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A Day of Birding in New Mexico

October 27th, 2014 by Emily

New Mexico birdingThere are approximately 500 different birds on New Mexico’s state bird list, so it should come as no surprise that there are a lot of spectacular places for birding enthusiasts to spend their day.  In fact, thanks to the incredible diversity of habitat found in the region, Albuquerque, New Mexico ranks as number four for bird diversity in the United States, opening up endless birding possibilities for amateurs and experienced birders alike.  Here, thanks to the Rio Grande River Valley and the beautiful Sandia Mountains, bird enthusiasts can enjoy birdwatching at three distinct elevations, and can interact with nature in a new and inspiring way.  Though the peak to New Mexico birding comes in late spring, it is a rewarding experience no matter what time of year you go, thanks to our incredible diversity of native birds.  Book your stay at our peaceful and historic Bed and Breakfast today, and start planning your New Mexico birding adventure.

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Romantic Getaway in Enchanting New Mexico

October 15th, 2014 by Emily

New Mexico romantic getawayNew Mexico is often at the top of many couples’ lists when it comes to choosing a destination for a romantic getaway, and we’re not surprised, because New Mexico is ranked as one of the most romantic destinations in the world.  New Mexico, the land of enchantment, is the place where the pressures of life vanish into the wind, and where true love is rediscovered along the way.  You’ll also find sacred springs and world-renowned spas, rich with traditional and Native-inspired services that will help you to feel restored and rejuvenated. Surrounded by beauty, and filled with opportunities for discovery, New Mexico is the perfect place to escape for your next romantic getaway.  Recently listed as one of the top 12 Inns in the country for affordable elopements, Hacienda Vargas may be just the perfect place to turn your romantic getaway into a magical marriage celebration.  Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast today, and get ready to let the grace and elegance of historical New Mexico inspire your romantic getaway.

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Drive down historic Route 66 This Fall

September 30th, 2014 by Emily

Historic Route 66 New MexicoThere are no roads more legendary that historic Route 66.  Just the mention of Route 66 conjers of a sense of history and romance, of simpler times when there was no greater joy than seeing the open expanse of road before you on this legendary road between Chicago and Los Angeles.  Albuquerque, which is now the largest city in New Mexico, owes its rapid growth and expansion to the economic boom brought to the area along The Mother Road.  Today, visitors to Albuquerque can take a step back in time to this glorious period of history, and can see the architecture of the time periods that Route 66 represents.  If you love road trips, then we can’t think of a better place for you to visit this fall.  Stay at our historic Bed and Breakfast Inn, just off Route 66, and fall in love with enchanting New Mexico.

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Discover Why Albuquerque is Listed as a Top Travel Destination

August 12th, 2014 by Emily

Albuquerque New MexicoThere is a reason New Mexico is called the land of enchantment.  It’s a state like no other, where you’ll find unmatchable scenic beauty, a rich sense of history, and it’s full of unique things to see and do.  In New Mexico, you’ll find an extensive variety of outdoor adventures, centuries of history to explore, an overwhelming variety of art to admire, and delicious regional cuisine to satisfy your appetite, all set in a beautifully enchanting landscape.  Albuquerque, located just 20 minutes from our historic Bed and Breakfast near Algodones, is a wonderful and exciting city to visit, and one of th many places that make New Mexico so great.  Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast in New Mexico is a wonderful place to go when you want to get away.  When the hustle and bustle of modern day life seems to take over, and you just need a place to unwind, to getaway, and to relieve the stress, come visit us, where the grace and elegance of historical New Mexico will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed, and ready to face the world again.

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Shop for Treasures at the Santa Fe Indian Market

July 31st, 2014 by Emily

Santa Fe Indian MarketMany of our guests choose to stay at the Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast for the quiet simplicity found here.  Once the sight of a stagecoach stop and an old train depot, Hacienda Vargas has been a travel destination for guests to the area since the 17th century, and we continue to offer our guests the historic grace and elegance you’d expect from a New Mexico Bed and Breakfast.  We pride ourselves in offering our guests a retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern-day life, but also embrace the cultural excitement of nearby Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  Santa Fe, once a legendary trading center in the southwest, is still a portal to Native American artwork and unique, handmade goods that can’t be found elsewhere. There are plenty of individual boutiques to shop when in Santa Fe, but an even better opportunity to find your unique treasures is to visit one of the most popular art markets in Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Indian Market.  Book your room at our charming Bed and Breakfast this August, and you can couple an enchanting glimpse into New Mexico’s past, with an exciting day spent browsing the streets of Santa Fe.

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Take Yourself on a New Mexico Mountain Biking Adventure

April 23rd, 2014 by Emily

New Mexico bikingWith 320 days of sunny days, brilliant blue skies, wide open expanses of beautiful land, and some of the purest air around, it’s no wonder outdoor enthusiasts travel in droves to New Mexico.  Whether your preference is to ride the trails or hit the roads, New Mexico is the perfect mountain biking destination.  Tucked into the Valley of the Rio Grande, near both the Sandia Crest and Jemez mountains, cities such as Santa Fe and Albuquerque are popular biking destinations for riders across the country.  Book your room at our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast today, and start planning your New Mexico mountain biking adventure.

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Taste your way through Santa Fe Restaurants

February 11th, 2014 by Emily

Santa Fe restaurantOne of the best things about Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast is not only its charm, but its location.  We are the only bed and breakfast located along the historic El Camino Real, which once linked the great cities of Santa Fe and Mexico City.  We are a bed and breakfast that prides itself on our romantic and historic ambiance.  Come for a weekend to Hacienda Vargas, and you’ll experience the historic grace and elegance that New Mexico is famous for.  But these historic charms aren’t the only qualities of our romantic New Mexico Bed and Breakfast.  Situated in between both Santa Fe and Albuquerque, Hacienda Vargas truly does provide you with the best of both worlds.  We offer you a retreat from the frenzied pace of 21st century living and a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, all within half an hour’s drive of the bigger centers of diverse and thriving culture.  Santa Fe, frequently hailed as one of the most diverse and interesting cities, is a city with a huge reputation for visual and performing arts, fine dining, and much more.  Santa Fe restaurants are exquisite, and should not be missed.  Fortunately, the famous Santa Fe culinary scene is located just 35 minutes from our luxurious bed and Breakfast.  Book your stay with us now, and start experiencing the best of both worlds in New Mexico.

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Romantic Getaway to New Mexico

January 31st, 2014 by Emily

New Mexico romantic getawayNew Mexico is nicknamed the Land of Enchantment, and one visit to our diverse state is all it will take to understand why. Visitors to New Mexico often remark on the romantic feel of their time spent here, and how the pressures in their life vanish into the wind.  Famous for their hot and spicy food, desert landscapes, and clear skies, the world-renowned cities of New Mexico offer you a variety of options for an exquisite romantic getaway this winter.  Experience the expansive beauty of  New Mexico’s mountain ranges, take a romantic hot air balloon ride across our skies, ride North America’s longest aerial tramway rewarded by breathtaking sunset views of Albuquerque, experience some of the world’s finest dining at nearby restaurants, or just relax and take in the old-world, romantic charm of New Mexico.  Book your room at the Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast, located midway between both Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and experience a romantic getaway in the Land of Enchantment.

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Create the New Mexico Wedding of your Dreams

December 16th, 2013 by Emily

New Mexico weddingStatistically, 33 percent of engagements happen during the holiday season.  With all of those newly engaged couples out there, whispers of wedding planning are on the lips of new brides-to-be everywhere.  Dream weddings, intimate events, extravagance, simplicity, elopements:  those are just a few of the words that come to mind as the form of your wedding starts to take shape.  With an inspiringly beautiful landscape fit for some of the worlds most amazing artists, the enchanting lands of New Mexico are synonymous with romance.  Are you looking for a destination wedding that will be as beautiful as it is simple?  Consider hosting a large gathering of friends and family, or a small, intimate event or elopement at Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast and Wedding Chapel, and find out how a New Mexico wedding can be the wedding of your dreams.

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