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Our most recommended New Mexico Sightseeing Walking Tours

Santa Fe: Canyon Road Curated Art Walking Tour

1. Santa Fe: Canyon Road Curated Art Walking Tour

This Canyon Road walking tour offers a curated perspective on Santa Fe's premier arts district. Explore several galleries, covering a range of styles and mediums. Meet local artists and learn ways to interpret and analyze art. Home to over 80 art galleries, Canyon Road is a must-see in Santa Fe for art fans, new and experienced. Delve into the art, ask questions, and get to know local artists and gallerists. Visit galleries known for their fun, unique artworks, and consistent quality. Explore landmark exhibits as well as off-the-beaten-path gems that surprise even locals. Learn about the history of the area and how Canyon Road became a hotspot for the arts.  Interactive and conversational, these tours are designed to get people looking, chatting, and enjoying the art of Canyon Road in new ways.

Albuquerque: Old Town Culture & Heritage Walking Tour

2. Albuquerque: Old Town Culture & Heritage Walking Tour

Learn about the mezclas de culturas (mix of cultures) that grew into today's New Mexico on this guided culture and heritage walking tour in Old Town Albuquerque. Visit centuries-old buildings and the revitalized Sawmill Market and taste local drinks. Starting at Hotel Albuquerque, visit places from Albuquerque’s past that have evolved over the years. See the Albuquerque Museum Sculpture Gardens, Old Town Plaza, and an 1890s one-room schoolhouse. Complete your journey by raising a glass of local New Mexico craft brew or wine at the Sawmill Market.

Santa Fe: Architectural Walking Tour & Wine Tasting

3. Santa Fe: Architectural Walking Tour & Wine Tasting

Join us on an exclusive and charming tour that looks at the prominent architectural styles in Santa Fe. Our guide provides in-depth knowledge of the area’s historic, social, and cultural movements that have been instrumental in influencing the distinctive and special architecture. You’ll discover the beauty that distinguishes the three styles of New Mexican architecture. As you walk down small winding residential backroads of Canyon Road’s Gallery district, you will explore the traditional appeal of the New Mexican Pueblo style, the classic elegance of Spanish Territorial, and the tall narrow pitched roofs of the Northern New Mexico style. You’ll also learn about the history and importance of the acequia (watercourse) that parallels our walkway. It continues to be used to irrigate private residential gardens with the time-old tradition of controlled water flow. The tour also includes a wine tasting at the Gruet Tasting Room.

Santa Fe: Historic Downtown Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

4. Santa Fe: Historic Downtown Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Explore downtown Santa Fe with the help of an insightful audio tour. Be fully immersed in the city and go at your pace with a flexible app. On the tour you’ll learn about the times of the Spanish Conquistadores, the Crypto Jewish people, the Santa Fe Trail, and the scientists of the Manhattan Project. Listen to the stories of the Pueblo Native People, some of the oldest tribal communities in the nation. Hear about the outlaw and gunfighter Billy the Kid. Pass by the Georgia O’Keeffe museum and learn about her art. Discover Zozobra, a marionette that is burnt before the annual Fiestas de Santa Fe. Stroll past San Miguel chapel, known as the oldest church in the US. Even hear tips on how to make your food in the Christmas Santa Fe style. Enjoy professional narration, production, and music to bring history to life.

Santa Fe: Private Art Tour and Chocolate Tasting

5. Santa Fe: Private Art Tour and Chocolate Tasting

Visit 3 contemporary art galleries in Santa Fe and experience a range of artistic styles and mediums on this guided tour for art lovers. Learn about the work and how to analyze art. Once you're done exploring, head to a local chocolate shop to sample a unique cup of drinking chocolate. Kick off your tour of Santa Fe's vibrant art scene at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, one of Santa Fe's landmark art galleries. Discover works by modern and contemporary New Mexico artists and pieces exhibiting southwestern flair. Next, visit Gerald Peters Gallery to view the fascinating artworks by local and international artists on display here before heading to Canyon Road, Santa Fe's historic art district to explore another gallery. Wrap up your tour by indulging in a tantalizing chocolate elixir. Choose from a range of unique combinations of herbs, spices, and fine drinking chocolate. Sip on your sumptuous cup of cocoa while engaging in interesting conversation with your guide.

Albuquerque: Guided Family Walking Tour

6. Albuquerque: Guided Family Walking Tour

Take a walking tour around Albuquerque with a professional local guide. Walk around the city center, see the most famous cultural and architectural sites, and learn their history. Enjoy a tour with a comfortable pace suitable for the whole family. Let a family-friendly tour guide show you around the city in a way that will be fun for both kids and adults. Hear insider stories and legends about the city and learn what makes it such a special place to visit.

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Sandy was extremely knowledgeable about the history and background of the various sites we visited. She was very engaging, charming and relatable. I would highly recommend her tour to anyone interested in learning more about Santa Fe and its storied history/past.

Sandy was an exceptional guide! You can tell she is deeply interested in the content and connecting with each person on her tour. Definitely a can’t miss experience!