Quick. What’s the oldest capital city in America? Boston? Richmond? Nahh! Santa Fe was becoming the center of commerce and religious missionary work for the southwest before the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. In fact, the Palace of the Governors, the seat of the Spanish Colonial Government was built in 1610; 10 years before the Pilgrims made their way to Massachusetts.
The feeling of an old city is everywhere in Santa Fe – well, not the strip-malled outskirts, but definitely in the downtown area. The pueblo architecture, the history, the culture, the art, the weather; it’s a city designed to be experienced at the leisurely pace that’s all around. My best advice is to ditch your itin...Read More