Cultural Activities

The Five Graces, near everything downtown, is just two blocks away from the Plaza and the Palace of the Governors, and is right in the heart of the city. The Inn is adjacent to the Santa Fe Playhouse and directly across Old Santa Fe Trail from the oldest church in the United States, the San Miguel Mission. The cultural, historic and retail centers of Santa Fe are just blocks from the Inn, as is Canyon Road, a lively thoroughfare of galleries, shops and restaurants.

Each season offers festivals and pageants, steeped in colorful tradition. The history, culture, art, and natural setting offer something for every taste. From sportsperson to shopper, whatever your passion, you can indulge it to the fullest in Santa Fe. It is natural to find a diverse and dynamic performing arts scene in Santa Fe. Audiences are wowed just about every night of the week.

Northern New Mexico offers some of the most diverse, beautiful terrain and varied landscapes to be found find anywhere in the world. Santa Fe and its environs offer visitors plenty of sights and experiences. You can make a variety of day trips to explore everything from ancient ruins and historic mountain towns to rushing rivers ripe for rafting and fishing.

Visit Santa Fe’s museums and wake up the artist within youǃ Whether you are 7, 17 or 70 years old, get inspired by the rich blend of history, arts and cultural heritage with more than a dozen state and private museums around Santa Fe.

With more than 100 art galleries and artist studios in one short mile, Canyon Road offers an incredibly diverse array of artwork by established and emerging artists. As a collector, whether you prefer art that is contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American, it’s all here.

Chef Johnny Vee Cooking Classes

Cooking & Art Classes

Chef John Vollertsen is one of our most famous local personalities. We lovingly call him Johnny Vee. He is the lead food critic for our local paper, The New Mexican. He is a published author & teaches the most fun & memorable cooking classes ever!

Santa Fe Cathedral

Churches & Cathedrals

Visit centuries-old adobe and European-style churches. Ride a historic working railroad or enjoy the unique architecture of downtown Santa Fe. With such a layered history, Santa Fe draws visitors back over and over again to uncover its fascinating past and experience its unforgettable present.

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Shoppers will revel in the hundreds of shops and galleries throughout Santa Fe as well as its many annual markets and festivals. The cultural, historic and retail centers of Santa Fe are just blocks from the Inn, as is Canyon Road, a lively thoroughfare of galleries, shops and restaurants.

The area around the city is magnificent and well worth exploring. You will find at Bandelier National Monument the ancient, 12th century cliff dwellings of the Anasazi. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains span the horizon east of the city and the Jemez Mountains stretch out to the west.