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Founded in 1607, Santa Fe is one of the oldest cities in the USA, and also the oldest state capital in America. The city is rich in history and culture, which has survived many centuries. Visitors will get to experience a city built by generations of locals from varying backgrounds who have called the city home. This charming city earns its distinctive atmosphere from the blending of Native American, Spanish/Mexican and Anglo-American cultural influences. The unique mix of pretty streets and lanes, low adobe style houses, and various Native American as well as contemporary art and crafts have long made Santa Fe an attraction for tourists.

Known for its arts and culture, and home to countless attractions that are spread out across the area, Santa Fe is sure to impress visitors, and with your car hire you will be able to see it all! DriveAway offer car hire with reputable suppliers such as Avis, Budget and Hertz. We can arrange for you to collect your car hire from Santa Fe Airport or from one of the convenient downtown locations. Car Hire in Santa Fe is made easy with DriveAway as we provide great rates and vehicles; including hatches, sedans, wagons, minivans, and SUVs.

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Experience Santa Fe

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Santa Fe is located at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a stunning backdrop for an equally impressive city. For outdoor enthusiasts the list of places to visit is long and exciting, with many superb areas ready to be explored. Jump in your car hire and head off into the mountains to soak up nature and enjoy the view in Santa Fe National Forest, a protected area of wilderness featuring walking trails and picnic areas. If you keep an eye out, you may even spot some deer, bears, or rare bird species.

Art has played an important role in the shaping of Santa Fe and the culture of its people since early days, something which is still evident today. Great places to visit w include the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Georgia O’keefe Museum, and the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art. Another attraction which is highly recommended is the Museum of International Folk Art, which is just a short drive south east from the city centre. The museum contains great exhibitions featuring art, decorations, clothing and toys unique to cultures from around the world.

Located a short drive north from the city centre, history enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the Palace of the Governors, the oldest public building in the US. Built in the 17th century, this was the official headquarters for the Spanish government that controlled the area at the time. The building also features a museum which contains displays featuring the history of New Mexico. Whilst there, do not miss the Basilica of St Francis. Dating back to the 1700s, this place of worship was originally a cathedral, until elevated to the status of basilica in 2005; locals regard it as a very spiritual site.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Santa Fe to Phoenix 772 7.5
Santa Fe to Albuquerque 104 1
Santa Fe to Denver 632 5.75

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