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Santa Fe's Historic Gems, A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Action Tour Guide

Experience the best the Land of Enchantment has to offer with this walking tour through historic Santa Fe, bursting with old Spanish architecture, Native history, and so much more.

Loretto Chapel

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map. This self-guided walking tour of Santa Fe offers a deep dive into the city's rich history and culture, spanning centuries from the Spanish colonial era to the present United States period. Your journey begins at the San Miguel Chapel, the oldest church in the U.S., where you'll uncover stories of its past. Next, marvel at the architectural wonder of the Loretto Chapel and its legendary Miracle Staircase. Stroll down E Water St, delving into the tales of Spanish settlers, and stop by the magnificent Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Along the way, you’ll learn about Po'pay and his daring revolt against the Spanish. Hear about the warriors who besieged the Palace of the Governors and find out what happened after the dust finally cleared. Along the way, you’ll stroll through the bustling Santa Fe Plaza, which still looks much like it did during the days of Spanish rule! Indulge in a delightful detour to chocolate + cashmere in downtown Santa Fe—a building which harbors a secret history you’ll never guess! Finally, you’ll head toward Fort Marcy Park and hear how New Mexico ultimately became property of the United States. You’ll ascend to the Cross of the Martyrs, offering sweeping views of this mountain capital’s gorgeous downtown. Your tour concludes here.

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About this experience

  • Discover San Miguel Chapel, the oldest church in the United States
  • Relive the dramatic, bloody history of the Pueblo Revolt
  • See the so-called Miracle Staircase in the enchanting Loretto Chapel
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and history of Santa Fe Plaza
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the city at Cross of the Martyrs
  • Includes
  • A link to download the Action Tour Guide app and a unique password for your tour(s).
  • An audio guide, location-aware map, and storyteller — all in one mobile app tour.
  • Our mission: To explore the world and its many stories. Join us!
  • Excellent value: Buy a single tour per couple and enjoy the journey together by sharing headphones.
  • Ease of use: Stories auto-play based on your location so you don’t have to do anything once you’ve started.
  • Offline map: Works without a cell signal or wifi once downloaded.
  • Hidden gems: Visit often-missed spots and enrich your experience with little-known history.
  • Flexibility: Explore at your own pace with no fixed schedule. Take a break, a hike, whatever, and pick up where you left off!
  • No expiration date: Your tour is valid for life. Listen whenever, wherever, and however often you want.
  • All-day support line: Call, chat, or email for help.
  • Transportation, parking fee, food/drinks.
  • National Park/attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations.

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