We think Santa Fe is a beautiful place to visit every time of year, but there are certain suggestions as to the best time to visit Santa Fe. If you’re looking for the mildest weather and the best opportunity for outdoor activities, the time to visit is September through November. Autumn is the best season for traveling without the crazy summer crowds but still in the realm of nice weather. Winter can get chilly, dipping down into the teens in the evening and reaching the 40s during the daytime. However, autumn lingers between the 30s and 40s in the evening and upper 70s during the daytime, slowing dipping as the season progresses. Plan your autumn getaway, and discover the best time to visit Santa Fe!
For more ideas on what activities you can enjoy during the autumn near El Farolito, download our free vacation guide. It features some great recommendations on what to see and do during your stay. Just remember that depending on what activities you want to enjoy, different times of year can serve as the best time to visit Santa Fe!
Why You Should Visit Any Time of the Year!
Santa Fe is a gorgeous destination year-round, with stunning mountain vistas and rich pine forests great for hiking and exploring. The city is teeming with culture and activity, from a delicious culinary scene and great boutique shopping to some stunning art galleries and music venues. When the chilly winter weather seeps in, there are still many activities and attractions to enjoy indoors. For a cozy retreat, El Farolito
Santa Fe Weather: Spring
The weather in Santa Fe fluctuates greatly throughout the year, changing from the teens to the upper 90s. However, the mildest seasons to visit are spring and fall. In the spring, the weather is glorious, often hovering in the 60s and 70s during the day. There are also many activities to enjoy in April, May, and June, such as annual festivals and outdoor exhibits and markets. The spring is the busiest season of the year in Santa Fe for visitors.
Santa Fe Weather: Fall
If you want to avoid the springtime crowds, then plan your trip to Santa Fe in the fall. September, October, and November are said to be the best months for great mild weather hiking adventures. Book your journey to Santa Fe in November for the very end of tourist season, before it winds down into the chilly winter months.
Santa Fe Weather: Winter
Winter in Santa Fe is the least popular season, because of the cold weather that inhibits some outdoor activities. If you’re looking for a cozy getaway to our bed and breakfast, however, this might be the perfect time to cuddle up with your loved one. Enjoy a weekend in and venture out for restaurants and shopping in the downtown stretch before retreating back to El Farolito!
Santa Fe Weather: Summer
While fall has been discovered as the best time to visit Santa Fe, don’t discount the summer. Though temperatures can be hotter, reaching into the 80s and 90s, Santa Fe’s cool nights are a sweet relief and wonderful time to explore outdoors.
Stay at El Farolito During the Best Time to Visit Santa Fe
Discover what your best time to visit Santa Fe is, and book your stay with us at El Farolito! We will help you find the best activities, attractions, and events to enjoy during your stay. We also offer a wonderful retreat close to downtown activities but also removed from the main stretch for a quiet retreat. Whatever time of year you visit, we know you will love Santa Fe!