Sometimes, doing the simplest of activities in a new city is when you find yourself having the most fun. In Santa Fe, one of these simple, yet extremely fun activities, is shopping. Santa Fe has been a popular trading post, and therefore shopping mecca, for centuries, dating back to the earliest days of Santa Fe’s history. The shopping destinations in this vibrant city are plentiful, and will take you on an Odyssey of your own through the historic streets and buildings of Santa Fe. To take advantage of a fun and busy day browsing the quaint shops and upscale boutiques of Santa Fe, book your room at our luxurious Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast today.
A Shopping Destination Not to be Missed
The shopping destinations in Santa Fe are as unique as the city itself, where you’ll find unprecedented access to a variety of Native American artwork, as well as other unique handmade items in small boutiques, trading posts and large open air markets. Whether you’re looking for fashion or furniture, cowboy boots or concho belts, salsa or silver and turquoise jewelry or other Southwest specialties, you’ll immediately understand why Santa Fe was voted a top shopping destination by 10best.com. Not only does the shopping in Santa Fe represent the history and thriving culture of the southwest, but it also embraces the notion of shopping local. Everywhere you turn, you can find unique items made by local artists and artisans, including an unprecedented amount and variety of Native American art.
Santa Fe’s longstanding legacy as a trading center is still part of the city’s identity today. Shops in Santa Fe today cater to shoppers in search of handcrafted furniture and crafts, local art, apparel and accessories, and many of them remain the high-quality, one-of-a-kind independent stores that made Santa Fe a popular shopping destination. Two of the most popular places to shop are the famed historic downtown area around the Santa Fe Plaza, and artistic haven Canyon Road. The new up-and-coming Railyard District is also home to a variety of hip and trendy stores, while the savviest of shoppers will head to area Consignment shops in search of art, decor, rugs, jewelry, vintage western wear, and other spectacular deals. Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast today, and make sure to pack your most comfortable walking shoes for a day of shopping along the streets of Santa Fe.