Your Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Chamisa Trail in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Hiking

Hiking is a very popular pastime in Northern New Mexico, and it’s easy to understand why! With dozens of incredible Santa Fe hiking trails to choose from and a plethora of awe-inspiring natural beauty waiting around every turn, you could spend days exploring the vast wilderness of our region. If you’re in search of local hiking suggestions, […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Chimayo Pilgrimage and Route Map

View of Jemez Mountains and River on Scenic Drives in New Mexico

Throughout the year, the quaint village of Chimayo tends to stay peaceful and quiet. However, during the Holy Weekend, the population of our small town suddenly booms from 3,000 people to over 40,000. This is due to the annual Holy Pilgrimage (also known as the Chimayo Pilgrimage), a sacred journey within the Catholic community that ends at […]

Why the Atalaya Mountain Trail is One of the Most Popular Santa Fe Hikes

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As one of the top hiking destinations in the Southwest, Santa Fe supplies hundreds of incredible treks to choose from that cater to all skill levels! One trail that always seems to come up in local hiking guidebooks and conversations is the Atalaya Mountain Trail, one of our area’s most popular choices for a memorable day […]

8 Easy Hikes in Santa Fe For a Quick Excursion in the Outdoors

Canyon Road Santa Fe

One of the most popular outdoor activities in Northern New Mexico is hiking, and it is not difficult to understand why. In fact, Santa Fe has been rated as one of the top hiking destinations for hiking in the Southwest! During your own visit to New Mexico, we highly encourage you to get out and […]

The Best Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area That You’ll Love

Man and Woman Hiking Down the Atalaya Mountain Trail in Santa Fe

Hiking is one of the best ways to take a breather and re-align with your inner peace of mind within the beauty of nature. That’s why so many avid hikers flock to Santa Fe and take advantage of the wide variety of outstanding hiking trails. During your next Northern New Mexico getaway, be sure to pack […]

10 Santa Fe Hiking Trails That You Have to See At Least Once

New Mexico Sky

Did you know that Santa Fe is one of the top destinations in the Southwest for hiking? Outdoor adventurers flock to Santa Fe just to lace on their hiking shoes and discover what the natural landscape of our breathtaking region has to offer. If you’re one of these visitors, you’re in luck! There is a […]

5 of the Most Relaxing Jemez Springs Hot Springs

New Mexico River

Northern New Mexico boasts a wide variety of fascinating natural features, but one of the most popular among visitors is the mineral-enriched hot springs! The waters that make up these springs have risen to the surface of the Earth from volcanic aquifers beneath the ground, making them ideal for a relaxing soak. Jemez Springs, located approximately […]

You Need to See These Scenic Drives From Albuquerque at Least Once

New Mexico Sky

Northern New Mexico is known for its pristine natural beauty, and one of the best ways to see it for yourself is by car! There are many scenic drives that wind through New Mexico’s untouched wilderness, many of which are connected to Albuquerque. Before planning your next road trip, here are some fantastic scenic drives […]

5 Short Drives From Santa Fe That You Need to Take

Couple Driving Car

While the vibrant city of Santa Fe is a must-visit destination on its own, there are many other incredible places to see nearby! Whether you’re a local resident in search of fun day trip ideas or a visitor hoping to fill your itinerary with unique activities, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our […]

3 of the Most Beautiful and Scenic Drives in New Mexico

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New Mexico is known for some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the Southwest. In fact, you won’t even have to leave your car to see postcard-worthy sights that will have you scooping your jaw from the ground. Before booking your getaway with us at Casa Escondida, here are some scenic drives in New Mexico that […]

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