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Santa Fe's Many Awards & Accolades


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  • 10Best: Up-and-coming neighborhoods around the USA
  • #1 Best Girls’ Trip Destination
  • #8 Top Ten Historic Cities in the U.S.
  • #4 Top Ten Best Romantic North American Getaways
Sherman’s Travels
  • Dale Ball Trail featured one of Six Under the Radar Hiking Trails
  • Third Healthiest City in the World
Outside Magazine
  • Runner up, Best Running City
  • #1 Hidden Gay Gem for 2013 in America
Huffington Post
  • #3 One of America’s Coziest Cities
Fodor’s Travel
  • The Bell Tower: America’s 15 Best Rooftop Bars
Condé Nast Traveler
  • Best Small City in America
International Mountain Biking Association
  • Silver-Level Ride Center
Condé Nast Traveler
  • 10 Great American River Walks, Santa Fe River
  • Top 10 Destinations in the World
  • Nine Small Beer Cities that Deserve National Attention


Smart Meetings
  • Smart Meetings 2013 Platinum Choice Winner
  • #2 City with the Cleanest Air
  • #1 Best Shopping town in U.S.
  • Canyon Road named #2 most Iconic Street in America
Trip Advisor
  • #5 in Travelers’ Choice for top 10 destinations
  • Santa Fe is a notable city in the 2013 Culinary Travel Awards
  • Santa Fe a top destination for pet-friendly vacation
travel leisure
Travel and Leisure
  • Santa Fe one of nations best cities for hipsters
  • One of America’s best coffee cities
  • Best places to travel after a divorce
  • One of America’s Best Beer Cities
  • Eat like a local at Tecolote Café
  • #4 best city for Gay Travel
  • One of America’s best Girlfriend Getaways
Groups Today
  • Western Shopping town of the year, Readers’ Choice Awards
Smart Meetings
  • The Santa Fe CVB is a Platinum choice award winner
  • Top Ten Biking Destination in North America
  • One of the site’s Top Treks of the year
  • #2 Travel Destinations in the US
USA Today
  • One of America’s top mountain biking towns
Kiplinger Personal
  • 10 great places to live
  • One of the best wedding destinations in the US
  • One of 8 best running cities in the U.S
Movie Maker
  • Top 25 coolest film festivals Santa Fe Independent Film
  • #1 in Top Ten Most American cities
Sherman’s Travels
  • Santa Fe’s Farmer’s Market one of 9 Best in the country
  • One of 18 cities with the prettiest people
Where to Retire
  • One of the top cities to retire to
  • #5 Top romantic Cities
  • #8 Top Ten foodie cities 2013
  • #2 Top Ten art cities
Smarter Travel
  • Ten best destinations for a girlfriend getaway
wine enthusiast
  • One of ten sunny places to retire
Wine Enthusiast
  • Top Winter Wine Wonderlands
  • 7 of the best running trails in America