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Santa Fe is a very walkable city, for the most part. Nearly all of the main sights are in the downtown district or only a few blocks beyond it. The only time we used the car, apart from a day trip out of the city, was when we went to the Railyard and from there on to Canyon Road as we thought we might want to explore much of the latter’s length (in practice though we found more than enough to interest us in just the first few galleries that we investigated). Apart from that we spent most of our time walking the streets around the Plaza or venturing just a little south to the Santurio de Guadalupe and to the San Miguel Mission, both just a few blocks beyond the confines of downtown.

It’s hard to get lost here. The streets in the centre follow the familiar US grid pattern, though here they all have names not numbers. And there are signposts on every corner in downtown, pointing you towards all the main sights. If you need one you can pick up a good free map – we were given ours when we checked in to the Chapelle Street Casitas, and I noticed them too in the lobby of La Fonda Hotel.

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  • Updated Dec 1, 2011
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