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the top 5 reasons to move to Santa Fe, New Mexico — where the quality of life is second to none

If you’ve ever visited Santa Fe you might think The City Different would be a great place to live. News flash – it is! There are many great reasons to move to Santa Fe. Here are the top five.

Whether it’s the world-class restaurants or local events and markets, the food in Santa Fe is incredible. You can even take a cooking class at the Santa Fe School of Cooking to recreate the unique tastes of New Mexico at home. Here you’ll find something for every taste and soon you’ll know how to answer our state question, which may be posed by a member of the waitstaff when you order a meal like enchiladas: “Red or green?” (Hint: they’re asking if you prefer red or green chile sauce. Official state answer? Christmas — some of both!)

2) The Outdoors

If you enjoy the great outdoors — and who doesn’t? — it’s one of the best reasons to move to Santa Fe. The city offers a wide variety of activities, stunning views, and unmatched adventure. Hit the Santa Fe Ski Basin for an unforgettable ski experience or relax over a game of golf at one of the area’s many courses. The great outdoors is definitely at your fingertips, where hiking, biking, camping, birding, and more await you.

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3) The Art & Culture

For music and theater lovers, Santa Fe is a popular hub for live music, symphony orchestras, performances at the historic Lensic Theater, and the renowned Santa Fe Opera. Museums, art festivals, and hundreds of galleries round out a truly unique art and culture experience.

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4) The Weather

With over 300 days of sunshine and crystal-clear high desert air, the weather in Santa Fe is incomparable. The gorgeous New Mexico vistas and sunsets are awe-inspiring year-round and have long drawn artists like Georgia O’Keeffe and those who founded the Santa Fe Art Colony. Another of the many reasons to move to Santa Fe is to visit the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum any time you want!

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5) The Community Different

Finally, of all the reasons to move to Santa Fe, its distinctive architecture and home styles, its fiesta events and parades, world-famous markets, and its beautiful culture, help make up “A Community Different.” Santa Fe was founded in the early 1600s and is our country’s second oldest city, and oldest (and highest) capital city. Our centuries of history are waiting to embrace you – come explore and create your own personal adventure.

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This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead

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