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Our most recommended Santa Fe, New Mexico Sightseeing walking tours

Santa Fe: Historic Downtown Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

1. 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 Scavenger Hunt

2. Santa Fe Scavenger Hunt

Guided from any smartphone, on this tour groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. The adventure begins in the heart of Santa Fe and takes you on an exciting journey through the best sights of this historic town. You will explore churches and cathedrals, investigate outdoor art, tour the town square and see a famous historic hotel. The tour requires approximately 2.5 miles of walking and generally takes between 2-3 hours to complete.   Using a smart phone as the guide allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play. Stop for a leisurely lunch or race another team to the finish.

Santa Fe: Canyon Road Arts District Walking Tour

3. Santa Fe: Canyon Road Arts District 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.

Downtown Plaza "Sip and Savor" Half-day Food Tour

4. Downtown Plaza "Sip and Savor" Half-day Food Tour

Our most popular tour, this is the classic Santa Fe food & drink adventure. We will explore the downtown Historic Plaza neighborhood by foot while sampling the best in local food and wine. You will have a chance to sample classic New Mexican flavors, as well as get a taste of what’s new and exciting in Santa Fe’s food scene. Along the way, you’ll learn about the city’s long and fascinating history, with an emphasis on how Native, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures shaped – and were shaped by – the region’s unique (and delicious!) food culture. NOTE: all of our tours are designed with adventurous eaters in mind. All tastings have been curated and pre-selected. We are able to offer vegetarian and gluten free alternatives at all tour stops - you will have an opportunity to indicate this during the checkout process.

Santa Fe Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour and Game

5. Santa Fe Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour and Game

Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of beautiful and interesting parts of Santa Fe, New Mexico while following clues on your smartphone and solving interesting puzzles along the way. Play with your private group as the game guides you through the town. Score points for correct answers and try to get a high score on the leaderboard. Explore Santa Fe, New Mexico at your own pace. See the historic Old Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico State Capitol, Santa Fe Plaza, St. Francis of Assisi Basilica, Loretto Chapel, and much more. Discover some of what makes this area so popular with both locals and tourists alike. Enjoy fun challenges with family and friends that are perfect for all ages. Work together with your group to solve the 21 challenges on the scavenger hunt as you walk approximately 1 mile. Play any time that fits your schedule.

Santa Fe: Mobile Scavenger Hunt City Exploration Game

6. Santa Fe: Mobile Scavenger Hunt City Exploration Game

Looking for a family friendly activity? We can help you explore the city with our fun photo scavenger hunt. Using your smartphone, you'll be given a scavenger hunt list of items to find in the form of riddles and challenges to complete on our scavenger hunt app. You'll go look for the item described in the riddle, complete the accompanied challenge, and send in a photo to get points. Your points will show up on the app's leaderboard so you can see how you're doing compared to teams all across the country! Operation City Quest can be played in any city, no matter how big or small! Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote host that will be communicating with you during your game via a chat feature on the app if you need help or have a question. They can also give you hints and additional *mystery* challenges! The goal of this interactive scavenger hunt is to find all the items, earn your way to the top of the leaderboard, and more importantly, to have fun with family and friends! Our games usually take about 2 hours and most teams walk around 2 miles during their scavenger hunt.

Santa Fe: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour for Seniors

7. Santa Fe: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour for Seniors

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Exploring Santa Fe with a blend of modern artistic values, historical values, and walking through Santa Fe with a feeling of peace. You will have the opportunity to visit an adobe gallery full of contemporary and historic Southwest Indian Pueblo Pottery and Native American Paintings. You’d be surprised how many stories are hidden in the building, and the corner of Santa Fe. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who want to visit this city in peace and get the most value possible!

Remarkable Tour In Santa Fe for USA Tourists

8. Remarkable Tour In Santa Fe for USA Tourists

Experience the beauty of Santa Fe by joining a walking tour and immerse yourself in its charming atmosphere. Become surrounded by historical buildings with magnificent colors. Hear fascinating facts and legends about them from your expert guide. Meet up and begin your journey into American history by walking along the vibrant local streets. Allow your guide to tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Learn about the mystery behind the most famous church in the area, with beautiful spiral stairs. Make the most of your first time in the city by covering all the main landmarks. In the summer, browse through the incredible art market.

Santa Fe: Private Art Tour and Chocolate Tasting

9. Santa Fe: Private Art Tour and Chocolate Tasting

Visit three gorgeous 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 Contemporary to view the fascinating artworks by local and international artists before heading to a sculpture garden on Canyon Road, Santa Fe's charming historic art district. 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 elixir while getting more insider tips from your guide.

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