Santa Fe Attractions
Santa Fe Attractions
Santa Fe Sage Inn Summer "City Different" Walking Tours
Why is the New Mexico State Capitol called the "Roundhouse"?
How did Santa Fe become one of the top art destinations in the U.S.?
Santa Fe Sage Inn "City Different" Walking Tour provides a historical and cultural orientation to the wonders of Santa Fe. The hour and half tour of Santa Fe starts in the lobby of the Santa Fe Sage Inn. A short ride on the "Sage Coach" to the New Mexico State Capitol is where the tour begins. The tour will continue down Old Santa Fe Trail, traveling through the historic Barrio de Analco viewing the San Miguel Mission and the Loretto Chapel before arriving at the Santa Fe Plaza.
You will explore historic sites including the La Fonda Hotel, the St. Francis Cathedral Basilica, and 109 E. Palace. On the plaza you will learn about the Palace of the Governors, the New Mexico Museum of Art and the distinctive architecture that makes Santa Fe so unique. The role of Santa Fe's three cultures Native American, Hispanic, Anglo in the development of what is now the "City Different" will be highlighted. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the history of the nation's oldest capital.
About the Tour Guide - Jerry Rightman
Jerry has been a tour guide and museum docent at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe for over 15 years. He serves as a lecturer on the art, history and architecture of New Mexico for Road Scholar groups. Jerry's goal is to make your visit more enjoyable by integrating the art, culture and history of Santa Fe and providing an understanding of Santa Fe, "The City Different".
Tour Days: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Start Date: May 8, 2013
End Date: October 19, 2013
Time: 10:00am at
Santa Fe Sage Inn
725 Cerrillos Rd (Meet in Lobby at 9:45am)
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The dining card can be used at any of the following restaurants:
Blue Corn Café
La Casa Sena
Rio Chama Steakhouse
Explore New Mexico
Buy your ticket to the Treasures of New Mexico...Experience 14 exceptional Museums and Monuments at 20% off retail price!
At $20, the Culture Pass includes 14 attractions that can be used once during a 12-month period.
- Santa Fe Museums:
- New Mexico Museum of Art
- Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
- Museum of International Folk Art
- New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors
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