The best time to visit Santa Fe is between September and November. During this time, temperatures range from the high 20s to high 70s. One can argue that springtime has a similar climate with similar hotel rates, but the festivals make fall the clear winner.
How many days should I spend in Santa Fe?
If youre thinking of coming to Santa Fe, I would recommend trying to schedule in at least four or five days so that you can enjoy an easy pace and have a wider variety of experiences. But if needs must and three days is all you have, you can still gather a portfolio of fantastic memories.
Is Albuquerque or Santa Fe better?
I would not consider Santa Fe a better city than Albuquerque… each city has its virtues. Santa Fe is a more beautiful city in the southwestern tradition. Albuquerque is a more affordable option both for residents and travelers (Check out my post on things to do in Historic Old Town Albuquerque).
Does it rain a lot in Santa Fe?
Santa Fe has a very dry, high desert climate with intense sunlight. The Santa Fe rainy season is generally July through August when thunderstorms quickly come through in the afternoon. Santa Fe averages only 14 inches of rain annually.
How do I spend a day in Santa Fe?
Our one day Santa Fe itinerarySanta Fe Plaza. Santa Fes Margarita Trail. Palace of the Governors & the New Mexico Museum of History. Buying Native American jewelry. Other shopping in Santa Fe. La Fonda on the Plaza. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi. Loretto Chapel.More items •28 May 2020
Is there a rainy season in Santa Fe?
The Santa Fe rainy season is generally July through August when thunderstorms quickly come through in the afternoon. Snow season occurs from November through April, with an average of 32 inches of snow in town and up to 300 inches in the ski areas.