The Best Shopping in Santa Fe
Collected by Kate Donnelly , AFAR Local Expert
Select from a range of shops carrying traditional Native American crafts, Hispanic folk art, and contemporary works. Don't miss the city's independent bookstores, art galleries, flea markets, and cool vintage shops with authentic cowboy boots and turquoise pieces.
53 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Located on the historic Plaza, this venerable well-curated mainstay gallery-shop (est. 1984) run by Navajo trader Jed Foutz showcases historic and contemporary Native American wares, including an impressive selection of colorful,...
202 Galisteo St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Take your time and sift through the well-culled selection of travel and art books including an ample amount of Southwestern subjects (from history to art to literature). Inside, you can sip organic coffees and pastries and outside, a patio allows...
320 Aztec St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
A massive Western emporium and vintage store which houses an array of cowboy boots and skirts, pottery, and vintage Indian and Mexican jewelry and secondhand consignments of books, clothes and costume pieces. Certainly nothing is cheap here but...
202 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
This newly opened store, a pared-down collection of Scott Corey's large Santa Fe Vintage (on the outskirts of town), is "the" place to shop for amazing vintage pieces like flannels, jean jackets, gold-rimmed aviators and African indigo Mali cloth...
2820 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507, USA
Certainly one could get lost in Jackalope, a big ole' sprawling complex of international folk art, pottery, furniture, rugs, fountains, and thousands upon thousands of souvenirs and tchotchkes from Asia and Latin America. Despite the tourists and...
1300 Rufina Cir suite a3, Santa Fe, NM 87507, USA
In 1979, what started as a mail order book business has grown into an impressive storefront and gallery. Spend ample time in this smartly-curated, stellar photography bookstore with rare and unusual finds devoted to contemporary photography. The...
105 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
The entire north side of Santa Fe's downtown plaza is taken up by the 1610 Palace of the Governors, the oldest continually occupied public building in the United States. Its front adobe facade is completely shaded, and in this "portal," the Native...
376 Garcia St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Walk just a block off Canyon Road and get lost in this small independent bookstore with a wide-ranging inventory of bestsellers, art, literature, design, cookbooks, history, and biography, as well as numerous books about...
924 Paseo De Peralta # 7, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Just at the foot of Canyon Road, the family-owned Nambé carries beautiful, practical, and artistic pieces like plates, bowls, silverware, and vases. Their signature metal alloy (discovered in 1951 north of Santa Fe, near Nambé) includes a 15-step...
1005 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Don't miss this large gallery of work from American to classic Western art from both emerging and established artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe, Max Weber, Charles M. Russell, and Grant Wood. The space feels like a museum, but all the work is for...
3798, 637 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA
In the mornings, Modern General's the spot to grab an acai bowl, a smoothie, or a wheatgrass shot for high-altitude nourishment. This airy general store stocks an assortment of baked goods (try the tart lemon cake) and grab-and-go wares....
622 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Everyone who visits Santa Fe walks along the famed Canyon Road. Originating as an old footpath that once accessed water, it now primarily showcases an expansive range of shops and galleries with Native American art and landscape paintings. A...
58 E San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
This is one of those general store spots to quickly nab a cheap T-shirt (in the vein of cute coyote print) or a variety of postcards, shot glasses, and dream catchers. Located in the city's Plaza, the place is old, creaky, and certainly has novel....
662 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Just outside the historic La Fonda Hotel, John Rippel U.S.A. has been open for 45 years, and it gets no more Southwestern than his handcrafted sterling silver belt buckles, jewelry (in the textbook variety of rings, earrings, bracelets) dressed in...
1075 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
This Canyon Road gallery housed in a classic adobe structure and founded in 1972, showcases 19th and 20th century American art and those famed Southwestern members of the Taos Society of Artists (founded in 1915) like Victor Higgins, E. Martin...
1607 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Don't miss strolling around the impressive Santa Fe Farmers' Market with its glorious abundance of beautiful and colorful produce, artisanal soaps, flowers, cheese, grass-fed meats and of course, peppers for miles—both electric-green and...
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