At Mail Call, we think Santa Fe is one of the most exciting and interesting places you can visit. Sure, there isn’t a beach or an ocean, but there is a never-ending list of fun activities and things to see! In today’s blog at Mail Call in Santa Fe, our local pack and ship talks about a few fantastic activities you can take part in while you are visiting. Keep reading to learn more and remember to utilize our pack and ship service to send your souvenirs where they need to go safely!
If you didn’t know already, Santa Fe is heaven on earth for art lovers. Just one of the many artsy activities you can do is visit the Canyon Road art district. In less than a mile of space, there are well over 100 different art galleries, studios, shops, restaurants, and more to explore. You’ll find everything from pottery to jewelry, paintings, sculptures, and more — all in one beautiful place. This is an amazing place to wander around and get lost trying all the delicious foods and admiring the sheer magnitude of all the incredible artwork in one location.
Santa Fe Plaza
At the Santa Fe Plaza, you’ll find plenty of fantastic things to see and do. No matter who you are, there is bound to be something here for you. Looking for live entertainment/music? You’ll find it here. Want to try some of the local cuisines? It’s got that, too! Or, if your thing is a little retail therapy and shopping ‘till you drop, you’ll have a great time. This is a wonderful place to spend hours admiring the local architecture, enjoying live entertainment, and simply seeing many of the things the city has to offer.
Limited space in your suitcase for art and souvenirs from your trip? Don’t worry, you can take advantage of our pack and ship services to send the spoils of your shopping adventures back home, to grandma, or anywhere else they need to go.
Remember when we said Santa Fe is heaven on earth for art lovers? That goes for museum enthusiasts as well. You’ll find more museums than you could possibly count or visit. Some of the more popular museums are:
- New Mexico Museum of Art
- Museum of International Folk Art
- Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
- Santa Fe’s Children Museum
- Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
- Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
- New Mexico History Museum/Palace of Governors
- Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
- And many, many more!
Not many people know that there are a number of ski resorts within a short driving distance of Santa Fe. If you are an avid skier about to visit our beautiful town during the colder months, be sure to check out some of the nearby skiing! The closest resort is about 15 miles north of Santa Fe and features more than 80 trails across more than 600 acres. No matter what nearby resort you visit, skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels are sure to have a great time. Are there some people in your group that don’t love to ski? Not to worry, all the resorts have plenty of on-site entertainment like bars, restaurants, shops, and more.
Santa Fe Farmers Market
Who doesn’t love a good farmers market? If you are looking for a more laid-back day of adventuring, swing by the Santa Fe Farmers Market. There are countless options for fresh fruits, local chilis and salsas, snacks, coffee, and tons of other local treats. Though a farmers market may not usually make your “must do!” list for vacation, this farmers market really is worth stopping by. Delicious smells and vibrant fruits and veggies like you’ve never seen are all around. There are also souvenir items available and local salsas that make for excellent gifts.
Don’t forget! If you need to send anything home or are looking to send a gift directly to your loved one, stop by our local pack and ship to make sure it gets there safe and on time.
Last but not least, Meow Wolf is an excellent experience for people of all ages. It’s unlike anything most people have ever seen, which can make it a little difficult to put into words. Meow Wolf can be described as a large interactive exhibit and playground for adults and children alike. It truly is a special experience that we recommend participating in at least once while you are in Santa Fe. Plus, once you are done with the exhibit and interactive experience, you can relax at the coffee shop, gift shop, cafes, or enjoy a cool lecture or concert.
Mail Call Santa Fe
Those are some of our pack and ship’s top picks for fun activities around Santa Fe! Truth be told, though, this doesn’t even scratch the surface! There are so many amazing things to do and see in the area that you could spend a lifetime here trying to do it all. We hope that today’s blog has helped get you excited about your trip to Santa Fe and given you some great ideas for things to do while you are here!
Many people’s favorite parts of trips and vacations are shopping for cool gifts, trinkets, and souvenirs. With a little help from Mail Call Santa Fe, you don’t have to stuff everything in your suitcase and risk it being damaged in your trip back. You can simply stop by our pack and ship and send the things you don’t need with you safely where they need to go. Contact us today to learn more!