The literary landmarks of New Mexico’s storied capital are both familiar and unexpected. Santa Fe’s plaza and La Fonda Hotel have figured prominently in many books. However, one of the nineteenth century’s most enduring American novels, written in Santa Fe’s Palace of the Governors, never mentions the place, or the American West at all!
Explore the history and culture of Santa Fe through its famous stories, authors, and characters with local author Barbara Harrelson, a former docent at the Smithsonian’s History Museum. Her literary walking tour, one of the few in the nation’s is:
Walking tour review here.
2-hour walking tour of downtown
PRICE OR RANGE:
$20 adult, $10 children 16 and under, with a $40 minimum
“A great way to absorb the unique character of Santa Fe,” according to Frommer’s guide to Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque.