by Almea Matanock
|Stefanie Beninato |
A Well-Born Guide
Have Ph.D., Will Travel
P.O. Box 1601
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1601
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Call 505 988-8022
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Santa Fe Tours
The City Different: A Walking Tour of Santa Fe
"Absolutely the best walking tour ever!!"
Looking for unique, entertaining guided
tours? Try a fun and informative walk with local professional
historian, who has given tours to all kinds of groups ranging from
school children to lawyers, Elderhostelers and visitors from the
Smithsonian. Learn about the fascinating history, art and
architecture of the downtown. Find out about day-trips, affordable
and non-affordable restaurants, things to see and do as well as
|A History Different:
A Look at the Jewish Legacy in New Mexico
Come on the original Santa Fe tour with a unique cultural perspective. Explore New Mexico history a little more in depth and find out how Jews were both Hispanos and Anglos. See the store and homes of the Jewish merchants; find out about the twentieth-century Jewish community.
$30/pp Minimum $75 Group rates available. Thursdays 10
AM or by appointment.
and Acequias: A Cultural and Artistic Tour of Canyon Rd and the
Have you already seen the downtown but would like to find your way in one of the older and more scenic neighborhoods? Learn about the artists and writers who made Santa Fe one of the largest art markets in the US. See the mother ditch and find out about unique community events.
$30/pp. Minimum $75 Group rates available. Mondays 10
AM or by appointment.
Brothels in Santa Fe: A Red Light Tour
Tired of ghost tours? Try this adult evening tour and explore some of the city's more famous watering holes and hangouts, past and present, in the downtown and Guadalupe area. End the tour at one of these "colorful" places!
$30/pp Minimum $75 Wednesdays, Saturdays 7:30-9:30 PM
winter; 8:00-10:00 PM summer Group rates available.
|Bread and Chocolate:
An Artisanal Epicurean Delight!
Come on a unique tasting experience where you will enjoy sampling fresh breads and crèpes as well as traditionally made cacao drinks and sumptuous chocolates from the kitchens of their creators. Get acquainted with the newly opened Railyard and glimpse the architectural diversity of the Don Gaspar Historic Neighborhood.
Tues and Fri 10AM $75/pp Min $165 or by appointment.
|Garden Tour: Past
Do you love gardens but forgot to look for them with all the other distractions in town? Explore Santa Fe gardens with local gardener and historian. See what it takes to make these cool, quiet spaces in galleries, public buildings and private places.
$30/pp. Min $75 Sat 9:30 AM or by appointment. Group
|Historic Headstones: Legends in Santa Fe Cemeteries
History comes alive through your discovery of historic resting places of some of the city's famous and infamous. Great stories w/ local historian as you explore two cemeteries.
$35/pp; $90 min. Wedesdays. 10AM.
|The Dark Side of
Santa Fe: Ghosts, Mysteries and Legends
Absolutely the most fun walking tour
$25/pp & $15/child. Minimum $60 Sundays, Thursdays, 5:30 and 7:30 PM
or by appointment.
|Women in NM History:
A Different Downtown Tour
Santa Fe will never look the same to you again after this downtown tour! Learn about some of the prominent and notorious women who made this town home. See where they lived and worked and loved.
$30/pp. Minimum $75 Thursdays 1:30 PM or by appointment. Group
|COMBO TOUR: A Spirits Different Tour
Does listening to ghost stories work up a thirst? Then come on this tour which combines visits to bars, brothels, haunted places and sometimes all three in the same place! Stop at one of these spirited watering holes for a sip of spirits while on the tour.
$40/pp Minimum $100 By appointment only. Group rates available.
|COMBO TOUR: Jewish Legacy and Overview Tour
Only going to be here for a few days but want to find out about the general history, architecture and culture as well as the specifics of Jewish history in the City Different? Try this three-hour combination tour!
$45/pp. Minimum $110 By appointment only. Group rates available.