There’s a reason that Santa Fe, New Mexico has been nicknamed “The City Different.”
Earning its moniker with a proudly unique culture, it embraces and incorporates diversity, blending Native American, Spanish and Anglo influences into the fabric of the community. A charming mix of wonderful local art, outstanding regional cuisine and an abundance of idiosyncratic quirks, spiritual seekers flock here, and tourists are imparted with a sublime experience.
Santa Fe’s growing population of about 85,000 nevertheless retains a powerful quality of intimacy which residents and visitors alike immediately feel. Although it appears off-center on the map, it still retains its legacy as one of the oldest capitals in the United States. Whether one seeks a vibrant music scene, museums and galleries, shopping for native crafts or watching the skies for hot air balloons, this magical place always leaves folks with a special glow. Neighborhoods to check out include Downtown, the Historic District, Canyon Road, the artsy Railyard and Guadalupe Districts and Museum Hill.