Top 20 Experiences in new mexico
Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise
Float over the Rio Grande Valley during a sunrise hot-air balloon flight from Albuquerque, home of the largest hot-air balloon festival in the world. As the sun comes up over the Sandia Mountains, admire the dramatic reds and oranges that fill the sky, and learn about the features of the New Mexico landscape from your expert pilot. Back on the ground, celebrate a memorable flight with sparkling wine and a commemorative flight certificate.
Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Rides at Sunrise
Want a more intimate balloon flight? Worried about COVID-19 and being in a basket with 12-16 other people? Four Corners Balloon Rides only allows up to 8 people per flight. Our passengers get to experience a more traditional balloon ride. Unfortunately hot air balloons do have weight restrictions, so if anyone in your party is over 220lbs please call us for approval.
Santa Fe History Guided Walking Tour
"This tour was so worth the money! Victor really knows his Santa Fe history! We felt like we got a short course in history while walking and seeing sights!" Victor Romero has deep family roots to northern New Mexico dating back before the arrival the of Spanish over 400 years ago. A true New Mexican storyteller of his people, their culture and experience of New Mexico that will leave you in awe. You will laugh as you appreciate his historic accounts of the the unique people that will make Santa Fe and New Mexico one the most unique cities and places in the world to visit and learn about. Victor is a techie with a FREE high-tech gift for you to further explore on your own not just Santa Fe but the other amazing communities in northern New Mexico! A Very Handy Tool A true gem and ambassador of the city of Santa Fe and no better person to walk around with to explore Victors beloved homeland.
Private Hot Air Balloon Flights with Elevated New Mexico
Our Hot Air Balloon flights are smaller and more personalized than the others that are available. We focus on groups of 2-4, instead of 10-15 other travelers on the same flight, providing you with a more intimate and unforgettable experience. In addition to your spectacular 45 minutes to an hour of sunrise flight we also provide a toast and snacks to celebrate after the flight.
New Mexican Flavors Food Tour of the Santa Fe Plaza
Join this fun food tour, with locally raised guides who have generations of knowledge! This tour is unique because you will enjoy a hand-picked New Mexican food experience. Experience New Mexican food and discover some of the best foodie spots near the Santa Fe Plaza. On the tour, you will also learn about the history of Santa Fe, the food, culture, and historical points of interest such as the Palace of the Governors, The San Miguel Mission (The oldest church structure in the USA), and The Loretto Chapel (Home to the Miraculous Staircase). This casual tour includes a full lunch, non-alcoholic drinks, alcohol pairings (Such as wine, margaritas, or local beers), as well as dessert. **NOTE** This tour features New Mexican-inspired foods and can be spicy for some guests. We don't recommend this tour for anyone with serious food restrictions and minimal walking ability.
Hot Air Balloon Tour in New Mexico
Choosing our launch sights daily makes it a lot more likely your flight is successful. Ballooning is dependent upon the weather and having such a large radius we fly in gives us a much higher likelihood of having a slow soft landing. We offer private flights as well as group flights. We can accommodate almost any requests and we would be happy to do so.
The Ghost Tour of Old Town - New Mexico's oldest Ghost Walk - Since 2001
New Mexico's oldest & most famous Ghost Walk since 2001! Featured on your favorite shows: Weird Travels, Dead Files, Coast to Coast Radio, The Travel Channel & more. Learn the spooky 300+ year history of Old Town, hear the reported Ghost Stories, review the evidence collected & decide for yourself the possibility of the existence of Ghosts! Bring your digital camera; many unusual photographs are captured during the Tour. Everyone loves a good old-fashioned Ghost Story! Family friendly. Pet friendly. Legends, folklore, ghost stories and history come to life as you depart on an intriguing excursion through 313 years of haunted history. Historic buildings & dark alleys conceal long-forgotten secrets of battles, murders, hangings, & hidden cemeteries. Tour Guides escort you on a 105-minute, lantern-lit adventure. Search for souls of early residents, phantoms, spooks, specters, wandering apparitions & the 13 ghosts who have made Old Town their eternal home. Guide Gratuities appreciated
Taste of Santa Fe Wine and Dine Lunch
The Taste of Santa Fe Tour is unique because it features 3 of our top spots in Santa Fe, highlights our favorite historical points of interest, and wraps up with our favorite hidden gem for dessert. This tour has a bit more of a upscale theme, is eclectic, and happens to be our top tour. We will provide information about the history of Santa Fe, our food, culture, and historical points of interests. This tour includes a full lunch, n/a drinks, alcohol pairings (Such as wine, margaritas, or local beers), as well as dessert. This tour meets at 10:45am near the plaza (Exact meeting instructions will be found on your ticket), starts at 10:55am and lasts 2.5-3 hours. **NOTE** This tour may feature New Mexican inspired foods and can be spicy for some guests. We don't recommend this tour for anyone with serious food restrictions and minimal walking ability.
Santa Fe Revisited
Only historical tour of its kind by a true local and bona fide historian. Ana Pacheco's family settled in Santa Fe in 1692 and she was the City Historian of Santa Fe (2015 - 2017). Pacheco is the author of eight books: Legendary Locals of Santa Fe, The History of Spirituality in Santa Fe, Pueblos of New Mexico, Early New Mexico Death Rituals, Los Comidas Cookbook, Saints & Seasons, Early Santa Fe, J. Paul Taylor: The Man from Mesilla. Information on the tour includes: Santa Fe Opera, Route 66, 109 E. Palace & the Manhattan Project, Pueblos of New Mexico History, Loretto Chapel, San Miguel Mission, Canyon Road & Santa Fe as an Art Mecca, Sunmount Sanatorium, Santuario de Guadalupe, Masonic Scottish Rite Temple, Spirituality in Santa Fe & Cross of the Martyrs, Japanese Internment Camp, History of the Civil War in New Mexico. Billy the Kid's story begins in Santa Fe.
Half-Day Santa Fe Food and History Walking Tour
This classic Santa Fe food and drink adventure is focused on Santa Fe's downtown Plaza neighborhood. You will explore Santa Fe by foot while sampling the best in local food and beverage. 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. This tour is designed with adventurous eaters in mind. Some food in New Mexico can be spicy, and while we can accommodate food allergies we are unable to provide "non-spicy" alternatives. This tour includes a variety of restaurants, and is NOT focused exclusively on New Mexican food. We bring you the best of Santa Fe, which includes a diverse array of cuisines.
Santa Fe Haunted Spirits Tour
The Best Cocktail and Ghost Stories Tour Ever. Sample great drinks served with incredible stories of Santa Fe's dark side as you walk through downtown Santa Fe. Lots of history and photo moments fills in the voids of ghost stories, which are chilling and rooted in reality, real people or actual events. Tour guide is great for offering other great suggestions from dinner, day trips, in and outs of things to do in Santa Fe or the surrounding area, with a smile.
Stained Glass Class - Hidden Santa Fe Gem
Stained glass is a rare art these days, and classes are even harder to find. This distinctive art and straightforward instruction with unique tools make for a fun combo! Plus, how often do you get to break glass and melt metal?
Viator Exclusive: Gourmet Brunch in Santa Fe with Chef Carolina
About your host, Carolina & Manuel: "Carolina Olea Cosignani and Manuel Lezcano de Orleans are the owners of Casa Culinaria a Boutique Hotel, where they have given free reign to their passions for hospitality and haute cuisine. Manuel and Carolina have chosen an international and multicultural lifestyle that has allowed them to define themselves as cosmopolitans and hardened travelers. Manuel and Carolina are happy to discuss dietary restrictions - please message the host directly about any dietary concerns.." *EatWith is the world’s leading community for authentic food experiences with locals, in 130+ countries. Through dinner parties, supper clubs, cooking classes, and food tours in private homes and special venues, EatWith connects hand-selected local hosts with travelers seeking unique, immersive food experiences.
The Best of Santa Fe & The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum: Private Tour
Enjoy this welcome tour of the historic centre of Santa Fe, taking in all the main highlights, including the Palace of the Governors, San Miguel Church (the oldest church in America and dedicated to the Archangel Michael), the Basilica Cathedral of St Francis, De Vargas Street and more. You’ll soak up the vibrant atmosphere of this uniquely artsy city, and enjoy the banter of the market vendors selling beautiful jewellery, tapestries, weavings, paintings, folk art, and photography; combined with the city’s history and unique adobe architecture Santa Fe is truly a perfect destination for curious travellers and art enthusiasts. Your tour ends outside the Georgia O’Keefe Museum, where your guide will hand you tickets and tell you all about the extraordinary life and legacy of the artists. The Museum houses over 3000 works by O’Keefe including 140 oil paintings, 700 drawings, and hundreds of other works until 1984 when the artist’s eyesight forced her to retire.
2-Hour Sunset Serenade by Train
Let us soothe away your long day while riding the rails, sipping unique cocktails and enjoying smooth live jazz, cabaret or something a little avant-garde and being pampered by our First-Class attendants.
Rio Grande Racecourse
Gear up and get ready for New Mexico’s favorite half-day Class III whitewater adventure. This exciting 3-hour tour is our most popular half-day trip, and is perfectly suited to families, groups, first-timers, and those of all ages and abilities!
Private Canyon Road Art Tour
Canyon Road is Santa Fe's most famous arts district thanks to its incredible art galleries and unique adobe architecture. This walking tour is the perfect introduction to Canyon Road. We'll visit "don't-miss" galleries, enjoy a variety of artwork, and discuss the history and architecture of Canyon Road. We'll also share some tips for interpreting art and visiting galleries. On our Canyon Road Art Tour, you’ll: Visit don’t-miss art venues on Canyon Road See a variety of artwork Discuss the history and evolution of Canyon Road Meet local artists and gallerists Engage more deeply with art Get tips for analyzing and interpreting art
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show - Albuquerque
America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a prime suspect!
Georgia on My Mind: Georgia O'keeffe and Ghost Ranch Country Tour
In addition to visits to the O'keeffe Museum, the Welcome Center and painting sites, we will be driving through the incredible Piedra Lumbre basin (or Valley of the Shining Stone) which stretches from Abiquiu to Chama along the Chama River. From there we will visit Ghost Ranch, a dramatic 21, 000-acre of New Mexican landscape, where the reclusive American artist Georgia O'Keeffe led a solitary life immersed in nature and art. O'Keeffe fell in love with the sculpted landscape of rivers, cliffs and buttes in an expanse of earthen formations which according to pueblo peoples are alive and imbued with spirits of the past. Ghost Ranch is also known for a remarkable concentration of fossils, most notably that of the theropod dinosaur Coelophysis, of which it has been estimated that nearly a thousand individuals have been preserved in a quarry at Ghost Ranch. By touring the formations, the Chama River Valley and Ghost Ranch we understand the love she felt for the ancient, sacred place.
12pm - Public High Noon History, Legends & Lore Tour - Guided Old Town Stroll
We KNOW Old Town! We know the sights, sounds, flavors, people, shops, products, places, photo opportunities and all of the unique things that give visitors the complete “Old Town Experience”. Whether you're visiting Old Town for just a few hours or for several days, we ensure that you won't miss a thing! Our professional Guides will cater to your almost every need. We know the History, Legends & Lore. We know Shops, Merchants, Museums, Restaurants, Hidden Treasures and Special Gems that you would not find on your own. We will tell you Old Town's Secrets!