There’s a reason why Santa Fe is called the City Different. In all America, it is a distinctively unique place, abounding in authentic art, architecture, cuisine, and shopping. A visit to Santa Fe is like traveling to another country. It's an excellent choice for a destination wedding with its amazing array of things to do. Here are just a few:
Shopping Santa Fe was awarded the Best Shopping City Award in the Country by 10best.com. Shopping in Santa Fe is an unforgettable experience that will take you into charming historic buildings filled with one-of-a-kind handmade treasures. The famous Canyon Road is lined with amazing galleries and specialty shops.
Spas On the Santa Fe Tourism web site, there are 31 listings for spas. For centuries people have traveled to Santa Fe for its healing and restorative powers. Visitors can go for an afternoon massage, an evening soak in an outdoor hot tub under a gorgeous starry sky, a day-long pampering of facials and wraps, or a weekend or week-long rejuvenating spa retreat.
Museums Santa Fe’s artists and museums are legendary. There are more than a dozen state and private museums in the Santa Fe area, each a unique experience of modern art, traditional art, Native American art, and folk art.
Dining Santa Fe is a food lover’s paradise with its eclectic and award-winning smorgasbord of restaurants and cafes. There are over 400 dining establishments in Santa Fe, ranging from simple to gourmand. Chile-inspired Southwest cooking is abundant, but visitors will also find cuisine from every part of the world in every price range and for every taste.
Outdoors Santa Fe offers skiing in the Winter and hiking and mountain biking in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Visitors can enjoy one of a dozen golf courses, river rafting on the Rio Grand, and road trips to ghost towns, authentic pueblos, Spanish Colonial villages, historic train rides, and New Mexico wineries.
In 2017, National Geographic’s World Legacy Awards honored Santa Fe with their Sense of Place Award, which recognizes excellence in enhancing the sense of place and authenticity, including the protection of historical monuments, archaeological sites, cultural events, indigenous heritage, and artistic traditions.
Santa Fe is no stranger to accolades—whether as a top place to shop, get married, mountain bike, or eat a burrito. There is soul in the city that is positively enchanting.
If a destination wedding is in your future, consider the City Different. We would love to help you plan a memorable experience for you and your guests. To inquire, call us at 505-670-6570 or send us an email.