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Discover Enchanting New Mexico Holiday Traditions

November 15th, 2014 by Emily

New Mexico holidayWith Thanksgiving just a short week away, we know that the upcoming holiday season is on the minds of everyone. The holidays are a time to break from our hectic schedules, get together, and enjoy the traditions that have been bringing us closer together for years. If you’re looking to start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones, or if you just want to experience something new, then spending time on an enchanting New Mexico holiday adventure may be exactly what you’re looking for.  For a holiday season that will bring you lasting memories for years to come, book your room at our romantic Bed and Breakfast this winter.

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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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High Road to Taos Art Tour

August 25th, 2014 by Emily

High Road to Taos Art TourNew Mexico is consitently ranked as a top arts destination in the US.  Whether you’re seeking exposure to traditional or contemporary art and culture, the thriving art scene in New Mexico is the place to be. The city of Albuquerque has a public art program, that has been in commission since 1978, and generously sets aside 1% of city construction funds to purchase or commission works of art.  Santa Fe is a virtual art mecca, home to incredible and wold-renowned art markets, and where the historically rich culture of the city lends itself to a variety of Native American art, international folk art and contemporary pieces from a diverse array of artists.  And of course there’s Taos, home to the Taos Art Colony and the Taos Society of Artists.  Stay at our historic Bed and Breakfast this fall, and fall in love with New Mexico’s artistic flair.

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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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Book your Room for the Annual Burning of Zozobra!

July 18th, 2014 by Emily

Burning of Zozobra Santa Fe FiestaHacienda Vargas is a wonderful, historic bed and breakfast nestled along El Camino Real, the historic road that linked Mexico City to Santa Fe.  Visitors to our New Mexico bed and breakfast relish in the quiet sanctuary found here, where they can connect with the spirit of the Old West, and retreat from their fast-paced modern lives.  While we pride ourselves on the historic ambience our Inn is famous for, we are also conventiently located nearly equidistant from two of new Mexico’s great metropolis'; Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  The thriving and exciting culture of Santa Fe is just 35 minutes away, which makes it easy to enjoy the excitement of the city before retreating back to the peace and quiet of your room.  For a truly authentic taste of Santa Fe this summer, don’t miss the annual Burning of Zozobra, and the subsequent Santa Fe Fiesta over Labor Day Weekend.  Rooms are quickly filling up in Santa Fe and surrounding areas for this decades-old tradition, so book your room today, and celebrate at one of the most popular of these summer festivals in Santa Fe.

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New Mexico Wine Shines at the Albuquerque wine Festival

May 21st, 2014 by Emily

New Mexico wineNew Mexico has a long history of wine production, dating back to the 17th century when the first wine grapes were planted in the Rio Grande Valley.  In fact, New Mexico is the oldest wine growing region in the United States, which should come as no surprise given the regions legendary place in history.  Annual wine festivals in Albuquerque and other nearby regions of New Mexico offer New Mexico wines a chance to shine, and provides guests an easy way to sample the many enticing varieties.  Book your stay at our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast now, and fall in love with New Mexico wines at local wine festivals.

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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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Spring into a Romantic New Mexico Getaway

March 19th, 2014 by Emily

romantic new mexico getaway at our new mexico bed and breakfast New Mexico has been nicknamed the Land of Enchantment, and for good reason.  The romance and history, central players to life in New Mexcio, are nothing short of enchanting.  Listen closely to the sounds of New Mexico, and you’ll hear the echoes of those who walked these hills thousands of years ago.  Vibrant cultures, diverse local art, stellar cuisine, stunning sunsets, and limitless outdoor adventure, are just some of the things you’ll find awaiting you on your New Mexico getaway.  Planning an unforgettable experience for your New Mexico getaway starts with booking a room at Hacienda Vargas Bed and Breakfast this spring.

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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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