• Best Roadtrip to New Mexico

Our lil' slice of Enchantment

New Mexico is special, and we're excited to show you why.

Whether you're into guided horse rides, a tour of O'Keeffe’s Abiquiu home, a shopping trip to Shiprock’s rug room or a world class sake flight at Izanami, both experienced and first-time visitors can rest assured we're taking out the guess work by sharing this list of our favorite experiences, in Santa Fe and beyond.


  • Izanami | upscale izakaya fare + green teas, Japanese craft beers + sake flights
  • The Compound Restaurant | James Beard award–winning chef is the cherry on top of this immaculate space designed by Alexander Girard
  • Opuntia (10% off with room key) | tea, coffee + botanical curiosities
  • The Pantry | a Santa Fe comfort food staple since 1948
  • La Choza | award-winning red & green chile in the Santa Fe Railyard
  • Paper Dosa | South Indian cuisine + warm atmosphere with vegetarian options
  • Paloma | vibrant Mexican-inspired restaurant + bar, modern dishes + cocktails
  • Jambo Cafe | African homestyle fare, including jerk chicken, oxtail + pies
  • Dumpling Tea & Dim Sum | authentic Chinese restaurant with homemade dumplings, spicy wontons + dan dan noodles
  • LA MAMA | a quaint, bright space with natural wine, bites, coffee + flowers
  • OZU |Japanese cafe and market serving fresh handmade authentic cuisine like onigiri
  • Taco Fundacion | gourmet tacos + soft serve ice cream



  • Ten Thousand Waves | Japanese-adobe bathhouse and spa surrounded by the beauty of nature
  • Meow Wolf | a mind-bending, explorable art experience for people of all ages in Santa Fe
  • Farmer’s Market | Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country
  • Ghost Ranch Horse Ride | ride out and take in the shining red and yellow cliffs of Abiquiu--the inspiration for many O'Keeffe's works
  • Georgia O’Keeffe House Tour | witness the historic homestead of O'Keeffe, a time-honored space committed to her aesthetic and design
  • The Jean Cocteau Cinema | a small, single-screen independently operated movie theater located in the heart of Santa Fe, NM
  • San Miguel Mission | the oldest church in the United States on its original foundation, still holding services
  • Traditional Hoop Dances by Lightning Boy Foundation | the Hoop Dance continues to be known as a healing art form and is said to have it's origins in the Pueblos of Northern New Mexico


  • SITE Santa Fe | a New Mexico-rooted and artist-led contemporary art museum + admission is free
  • Meow Wolf | a mind-bending, explorable art experience for people of all ages in Santa Fe
  • Museum of International Folk Art – Girard Collection | an unorthodox exhibition designed by Alexander Girard, showcasing over 10,000 works from the Alexander and Susan Girard Collection
  • St. Francis Cathedral | a historic stop and sight to see, the cathedral was built in the late 1800s in the Romanesque Revival style, in downtown Santa Fe
  • Form & Concept | a gallery showcasing a multitude of contemporary arts and practices
  • Hecho A Mano | gallery showcasing New Mexican and Mexican print, textile and ceramics artists
  • IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) | a museum focused on bringing increased awareness + appreciation of contemporary Native art, history and culture through presentation, collection and acquisition, preservation, and interpretation
  • Santuario De Chimayo | A National Historic Landmark on the road to Taos made in the beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture style
  • Palace of the Governors | recognized as a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation the Palace of the Governors is the home of the Museum of New Mexico


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