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Canyon Road, Santa Fe

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#1 of 6 in Neighborhoods in New Mexico
Nestled in the heart of the city's historical quarter, Canyon Road hosts more than 100 art galleries, shops, studios, and restaurants in addition to traditional Pueblo-style adobe homes. The district's origins date to the Spanish colonization of the Southwest and the surrounding area more than 1,000 years ago. Despite its archaic architecture, the neighborhood is a popular hot spot. You'll discover traditional Hispanic crafts, modern art, and sculptures intermingled with storefronts, courtyards, and cafes. Pick up a piece of regional Native American handiwork, such as pottery or a handmade rug. Arrange your visit to Canyon Road and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santa Fe using our Santa Fe trip itinerary maker app .
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  • You could easily spend a day walking down Canyon. Stop to eat or get some tea. Go check out the galleries and cool shops. The only negative is the sidewalk situation is a bit dicey here and there.  more »
  • 200 galleries walking distance from downtown. You can walk uphill along the road and side streets and see tons of galleries. About 50%/50% between Contemporary and Western. Also a few good restaurants...  more »
  • Canyon Road is a brisk walk form many of the hotels and inns which is good because there is very little parking along Canyon Road. One can take half a day visiting the shops along one side of the stre...  more »

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