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Three Day Family Experience in Santa Fe

Updated: Jun 12, 2023


DAY 1

Breakfast: In your hotel restaurant or The Burrito Company. The Burrito Company Cafe stands out for offering affordable and quick, yet quality New Mexican/Salvadoran food in an informal setting. The breakfast menu mainly consists of inexpensive breakfast burritos, but there are bagels and breakfast bagel sandwiches as well.


The Burrito Company



Monday 7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Tuesday 7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Wednesday 7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Thursday 7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Friday 7:30 AM–3:30 PM

Saturday 8 AM–3:30 PM

Sunday 8 AM–3:30 PM


Morning Tour: Santa Fe History Tour by the Discovery Tour Guides departs the La Fonda Hotel lobby daily at 10 am. Always the first thing you should do in Santa Fe, the tour is a leisurely walk downtown with stops at the many outdoor historic spots in the city: The La Fonda itself, the historic Plaza, the Indian art market, the Palace of the Governors, the courtyards of Palace Avenue, the Cathedral and Loretto Chapel. A great orientation to the “City Different.” You’ll feel like you own the town after this tour.


Discovery Walking Tour of Downtown Santa Fe


To book your Santa Fe tour or for more information, please contact Sita Jamieson Caddle at (505) 577-7645. Walk-in's are welcome!


Tours depart from La Fonda 7 days a week at 10AM

Duration: 2hrs Price: $25 per person. Children 12 and under are free with adult supervision.

Recommendations: Wear comfortable shoes and bring along a bottle of water.

Walk-ins are welcome, but it's best to call Sita to reserve your spot!


Lunch and Afternoon Activity: By car visit the Santa Fe Place Mall Food Court. Restaurants in the Food Court include San Martin Mexican, Rice Village Express and the Dairy Queen Grill & Chill. The nearby Boba Tea Company is also a popular stop near the Food Court.


For an after-lunch thrill, children can experience the Clip ‘n Climb Walls (participants must be at least 42” tall), the Sky Trail Ropes Course (for adults and older teens) or the Sky Tykes zip rail Course (for 48” tall children and under). Check online at liggettville.com

Food Court


Hours:

Monday 10 AM–8 PM

Tuesday 10 AM–8 PM

Wednesday 10 AM–8 PM

Thursday 10 AM–8 PM

Friday 10 AM–8 PM

Saturday1 0 AM–8 PM

Sunday 12–6 PM


Evening Meal and Entertainment: The El Flamenco Dinner Show (two blocks from the downtown Plaza at 135 W. Palace Ave). Authentic Spanish Tapas and show by the resident flamenco company, Antonio Granjero + Entreflamenco.


El Flamenco Cabaret


Dinner Show from $48 starts at 6:15, Flamenco Show from $25 starts at 7:30.

or telephone: (505) 209-1302.


Live the passion of Santa Fe for an unforgettable night on the town!

2023 Spring Season, March 17- June 24.

Summer Season June 30-September 3.

Fall Season, September 8-October 28.

Christmas Season, December 15-31.


DAY 2


Breakfast: Your hotel restaurant or the Plaza Café. The restaurant offers a typical full range of breakfast meals including eggs and meat dishes, pancakes, French toast, burritos. Indoor and outdoor seating.


Plaza Café



Monday 8AM–8PM Tuesday 8AM–8PM Wednesday 8AM–8PM Thursday 8AM–8PM Friday 7AM–9PM Saturday 7AM–9PM Sunday 7AM–9PM


Morning Tour: Downtown Spy Tour by the Discovery Tour Guides (2-hour tour, $30 per person, minimum two people, children under 12 go free). Santa Fe history is full of spy stories that span the centuries.


Downtown Spy Tour by the Discovery Tour Guides

Come for a stroll around town to visit the most famous spy haunts in the Southwest! Departure time and meeting place must be arranged the day prior with the tour guide, Jean, at 508-733-3666.


Lunch and Afternoon Activity by car: Gabriel’s Restaurant where you can savor the cuisine of the Southwest and Old Mexico. Guacamole made at your table! Indoor and outdoor dining.


Gabriel's



Monday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Thursday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Friday 11:30 AM–9 PM

Saturday 11:30 AM–9 PM

Sunday 11:30 AM–9 PM


After lunch continue north on 84/285 to Pojaque and state highway 502 to Los Alamos. Visit the Bradbury Science Museum to hear the story of the Atomic Bomb and children’s science activities. Nearby is the Los Alamos branch of the Manhattan Project National Park, the Los Alamos History Museum and the famous Bathtub Row and original school buildings.


Bradbury Science Museum



Monday Closed

Tuesday 10 AM–5 PM

Wednesday 10 AM–5 PM

Thursday 10 AM–5 PM

Friday 10 AM–5 PM

Saturday 10 AM–5 PM

Sunday 1–5 PM


Evening Meal and Activity: Bowling at The Alley Lanes. In addition to bowling, The Alley also has bocce, pool, darts and shuffleboard. The inhouse restaurant, El Sabor, has an eclectic menu ranging from snacks to typical Mexican plates, pizza and sandwiches.


The Alley


DAY 3


Breakfast: At your hotel or the French Pastry Shop at the La Fonda Hotel. A local Favorite for 45 years, the shop will remind you of a small French town patisserie with a good selection of pastries and delicious crepes, quiches and hot and cold sandwiches.


French Pastry Shop



Hours

Monday 6:30 AM–5 PM

Tuesday 6:30 AM–5 PM

Wednesday 6:30 AM–5 PM

Thursday 6:30 AM–5 PM

Friday 6:30 AM–5 PM

Saturday 6:30 AM–5 PM

Sunday 6:30 AM–5 PM


Morning Tour: Take a chocolate tour with the Discovery Tour Guides. Welcome to America’s first land of chocolate! A downtown tasting tour, the best place in America to mix chocolate and history!


Chocolate tour with the Discovery Walking Tours


(3-hour tour, minimum 2 people, $50 pp. To reserve, call Sita at 505-577-7645).


Lunch and Afternoon Activity by car: Lunch at The Pantry. This Route 66 landmark has been a local favorite since its opening in 1948. The Pantry has consistently provided customers with the traditional comfort foods of Santa Fe. “You really can’t go wrong if you are looking for a good hole in the wall!”


The Pantry



Hours:

Monday 7 AM–8:30 PM

Tuesday 7 AM–8:30 PM

Wednesday 7 AM–8:30 PM

Thursday 7 AM–8:30 PM

Friday 7 AM–8:30 PM

Saturday 7 AM–8:30 PM

Sunday 7 AM–8:30 PM


After lunch: Meow Wolf. The original exhibition, House of Eternal Return, is a monumental achievement in DIY world creation and artist collaboration. All ages are encouraged to explore a curious family home and the spectacular walk through dreamworlds that have emerged.


Meow Wolf Santa Fe


$39, hours of operation may vary; check their online ticketing site for current information: https://tickets.meowwolf.com/santa-fe/


Evening Meal and Activity: your evening meal at Back Road Pizza. Back Road offers thin crust pizza—everything made from scratch from pizza, salads, subs and more. Outdoor seating, pool table upstairs. After supper, join a Ghost Tour with Ken. Santa Fe’s history is replete with the famous characters whose destinies qualify them as the authentic ghosts that still haunt the city!


Back Road Pizza



Hours:

Monday Closed

Tuesday 4–8 PM

Wednesday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Thursday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Friday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Saturday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM

Sunday 11:30 AM–8:30 PM


Ghost Tour with Ken

Call for reservation and more information: 512-569-9613

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