Santa Fe, New Mexico


Santa Fe is nestled in the foothills, at the southern tip of the Rocky Mountains at an altitude of 7,000 feet. The city occupies 33.4 square miles in a valley above the Rio Grande amongst mountains that reach to over 12,000 feet. Thousands of acres of National Forest and wilderness surround the city. It is the oldest state capital in the country, founded in 1610, and at one time all lands west of the Mississippi were governed from the Palace of the Governors on the Santa Fe Plaza. The temperature in September is 74º high and 49º low.

Santa Fe is an hour's drive north of Albuquerque. The Albuquerque International Sunport is serviced by all of the major U.S. airlines. Santa Fe municipal airport is serviced by a commuter airlines connection as well as being open to private aircraft. Shuttle service is available from the Albuquerque airport, Santa Fe airport and the train station which is located in Lamy, New Mexico, about 20 miles from Santa Fe. Once in town, there is a local taxi service, public transportation system, Santa Fe Trails and charter vans. For further transportaiton information, please click here.

Shuttle Service (Reservations required for guaranteed seating.)
Sandia Shuttle Express (toll-free 1-888-775-5696)
Santa Fe Shuttle (toll-free 1-888-833-2300)

Calendar of Events
Galleries & Museums


Please visit these sites:
Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
Official Santa Fe, New Mexico Website

Maintained by: Bernadette Watts
Modified on:
May 2, 2003