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Canyon Road

Santa Fe, NM
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Ranked #7 of 110 Attractions in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Rich in history and art, Canyon Road is the cultural center of Santa Fe.
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Canyon Road is not only full of wonderful art galleries, it is an art gallery in and of itself. It is, to me, at its most beautiful in the fall, with the yellow aspen leaves falling and a crisp note in the air. I was pleased to see that there is a new restaurant on Canyon Road, close to Paseo... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is a street more or less designed for visitors and art collectors with galleries as the main attraction, but as residents of Santa Fe we can't stay away. My wife and I often walk, run, or bike down Canyon Road, just passing through or stopping at the Tea House. It's a must on a trip to Santa Fe.

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San Diego
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We love to go to Santa Fe, and one of the things we enjoy is walking and browsing art galleries. There are many excellent galleries right in the heart of town, but just a short walk behind the St. Frances cathedral, lies Canyon Road, with dozens of galleries, from the very odd to the very fine and everything in between.... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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181 reviews 181 reviews
84 attraction reviews
404 helpful votes 404 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We have all heard that the art here is expensive. But I believe that the entire mile is a bargain for all the senses. There are so many genres of art, photography, sculpture, painting, landscape art, building design and architecture, jewelry, knit goods, leathercraft and Navajo rugs. In between the galleries are shops with lovely souvenirs, cards, stuffed animals, games,... More

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

So much to see and great place to get ideas. Wide range of prices. And several great options for food and drink. Lovely way to spend a day.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

There are a few very interesting galleries that deserve a look. Overall, Canyon road is a bit touristy for my taste.

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Kirkland, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

There were a couple of really interesting galleries showing great art - but there were also A LOT of galleries showing nothing very different or unusual.

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Boston
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Such a vast array of galleries and fine art. Having everything clustered together made it easy to visit more than a few in a couple of hours, with a stop for lunch or coffee. The jewelry was wonderful too, not the same type of fare found around the plaza.

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Grapeview, Washington
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194 reviews 194 reviews
68 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is a nice street to walk along to take in some nice, sometimes historic, southwest style homes and buildings. There are many photo opportunities if you like southwestern architecture. As for the shops, there is some amazing art to be seen, but very expensive. We went in the late morning on a weekday and didn't feel it was crowded.

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Bring lots of money if you intend to buy. Definitely worth walking up Canyon Road to see world-class art and top notch creativity.

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