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Canyon Road

Santa Fe, NM
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Ranked #7 of 109 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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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Short walk to see fabulous sculptures, art work, and beautiful gardens. If you're looking to purchase sculptures, bring lots of cash or the black credit card.

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Santa Fe, NM
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112 reviews 112 reviews
8 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Walking along Canyon Road is such a treat; there are numerous art galleries that feature a very eclectic selection of artists. Plan to spend most of a day perusing the scene with a stop at the Compound Restaurant for a yummy lunch. There are other restaurants from which to choose that are also very good, but the Compound is a... More

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Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Food was delicious, beautifully presented and perfectly prepared. Wait staff was attentive but not overly. She was knowledgeable about the food and drinks. Guided us in making extremely satisfying decisions. I had asked for an intimate table for 2 for a birthday surprise and we were seated in a small room at a corner round table. We couldn't have asked... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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86 reviews 86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is an awesome place to go if you love art! Over 100 galleries displaying art of all types for every person. You will not be bored. It is laced coffee shops so you can leisurely stroll through the galleries and then relax with coffee or deserts on patios. Famous artists to up and coming can be found on this... More

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Big Spring, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We wanted to to take in a few art galleries while in Santa Fe. With over 250 to choose from I was overwhelmed, so I found a parking spot--lucky me--on Canyon Road and we explored the few within range. In every one we went in to, the proprietors were friendly and enthusiastic to talk about their collections. Definitely a spot... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
32 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We make a point of visiting Canyon Road when in Santa Fe: Beautiful art in interesting settings. Not just Native American art and jewelry, but many galleries show contemporary art as well as more traditional works. You might want to plan ahead if you want to have lunch or dinner in the area as the dining options are limited.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I acquired stunning photos of the various facades on the many galleries that line both sides of this narrow, one-way street. if you are into art in many forms then Canyon Road is ground zero for Santa Fe which itself is one of the premier art markets in the US. While walking this road I heard at least three different... More

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Los Altos, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

When you get back from Santa Fe, anyone who knows the town will ask if you've been down Canyon Road--this is where all the artist galleries used to be. I say used to be because apparently many of the better galleries are moving out, especially to the Railyard area of Santa Fe. A lot of kitsch is on display for... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

All of Canyon Road is a delight. Known for its interesting variety, art collectors from all over the world come here to browse and see what is going on in the newest art scene. You can easily walk from gallery to gallery, have a bite to eat in one of the restaurants, and spend a happy day doing so.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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178 reviews 178 reviews
38 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Ok, say you are like me and are not going to buy a $50k (or even $5k) work of art. So what! Enjoy the scene. It is fun to see what artists are doing and what will be available when the 99% finally revolt. There are high quality works of art by terrific artists. There is also a lot of... More

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