Why Chimayo is One of the Best Mountain Getaways in New Mexico

When you’re in need of a relaxing escape from your day-to-day schedule, we invite you to take a break and discover the mountains of New Mexico! With jaw-dropping natural scenery and an abundance of things to do, you’ll have everything you need to rejuvenate, relax, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Our bed & breakfast in Chimayo is the perfect destination for your mountain getaways in New Mexico, and for more reasons than just our fantastic location. Here are just some of the best things to do in Chimayo and other nearby cities that you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

3 of the Best Things to Do During Mountain Getaways in New Mexico

  1. Enjoy a Hiking Expedition

Santa Fe is one of the top destinations in the U.S. for hiking, and for good reason! With dozens of hiking trails to choose from and spectacular mountain scenery, you’re in for the hiking experience of a lifetime. The best part? Many of the area’s best trails are located within an hour of our Chimayo bed & breakfast! Here are just some of the most popular among locals and visitors alike:

  1. Take to the Slopes

Whether you’re feeling adventurous or just want to try something new, you’ll find the state’s top skiing destinations near Chimayo! During the winter season, we encourage you to visit the Santa Fe Ski Area for adrenaline-pumping fun on the slopes. It is also home to a freestyle terrain park in which skiers and snowboarders can challenge themselves and learn new tricks.

The Southwest village of Taos is also one of the state’s top winter sports destinations. The Taos Ski Valley provides numerous ski trails, snow tubing hills, and ski schools for you to enjoy during the wintertime.

  1. Visit Historic Sites

A trip to Chimayo is never complete without stopping by the El Santuario de Chimayo! Learn the story of the miraculous wooden crucifix, participate in mass, stop for prayer, or test the healing properties of the holy dirt for yourself. Whatever you decide to do, your visit to this exalted chapel is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget.

The Santa Fe Plaza in the capital city is also a site of historical significance in New Mexico and a great spot to indulge in some of the city’s best cuisine and shopping.

Discover the Best Mountain Getaways in New Mexico With Casa Escondida

Meaning “hidden house” in Spanish, Casa Escondida definitely lives up to its name! Unlike other hotels in the New Mexico mountains, we immerse our guests in the culture of the Southwest with authentically-designed guest rooms, traditional New Mexican breakfast items, and a naturally beautiful setting. If you’re in search of lodging in New Mexico, your search has ended!

Book your stay with Casa Escondida today and we look forward to welcoming you soon!

If you haven’t already, don’t forget to download your free copy of our Chimayo Vacation Guide! It’s a great reference for all of the best local activities, attractions, dining, and more.

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