Exclusive Activities, Tours, Artist Demonstrations and ExcursionsWhen you stay at a Heritage Hotel & Resort we want to make sure you have the best and most authentic New Mexico experience possible. We've partnered with a number of different local partners to provide you with a variety of Santa Fe, New Mexico adventures to enhance your stay with us.
EXPLORING NEW MEXICO WITH HERITAGE INSPIRATIONSOur partner Heritage Inspirations provides a series of all-inclusive guided tours that focus on people, history, traditions, cultural sites and landscapes that distinguish New Mexico. Tours include half-day, full-day and multi-day options along with private and customized tours upon request. Learn more about these tours at HeritageInspirations.com.
Heritage Inspirations Local Santa Fe Fashionista Chic Shopping + Wine Tasting TourOffered Fridays & Saturdays
Achieve a signature look by visiting the trendiest boutiques, vintage shops and traveler’s market hide-a-ways, where casual, chic, vintage and luxury styles can all be found with this Heritage Inspirations tour. Santa Fe’s distinctly casual yet sophisticated atmosphere allows for creative expression, flair, exoticism and colorful individuality. This one-of-a-kind find tour wraps up at the Gruet tasting room right here at Hotel St. Francis for a bubbly finish.
Heritage Inspirations Historic Architecture & Interiors Walking + Wine Tasting TourOffered Thursdays
This tour of Santa Fe's historic eastside neighborhood and the winding residential gallery district of Canyon Road shows off the beauty of three distinctive architectural styles: Pueblo, Spanish Territorial and Northern New Mexico. Guests will learn about the age-old tradition of acequia managed water flow.
Heritage Inspirations Bandelier National Monument Hiking TourOffered Saturdays
Explore and enjoy the petroglyphs and spectacular views of Tsankawi, Frijoles Canyon and the ancient civilizations of Tyuonyi village's cliff dwellings during this unforgettable tour of Bandelier National Monument.
Heritage Inspirations Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks + Wine Tasting TourOffered Saturdays
This moderate, 3-mile hike passes through sandstone hoodoos and soft cliff sides eroded by years of weather to form thin cone like spires and slot canyons like stretched taffy. Learn more at HeritageInspirations.com
Heritage Inspirations Magical Heirlooms of Chimayó TourOffered Saturdays
Explore the healing dirt of Santuario de Chimayó, taste the heirloom goodness of chile blends and watch artisans weave colorful Southwest textiles with this immersive visit to the historic village of Chimayó. Learn more at HeritageInspirations.com.
Hot Air Ballooning with Rainbow RydersNew Mexico is known for year-round hot air ballooning and in Albuquerque we've partnered up with the oldest and most experienced professional balloon ride company, Albuquerque's Rainbow Ryders, to take your vacation to the next level. Learn more and book your ride with Rainbow Ryders at (505) 823-1111 or Rainbow Ryders.com.
Rafting Adventures with Los Rios River RunnersWhite Water Rafting, March - November
Experience New Mexico's wild side with the oldest and most experienced rafting company, Los Rios River Runners. Take a whitewater rafting trip down the Rio Grande or star-filled river camping trip in the majestic Rio Chama canyon wilderness. Half-day, full-day and overnight adventures available visit Los Rios for details. Transportation is not required, and advance purchase is required.
Nativo Cultures River Feast & Float, March - November
Get an in-depth and personal tour of the sacred Rio Grande with this custom New mexico rafting adventure from Los Rios River Runners. Float down a tranquil section of the Rio Grande with a river guide and a Native American interpretive guide who will provide an intimate glimpse of New Mexico's Native American cultural history and spirituality. After the float enjoy a traditional Pueblo Feast Day meal including red chile stew, posole, calabacitas, oven bread or fry bread and Indian tea.
Book your trip with Los Rio River Runners at 800.544.1181 or online at LosRiosRiverRunners.com.
Artist Home Studio ToursWhat better way to learn about the art and history of New Mexico than to go visit an artist in their home studio? With our exclusive partnership with Cultural Treasures, a professional tour company, you can visit a Native American or Hispanic artist in their home and enjoy a traditional New Mexican lunch with them after they do a custom demonstration of their celebrated tradiitional art.
- Tours include a visit to a Northern New Mexican Artist home studio and lunch with the artist for $125/person
- Tours must be booked 7 days in advanced on santafeculturaltreasures.com or by calling Robbie O'Neill at 505-231-0855
- Tours are minimum of 2 people and maximum of six people
- Transportation is not provided and guest will need to arrange their own transportation