Insiders' Guide to Santa Fe

Insiders' Guide to Santa Fe

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Overview

Insiders' Guide to Santa Fe offers travelers, newcomers, and locals the best, most comprehensive information on what's happening in The City Different. Beautiful vistas, rugged mountains, and a thriving arts community are just a few of the many attractions this high-desert city has to offer. Whether you want to surround yourself with the beauty of paintings at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, ski some of the best slopes in the country, or experience the history of Pueblo culture, you'll find limitless opportunities for fun, dining, and recreation in this diverse and inviting southwestern location in the shadow of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762725083
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/01/2002
Series: Insiders' Guide Series
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Richard Mahler, a resident of Santa Fe since 1988, has written for more than a dozen area publications, including regular columns about life in Northern New Mexico. Richard is the author of eight books, including Santa Fe Memories and New Mexico's Best, winner of the silver medallion award from the American Travel Writers Foundation. Richard also reports from Santa Fe for various radio networks, including CBS and National Public Radio. He shares a faux-adobe house in Casa Alegre with his cat, Chumley.

Co-author Nicky Leach has written or contributed to 22 guidebooks focusing on the natural and cultural history of the American West and Hawaii. She also writes regularly for Sunset and New Mexico magazines. Nicky lives in a beautiful canyon north of Santa Fe with her tabby cat, Molly, and loves to hike, camp, and explore the Southwest in "The Princess," her white Jeep.

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxii
How to Use This Book1
Area Overview3
Getting Here, Getting Around13
History23
Local Cultures47
Hotels and Motels65
Bed-and-Breakfasts79
Vacation Rentals95
Restaurants99
Nightlife126
Shopping143
Regional Arts163
Attractions175
Kidstuff209
Annual Events and Festivals234
The Arts259
The Natural Environment289
Parks and Recreation297
Winter Sports333
Real Estate351
Retirement372
Education and Child Care380
Health Care and Wellness401
Media412
Worship and Spirituality427
Index443
About the Authors457011Directory of Maps
Santa Fe and Surrounding Areavii
Metropolitan Santa Feviii
Downtown Santa Feix

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