Travel Sites

    Asheville, NC

    1. Link Biltmore Estates in Asheville, NC
    2. Link Folk Art Center and Allanstand Craft Shop
    3. Link Guild Crafts
    4. Link Downtown Asheville
    5. Link When flowers bloom - North Carolina Arboretum

    Raleigh, NC

    1. Link North Carolina Museum of Art
    2. Link North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
    3. Link North Carolina Museum of History

    Old Salem located in Winston-Salem, NC

    1. Link Old Salem: Museums & Gardens

    Knoxville, TN

    1. Link Knoxville Museums
    2. Link Knoxville Museum of Art
    3. Link The Museum of Appalachia (Clinton)
    4. Link Skunk Ridge Farm Bed and Breakfast (Clinton)

    Phoenix, AZ

    1. LinkHeard Museum
    2. LinkDesert Botanical Gardens choose Adult Group Tour Options, What to See, and other links on the left side
    3. LinkPhoenix Art Museum

    Albuquerque, NM

    1. Link Coronado State Monument Link Tour
    2. Link Petroglyph National Monument
    3. Link Rio Grande Botanic Garden
    4. Link Rio Grande Zoo
    5. Link Indian Pueblo Cultural Center (look for events and dances)

    Santa Fe, NM

    1. Link Santa Fe Museums
    2. Link Palace of the Governors - To firmly ground yourself in New Mexico's rich past, visit this museum on the Santa Fe Plaza. Built by the Spanish as a government building in 1610, the Palace remains the country's oldest continuously occupied public building. Its exhibits chronicle the history of Santa Fe as well as New Mexico and the region. American Indian artists sell their wares under its historic portal as part of the Native American Vendors Program.
    3. Link New Mexico Museum of Art - Located just west of the Plaza, the New Mexico Museum of Art (formerly the Museum of Fine Arts) displays an extensive permanent collection of Southwestern artists, including major pieces by Georgia O'Keeffe. New exhibitions are always being mounted that cover the works of contemporary artists of all kinds.
    4. Link Museum of Indian Arts & Culture - The outstanding collection showcases classic and contemporary Southwestern Indian paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, basketry and weaving. A permanent exhibition tracing the life of American Indians, "Here Now and Always" was curated in part by Native American elders, scholars and tribal members.
    5. Link Museum of International Folk Art - The Folk Art Museum features ethnic crafts from hundreds of cultures. Noted for its Hispanic heritage wing and the Girard Collection, the museum contains the largest collections of folk art in the world. The Neutrogena Wing brings a vibrant and diverse assemblage of folk art to the museum from one man's lifelong travels and passion for collecting.
    6. Link Museum of Spanish Colonial Art - The Spanish Colonial Arts Society collections were initiated in 1928. Today with 3,000 objects, the collections are the most comprehensive compilation of Spanish Colonial art of their kind. Dating from the Middle Ages to the New Millennium, the collections span centuries in art, place and time. Among the various media featured are santos (painted and sculpted images of saints,) textiles, tinwork, silverwork, goldwork, ironwork, straw appliqué, ceramics, furniture, books and more. All combined, the collections represent the artistic history and ongoing evolution of Hispano culture in New Mexico while firmly establishing its important place within the global arts landscape
    7. Link Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian - The Wheelwright occupies a building designed in the style of a traditional Navajo hogan and houses contemporary and historic art and craft from all Native American cultures. LinkWhile there be sure to see - The Case Trading Post
    8. Link Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
    9. Link Santa Performing Arts - Opera is excellent (link near the bottom of the page)
    10. Link Santa Fe Galleries - more than you can imagine
    11. Link Santa Fe Gallery Association has a map to the numerous galleries
    12. Link Historic Sites
    13. Link Bandelier National Monument - (day trip) Best known for mesas, sheer-walled canyons, and the ancestral Pueblo dwellings found among them, Bandelier also includes over 23,000 acres of designated Wilderness.(see Los Alamos on the way)
    14. Link Pecos National Historical Park - 1/2 day trip
    15. Link Eight Northern Pueblos (day trips) look for events and dances
    16. Link Santa Fe, New Mexico Convention and Visitors Bureau
    17. Link Map
    18. Link Calendar (1 day, 3 days and weekend)
    19. Link Arts and Culture (Calendar on right)
    20. Link Canyon Road Art Galleries
    21. Link Santa Fe . com things to do, art etc