There is really no bad time of year to visit New Mexico. Each season brings unique festivals, experiences, and opportunities for every traveler. Winter is just around the corner, and the busy holiday season is fast approaching. For most of us, it can be hard to slow down the fast pace of life enough to enjoy and savor in the delights of the Holiday season. If you’re looking for a unique holiday experience, then look no farther. Spend a New Mexico Christmas with us at Hacienda Vargas, where you will find privacy, relaxation, history, and charm, all within half an hour’s drive to the cultural centers of Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Relax to your hearts content at our quiet bed and breakfast, and when you’re ready, head out for more unforgettable adventures in neighboring cities. In a land with over 300 days a year of sunshine, the world’s finest visual and performing arts, and a thriving culinary scene, New Mexico is the perfect destination for a winter retreat. Hacienda Vargas’ central location will allow you to experience the holiday festivities found in both cities, all the while savoring your quiet, beautiful New Mexico Christmas here.
New Mexico Christmas Activities
December is among one of the most festive and magical times of the year to visit Santa Fe. Historically, Santa Fe is known as a legendary trading center, filled with exquisite and unique shops and galleries. Find the perfect gift for those you love along the streets of Santa Fe, or at the annual SWAIA Indian Market, which starts the weekend after Thanksgiving. The holiday season in Santa Fe officially begins on November 29th at the historic Plaza, when residents and visitors gather for the 29th annaul Christmas at the Palace. If you do find yourself in New Mexico for Christmas, then don’t miss Santa Fe’s Farolito Walk on December 24th. Here, you’ll walk the streets of Canyon Road in Santa Fe, amongst thousands of farolitos glowing at your feet, singing Christmas carols to your hearts content. The Farolito Walk is a New Mexico Christmas celebration you won’t want to miss.
Albuquerque also has its own unique and wonderful New Mexico Christmas traditions worth seeing or doing. Check out the unique Albuquerque shopping scene at the 14th annual Rio Grande Art & Crafts Festival. At this lively festival, shoppers are sure to find the most memorable and original gifts for everyone on their list. If more traditional holiday fun is on your agenda, Albuquerque’s BioPark Botanic Garden hosts the River of Lights, where you can enjoy the sparkle of New Mexico’s largest collection of walk-through holiday lights, live music, a miniature railroad, hot food and drinks, Supper with Santa and Holiday Nature Crafts.
As you can see, no matter what a perfect New Mexico Christmas holiday looks like for you, you’re sure to find it when you stay at Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast. We look forward to helping you create holiday memories and traditions that will last a lifetime.
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