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Attractions near Hotel St. Francis

Santa Fe's resplendent Sangre De Cristo Mountains, spectacular adobe architecture, vibrant arts and cultural community, and attractions that range from skiing to gallery hopping and renowned restaurants, are just a few of the reasons Conde Nast Traveler has named it one of the top places to visit 19 years running. One of the oldest hotels in Santa Fe, the Hotel St. Francis lies near the heart of historic heart of this exciting and beautiful "City Different," offering a wealth of attractions and things to do just steps from our front door.
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Santa Fe, New Mexico's Museum Hill

Museum Hill -

Explore Santa Fe's world-class museums with exhibits on art, history, and native culture by visiting one of four museums on Museum Hill, including the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. For more information, please visit

Don Gaspar District -

It is possible to experience the best of Santa Fe, NM and never leave Don Gaspar Avenue. The two-block district that is home to the Hotel St. Francis features some of Santa Fe's most unique and interesting shops, galleries, restaurants and nightlife.

Walking Tours of Historic Santa Fe Plaza -

Available Saturdays exclusively to Heritage Hotels & Resorts guests, these 75 minute tours lead by expert tour guide Peter Sinclair leave from the Hotel Chimayo lobby at 10am (seasonally available). For additional details see our Services Page.

New Mexico History Museum -

The fascinating New Mexico History Museum on Santa Fe Plaza opened in 2009 and has already garnered numerous awards and acclaim. Interactive exhibits chronicle the early history of native peoples, Spanish colonialists, the Mexican Period, and travel and commerce along the historic Santa Fe Trail. The museum encompasses the Palace of the Governors, the Palace Press, and the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library and Photo Archives. For more information, visit

The Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts -

Tin Light Fixture, CCC Camp #815, ca. 1937, Bandelier National Monument, NM courtesy Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts Take a step into the past at the The Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts. It is the only museum in the country featuring the Spanish colonial period including Hispanic New Mexico. The rotating exhibits offer a rare glimpse into the history of New Mexico in stunning detail.The museum exhibits a wide range of original art works from local modern day Hispanic artists who continue to create the colonial art forms, and historic art from former Spanish colonies from around the world. The attention to historic detail transports visitors 400 years into the past to show visitors the arrival and evolution of Spanish Colonials in New Mexico. There are displays for every age group and they are kept fresh on a rotating schedule ensuring a sense of discovery in every visit. Group tours are available in English or Spanish. For more information about the Spanish Colonial Arts Museum visit The Spanish Colonial Arts Society

Santa Fe Premium Outlets -

New Mexico's only outlet center, Santa Fe Premium Outlets feature more than 40 designer brand retailers, including Coach, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, and Polo Ralph Lauren. Be sure to mention Hotel St. Francis to receive a VIP coupon book for additional savings.
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Santa Fe, New Mexico Attractions - Canyon Road Art Galleries

Canyon Road Art Galleries -

Santa Fe's premier gallery district, Canyon Road is located just a mile from Hotel St. Francis, Featuring more than a hundred art galleries in a mile-long stretch. Works by Native American artists, as well as contemporary Santa Fe craftspeople offer everything from paintings and sculpture to jewelry, crafts, furniture, glasswork, photography, and fiber arts. For more information, visit

Ten Thousand Waves Spa -

A unique mountain spa resort outside Santa Fe, Ten Thousand Waves is designed in traditional Japanese style. Enjoy massage, communal and private hot baths, and a variety of unique spa treatments such as Indo-Asian hot oil treatment and a salt glow. For information and rates, go to

New Mexico Museum of Art -

This museum was founded in 1917 as the Art Gallery of the Museum of New Mexico. Located on Museum Hill, the architecture of the museum showcases what is known as "Santa Fe style" and is a must-see when visiting the Santa Fe, NM area, with its art collection, exhibits and many educational activities. For more information on history and events, visit

San Miguel Mission Chapel- Known as the oldest church in the country, the San Miguel Mission Chapel, is a National Landmark and just minutes walking from Hotel St. Francis. The present building dates from 1710, although it has undergone significant structural changes and Hotel St. Francis is contributing a portion of every room night to help in the restoration and preservation of this historic church. Learn more about the San Miguel Mission Chapel

Volunteer with Cornerstones Community Partnerships- Make a difference on your vacation! Volunteer or donate to help the restoration of the oldest church in the country San Miguel Mission Chapel. Learn all about adobe mud, bricks and plaster while helping restore history with Cornerstones Community Partnerships.

Get involved and become part of history and this community by volunteering in the restoration of this oldest mission church. Volunteering at San Miguel Mission Chapel

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Hotel St. Francis - Santa Fe, New Mexico (NM)
Located at
210 Don Gaspar Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Contact: 505-983-5700 Fax: 505-989-7690
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