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SANTA FE FOOTPRINTS

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Walking Tour of Historic Downtown

Santa Fe

 

 Hike Sun & Moon Mountains

Hike Sierra Del Norte Trails

Hike Arroyo Hondo

Recent Reviews

Excellent tour. Guide is very knowledgeable with a nice, friendly demeanor. We’ve lived in New Mexico for a long time but learned a lot about the history of the state and how things fit together from Bob. Thanks for the nice tour.

Date of experience: May 11, 2019   Review from TripAdvisor. 
 
  • Bob, Owner at Santa Fe Footprints, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting all of you. I do learn something on all of the tours and having guest from New Mexico who have taught on the Rez was exceptional. Thank you.

D Cain, Gallop, New Mexico

Bob was an excellent, friendly, and helpful tour guide. He led us through Old Town Santa Fe with comprehensive history. I would not hesitate to recommend his services.

TripAdvisor review - 5/6/19

blueheron209

Bob was amazing. I have been on several walking tours and Bob was amazing!! He kept things moving and had great stories to tell. He approached the tour as one big story. I was not bored once and had a great time! Thanks!

 

Bob Ackenhausen Jordan, thanks so much for the kind words 🤠. Enjoy your time in this amazing city, Santa Fe !!

Jordan Rich 4/21/19

Had a wonderful walking tour of Sante Fe with Bob. He gave a wealth of historical information that framed the “soul” of Sante Fe for us.
He was able to answer all of our questions – spoke to the whole group, not just to individuals. Was very helpful in suggesting places to eat, etc.
Really helped us to start our trip off right!

 April 2019
Susan A.

I’ve just returned from a fabulous trip to Santa Fe. It was my first visit to this magical place and I thought I’d get acclimated by taking a walking tour.  Little did I know that this would prove one of the highlights of the trip.

Bob made the experience one I will never forget. His knowledge, enthusiasm, humor and warm welcome made the tour both informative and fun.  I’m ready to pack my bags, return again and take another journey through time with Bob leading the way. This guy deserves far more than 5 stars. Take a tour with Bob and you’ll see what I mean!

Jean

Reviewed May 25, 2018

I am a big fan who was lucky enough to take your tour. If you recall, there were only two of us but you were just as gracious, informative and fun as if you were speaking before a crowd of enthusiastic travelers. Your tour was a real highlight for me and I wrote that on your Facebook page.
You may remember that I’d mentioned the Peralta family had a huge presence in the Bay Area. Here are a couple of links that might interest you. If you do find a relation with the Santa Fe Peraltas, I’d love to hear about it.
Here’s wishing you a great Memorial Day weekend and kick off to your summer. I’m thinking you’ll be giving lots of other lucky folks the incredible experience you gave me!
With best wishes,
Eileen Williams

P.S. Below is a link to my website. I also have a podcast and have done a number of interviews with authors and various experts.

LISTEN TO A PODCAST INTERVIEW HERE

 

- Eileen Williams

Santa Fe Footnotes

Blooming Cactus

Now is the time to get out and hike the trails around Santa Fe. For the next few weeks the varieties of cactus from Claret Cup to Tree Cholla will be blooming. Yes, cactus does flower and when they do it is a sight not to be missed. In addition to the splendid cactus...

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Low & Slow!

Lowrider season has begun in Santa Fe. What’s lowrider? They are incredible pieces of movable and functional art. These customized cars are individually painted with intricate and very colorful designs. They have created an entire sub category of painting called...

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Canyon Road Historic Area

After walking on Canyon Road and taking in the art galleries walk down Garcia Street. Here you will encounter many of the charming old abobe houses that make up the Historic District. Stop and admire the unique walls, doors and windows. Stop in and have a coffee at...

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