Enjoy a Santa Fe Day after Balloon Fiesta

Santa Fe is just a short train or car ride away from the world renowned Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. After a magical morning of being out in the field, watching the dawn patrol and witnessing all the balloons take flight, hop on the rail runner, or up I-25 and come to Santa Fe for the day. Here some great places and events to check out:

Opuntia Cafe or Museum Hill Cafe for a delightful meal (MNMF Members receive 10% at both restaurants)

Navajo Rug Auction at the Palace of the Governors, part of the New Mexico History Museum, Saturday October 1st

Big Read Gallery Talk and Tour at the New Mexico Museum of Art, Sunday October 2nd

• New Mexico Resident Free Sunday at the Museum of International Folk Art, Sunday October 2nd

• Stop by one of the museum shops for unique souvenirs and gifts

• Visit Museum Hill, home of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art, Museum Hill Cafe, Santa Fe Botanical Garden, the Wheelright Museum of Indian Art and the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art

• Enjoy a glass of local sparkling wine at Gruet Tasting Room in Santa Fe

• Consider continuing your road trip to one of New Mexico’s Historic Sites

• Go to dinner at one of the many famed restaurants on Canyon Road

• Take a dip at a local soaking spot such as Ten Thousand Waves or Ojo Santa Fe to finish off a beautiful day in the high dessert



Image from Creative Commons: "Balloon launch field" by Vironevaeh is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.