Best Things to Do Santa Fe, New Mexico


Historical Landmarks

Santa Fe contains sites that date back 400 years. Discover these amazing landmarks and the history of the city.

Bandelier National Monument

15 Entrance Rd. Los Alamos NM 87544 U.S.

Evidence of human inhabitants in this area can be traced back 11,000 years ago.

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

231 Cathedral Pl. Santa Fe NM 87501 U.S.

Father Lamy began construction on this church in 1869. It is the only French-architecture church in the city.

Cristo Rey Church

1120 Canyon Rd. Santa Fe NM 87501 U.S.

This Catholic Church is the largest Spanish adobe building in the nation.

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Jemez Springs NM 87025 U.S.

The geology of the Tent Rocks is owed to volcanic activity that occurred here millions of years ago.

Loretto Chapel

207 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe NM 87501 U.S.

A former Roman Catholic Church built in the Gothic Revival style.

Palace of the Governors

105 W. Palace Ave. Santa Fe NM 87501 U.S.

Tour the structure that was once New Mexico's seat of government.

Pecos National Historical Park

Pecos National Historical Park Pecos NM 87552 U.S.

A place that should be on your bucket list, this park contains two sites that are National Historic Landmarks.

Pueblos

Various locations Santa Fe NM 87506 U.S.

New Mexico is home to 19 pueblos, five of which are located near Santa Fe.

San Miguel Chapel

401 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe NM 87501 U.S.

Visit the oldest operating church in the United States.

Santa Fe Plaza

100 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe NM 87501 U.S.

The heart of the city, the plaza is always buzzing with people.

El Santuario de Chimayo

15 Santuario Dr. Chimayo NM 87522 U.S.

Built in the early 19th century, this shrine is home to a miraculous crucifix.