Santa Fe lies 60 miles north of Albuquerque, which is served by most major airlines. The Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau ( www.santafe.org) offers hotel information and an interactive map that pinpoints lodging options and their distance from attractions like Cross of the Martyrs and San Miguel Mission, the nation's oldest church.
Dress like a local
Pack good walking shoes and casual clothes―this is a laid-back town. At night, dress up jeans and a linen shirt with a turquoise-studded belt or brooch.
Where to stay
Don Gaspar Inn. Situated in a historic neighborhood, the B&B feels like a private escape. 10 rooms and suites from $155. 623 Don Gaspar Ave.; www.dongaspar.com or 888/986-8664.