After your stroll down Canyon Road head to the Bell Tower Bar atop the La Fonda Hotel to enjoy one the best views of the city. Santa Fe sunsets are something else, and this is the best spot in town to kick back with a specialty margarita and enjoy the scenery of the Southwest.
When dinnertime in this city approaches, it’s time to make a difcult decision of where to dine, as there are so many options to choose from. The new restaurant inside of La Posada Resort was named afer the ghost of Julia from the original family who lived at the property. According to multiple guests, the ghost of Julia is still at the property and, as a tribute, the hotel decided to name this fne dining restaurant afer her, as she was an excellent host back in her day. Executive Chef at Julia-A Spirited Restaurant & Bar, Todd Hall, has created a beautiful menu of innovative locally sourced dishes. Dining at Julia is an experience for all of the senses where your taste buds will have a chance to explore unique favor combinations and new takes on classics.
The city hosts a number of diferent social events throughout the year that you won’t want to miss. Color will food the streets of Santa Fe even more than normal this summer while the city’s museums and galleries host a series of colorful exhibitions at the Summer of Color event happening now through October. The Santa Fe Opera House ofers a number of shows throughout the year and is aligned perfectly to enjoy the stunning sunset while watching the show. Typical summertime events like live music in the plaza, fresh farmers’ markets and art walks are especially charming when paired with the city’s rich culture and its inhabitant’s love for where they live. “You’ll get hooked. Members that I have worked with recently say it’s not the land of enchantment; it’s the land of entrapment,” Edwards says.