Tips for relocating to Santa Fe, New Mexico |

Here is a relocation guide for those enlightened souls considering a move to Santa Fe, New Mexico, known as the City Different. The intent of this information is to help you find businesses, schools, and more so you can transition with ease. Here are some links to help you get your move started on the right foot.

With a population of approximately 85,000, many consider Santa Fe “just the right size.” It’s large enough to have the popular amenities of national chain stores, multiple cinemas, two large hospitals, malls, yet small enough not to have rush hour traffic jams and pollution.

Relocation Services

Settling In: The most important part of any move is, well, your new place!  If you haven’t found the perfect place to call home just yet, below you will find links to realtors and real estate management companies, mortgage lenders, builders, and other great real estate-based services. Already have a place picked out? Congratulations! (If not, here’s a guide to Santa Fe Neighborhoods.) Now you’ll want home decor, landscaping, moving and storage options, and of course, solar energy providers (after all, you are moving to New Mexico).

Looking for a home in Santa Fe? Check out these great listings!

Best Real Estate & Housing Services

See some of the best real estate & housing services here.

Business, Utilities & Government

Prepare yourself: Moving isn’t just about how to get you and your possessions from point A to point B. Here are some links to resources regarding other transitional nuances that will help make the move easier, including utility services, banks, public transportation, government sites, and insurance companies, to name a few.

Best Business & Professional Services

See all of your business & professional services here.

Government/City Services, Utilities

See some of the best Government & City services here.

Family & Community Services in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Family & Community are at the heart of the Santa Fe lifestyle.

Relocating the family: Sometimes the hardest part of a major move is finding where to source all your family’s needs. From schools and healthcare to veterinary clinics and parks and recreation in the City Different, below is a list of resources to make the family feel right at home.

Best Family Resources

One of the things you’ll truly love about Santa Fe is the wealth of activities, including the world-famous Santa Fe Opera, numerous museums, all types of live music performances, and the ever-popular Farmers Market. As an art-centric city, you’ll probably find more art galleries per capita than anywhere else!

See some of the best family resources in here.

Best Education

  • College/University

See some of the best Education services here.

Best Healthcare & Wellness

Santa Fe is home to two hospitals and numerous traditional and alternative healthcare professionals.

  • General & Family Practices
  • Herbal & Vitamin Stores
  • Alternative Healthcare
  • Wholistic/Alternative Care
  • Dentists
  • Eye Care
  • Massage
  • Spas
  • Personal Trainers
  • Urgent Care
  • Senior Transportation

See some of the best Healthcare services here.

Best Outdoors & Recreation

  • Parks & Trails
  • Fitness Clubs
  • Golf Courses
  • Ski Resorts
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Hiking
  • Fish & Game
  • Rafting

See some of the best outdoor & recreation opportunities here.


Santa Fe is home to world-class restaurants, so you can go out night after night and try something new each time. When you dine at a restaurant with New Mexico cuisine, you may be asked if you want “red or green.” Chile, that is! Pick one or ask for “Christmas” to get some of both.

See some of Santa Fe’s best restaurants here.

Best Pet Services

  • Pet Food Supplies
  • Natural Pet Care

See some of the best pet services here.



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This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead

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