to Santa Fe art, wander the halls of our world-class museums and see why Travel & Leisure lists Santa Fe as the #3 city for museums. Santa Fe is home to the 3rd largest State Museum system in the country, and these museums are constantly updating their awe-inspiring exhibits.  When you stay at our luxurious Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast, you’ll be surrounded by a city teeming with culture.  El Farolito Inn is located just minutes away from four of the major museums in Santa Fe; the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, and the Museum of International Folk Art.   Read More


The Wells Petroglyph Preserve

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Wells Petroglyph Preserve

Anyone who has been to Santa Fe knows it is a region with a rich and fascinating history.  The city of Santa Fe was was originally occupied by Pueblo Indian Villages dating betwen 1050 to 1150.  Today, it is still known as the oldest capital city in the United States, and the oldest European community west of the Mississippi. Even though European settlers did not truly settle in the region until the early 1600’s, most archaeologists agree that many of the early Pueblo Indian Villages had been abandoned about 200 years before.  The surviving Pueblo Indian populations, which is estimated at 100,000 people, were spread out in approximately 70 adobe pueblos, which still survive today.  Despite the sometimes violent history of Santa Fe, the city today continues to embrace both its Native American and European roots, which is what gives the city such a distinctive culture.  Don’t miss your chance to stay with us, and experience this one of a kind history.    Read More


Canyon Road Paint Out

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Canyon Road

A Stroll along Canyon Road will put the beautiful art and history  of Santa Fe at your fingertips. Santa Fe’s Canyon Road is saturated with old world charm, reflected in its beautiful adobe architecture.  However, look a little deeper, and you’ll see the incredible diversity that makes this 1/2 mile stretch of road so popular.  Canyon road is the perfect tourist destination, with over a hundred galleries, jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, home furnishings shops, artist studios, and gourmet restaurants to explore. When it comes to art, you can find pieces from contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, figurative, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American artists alike.  Santa Fe, which famously got its start as an artists colony, is still is home to a variety of artists, many of which you can visit in their studios along Canyon Road.  Whether you’re new to Santa Fe’s art scene, or have long been an admirer, plan on spending the day in Canyon and see why it has long been considered a place of creative inspiration.  Situated just minutes from  this popular destination, our luxurious Santa Fe bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay while in Santa Fe.   Read More