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Spring Break in Santa Fe for Families

Updated: Mar 24, 2023

Spring Adventures for Kids

Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a fabulous destination for families with kids of all ages. Choose from a variety of outdoor adventures along with loads of fun activities in downtown Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Mountain Adventures

Santa Fe Mountain Adventures is offering a Kids Free Spring Break Diablo Canyon 4x4 Adventure.

Book a tour with a minimum of 4 full fare paying guests and kids 12 and under can join the fun at no cost. This special is valid from March 1 to March 31, 2023.

Contact us at 505-988-4000

to book a private tour, or to join a group excursion.


For those seeking adventures in the snow, head up to the Santa Fe Ski Basin and go skiing or snowboarding. Santa Fe Mountain Adventures and Outspire also offer guided snowshoe outings in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

For those with younger children, have fun sledding near Cottam’s Santa Fe, which is located at Hyde Memorial State Park.


Santa Fe Ski Basin

Monday 9 AM–4 PM

Tuesday 9 AM–4 PM

Wednesday 9 AM–4 PM

Thursday 9 AM–4 PM

Friday 9 AM–4 PM

Saturday 9 AM–4 PM

Sunday 9 AM–4 PM


Our guides design private tours for all levels and abilities. You don't need any prior snowshoeing experience!

(505) 660-0394

Cottam's Ski Shops

Monday 8 AM–5 PM

Tuesday 8 AM–5 PM

Wednesday 8 AM–5 PM

Thursday 8 AM–5 PM

Friday 8 AM–5 PM

Saturday 8 AM–5 PM

Sunday 8 AM–5 PM


Spring kicks off the whitewater rafting season on the Rio Grande. Contact New Mexico River Adventures for a half day or a full day adventure up by Pilar, New Mexico.

The Broken Saddle Riding Company offers the best horseback riding available in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


New Mexico River Adventures

Pilar, New Mexico

Broken Saddle Riding Co

Monday 8 AM–8:45 PM

Tuesday 8 AM–8:45 PM

Wednesday 8 AM–8:45 PM

Thursday 8 AM–8:45 PM

Friday 8 AM–8:45 PM

Saturday 8 AM–8:45 PM

Sunday 8 AM–8:45 PM


In the downtown area, visit the Santa Fe Children’s Museum with younger children, or go on a Scavenger Hunt with Discover Santa Fe.

For a more unique adventure, contact Wise Fool New Mexico and inquire about their Spring Break Camp where children can acquire some “amazing circus skills”.


Santa Fe Children’s Museum

The mission of the Santa Fe Children's Museum is discovering the joys of learning, play and community.


Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10AM–6PM

Thursday 10AM–6PM

Friday 10AM–6PM

Saturday 10AM–6PM

Sunday 12–5PM

Discover Santa Fe

Discover Santa Fe in a Whole New Way!

Wise Fool New Mexico

Spring Break Camp

March 20-24 9am-3:30pm, Cost $360

Youth learn amazing circus skills including stilt walking, trapeze, juggling, aerial fabric, clowning, acrobatics, and puppetry - culminating in a show and try! Parents come the last day of Camp and kids show them everything they learned, and then parents cant try it if they want!

The camp for students ages 7-12, of all levels, no experience necessary.

Camp runs 9am-3:30pm. Snacks are provided, but students are expected to bring a bag lunch.


Take a breather in between these fun activities for your children and have lunch or dinner at our favorite restaurants – the Tune Up Café, Jambo Café, Vinaigrette, or Tesuque Village Market.


Tune-Up Café

Monday 7 AM–10 PM

Tuesday 7 AM–10 PM

Wednesday 7 AM–10 PM

Thursday 7 AM–10 PM

Friday 7 AM–10 PM

Saturday 8 AM–10 PM

Sunday 8 AM–10 PM

Jambo Cafe

Monday 11 AM–9 PM

Tuesday 11 AM–9 PM

Wednesday 11 AM–9 PM

Thursday 11 AM–9 PM

Friday 11 AM–9 PM

Saturday 11 AM–9 PM

Sunday Closed


Monday 11 AM–9 PM

Tuesday 11 AM–9 PM

Wednesday 11 AM–9 PM

Thursday 11 AM–9 PM

Friday 11 AM–9 PM

Saturday 11 AM–9 PM

Sunday Closed

Tesuque Village Market

Monday9 AM–9 PM

Tuesday9 AM–9 PM

Wednesday9 AM–9 PM

Thursday9 AM–9 PM

Friday9 AM–9 PM

Saturday9 AM–9 PM

Sunday9 AM–9 PM

Enjoy Santa Fe with your kids. Happy Spring Break 2023!

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