GUIDED TOURS WITH HERITAGE INSPIRATIONSHeritage Inspirations offers active trips and explorations that are equal parts dynamic, authentic and culturally diverse. These travel sojourns offer guests the chance to experience the culture, traditions and wild places in the Land of Enchantment through all-inclusive itineraries that introduce guests to the native people, colorful cuisine, cultural sites and traditions that insight into the diversity of the landscape and natural wonders for which New Mexico is known.
Heritage Inspirations Historic Architecture & Interiors Walking + Wine TastingOffered Thursdays
This tour of Santa Fe's historic eastside neighborhood and the winding residential gallery district of Canyon Road shows off the beauty of three distinctive architectural styles: Pueblo, Spanish Territorial and Northern New Mexico. Guests will learn about the age-old tradition of acequia managed water flow.
Heritage Inspirations Local Santa Fe Fashionista Chic Shopping + Wine Tasting TourOffered Fridays & Saturdays
Achieve a signature look by visiting the trendiest boutiques, vintage shops and traveler’s market hide-a-ways, where casual, chic, vintage and luxury styles can all be found with this Heritage Inspirations tour. Santa Fe’s distinctly casual yet sophisticated atmosphere allows for creative expression, flair, exoticism and colorful individuality. This one-of-a-kind find tour wraps up at the Gruet tasting room at our sister hotel, Hotel St. Francis, for a bubbly finish.
Heritage Inspirations Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks + Wine Tasting TourOffered Saturdays
This moderate, 3-mile hike passes through sandstone hoodoos and soft cliff sides eroded by years of weather to form thin cone like spires and slot canyons like stretched taffy. Learn more at HeritageInspirations.com
Hot Air Ballooning with Rainbow RydersNew Mexico is known for year-round hot air ballooning and in Albuquerque we've partnered up with the oldest and most experienced professional balloon ride company, Rainbow Ryders, to take your vacation to the next level. Rides embark from Albuquerque, and advanced booking is required.
Book Today with Rainbow Ryders at 505.823.1111 or RainbowRyders.com.
Los Rios River Runners Rafting AdventuresWhite Water Rafting
Experience New Mexico's wild side with the oldest and most experienced rafting company, Los Rios River Runners. Take a whitewater rafting trip down the Rio Grande or star-filled river camping trip in the majestic Rio Chama canyon wilderness. Half-day, full-day and overnight adventures available visit Los Rios for details.
Native Cultures River Feast & Float
Get an in-depth and personal tour of the sacred Rio Grande with this custom river raft tour from Los Rios River Runners. Float down a tranquil section of the Rio Grande with a river guide and a Native American interpretive guide who will provide an intimate glimpse of New Mexico's Native American cultural history and spirituality. After the float enjoy a traditional Pueblo Feast Day meal including red chile stew, posole, calabacitas, oven bread or fry bread and Indian tea.
Artist Home Studio ToursWhat better way to learn about the art and history of New Mexico than to go visit an artist in their home studio? With our exclusive partnership with Cultural Treasures, a professional tour company, you can visit a Native American or Hispanic artist in their home and enjoy a traditional New Mexican lunch with them after they do a custom demonstration of their celebrated tradiitional art.
- Tours include a visit to a Northern New Mexican Artist home studio and lunch with the artist for $125/person
- Tours must be booked 7 days in advanced on santafeculturaltreasures.com or by calling Robbie O'Neill at 505-231-0855
- Tours are minimum of 2 people and maximum of six people
- Transportation is not provided and guest will need to arrange their own transportation