Just north of Rio Rancho is the historic Santa Fe. The end of the Santa Fe Trail and home to museums and world class art exhibits, it’s no wonder that Santa Fe still attracts people from around the world. Experience class, the old west, and southwestern flare all at once! You can plan a day trip here by car or train, or you may decide to spend the night in one of Santa Fe’s luxurious hotels.
The Santa Fe Plaza is historic and central to the hustle and bustle of the town. This was the end of the Santa Fe Trail. Live music, markets and shops will keep you fascinated for hours. Enjoy the unique adobe architecture and dine at one of the many fine restaurant options.
Do you enjoy art? Santa Fe is home to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. You won’t want to miss this famous artist’s display of paintings, sculptures and other artwork. Guided tours are available. If you are an artist or just appreciate both famous and unique art museums and galleries, Santa Fe will keep you inspired!
Santa Fe is also the state capitol. Once known as the “Roundhouse”, the capitol building is the only round one in the United States and was designed after the Zia Sun symbol. Explore New Mexico history and culture through art presented in the capitol building by the Capitol Art Foundation.