Santa Fe

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When it comes down to planning your day-to-day list of things to do, ShermansTravel experts have you covered. To make sure you get the most out of your vacation, we recommend the can't-miss museums and attractions, as well as the off-the-path activities and unique local experiences that will make your trip truly memorable.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

See the work of this icon at the most visited museum in the state, the first in the nation devoted to a single female artist.

217 Johnson St., NM, 505-946-1000,
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Hyde Memorial State Park

Gateway to the Santa Fe National Forest and the Pecos Wilderness, this park is a favorite of hikers, cross-country skiers, mountain bikers, and nature lovers.

740 Hyde Park Rd., NM, 505-983-7175,
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Loretto Staircase

Called the “miraculous staircase” because it lacks central support, this 1850s wooden, spiral wonder in the Loretto Chapel was built without glue or nails.

207 Old Santa Fe Trail, NM, 505-982-0092,
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Museum Hill

Dive into New Mexico’s eclectic history at the museums of International Folk Art, Spanish Colonial Art, Indian Arts & Culture, and the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.

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Museum of Fine Arts

Honor the works of New Mexico’s greatest artists, including Ansel Adams, Paul Strand, and Laura Gilpin, in a building designed to resemble a mission church.

107 W. Palace Ave., NM, 505-476-5072,
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Palace of the Governors

Visit the former state capitol, the oldest continually used public building in the country, now a historical museum. Governor Lew Wallace penned Ben Hur here.

120 Washington Ave., NM, 505-476-1140,
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