Making a trip to Santa Fe New Mexico can be quite enjoyable and there are so many things to see and do, you want to ensure that you go at a time of year that you can enjoy them. Of course, if you plan on trying to ski, golf and swim all in the same trip, you may have somewhat of a difficulty but because of the elevation differences, even that is a possibility.
There are certain months that could be considered the best times to visit Santa Fe. Beginning in September, the temperature begins to even out and it gets quite pleasant, both in the evenings and in the daytime. The months between September and November are actually considered to be ideal for visiting.
Of course, it is not only the weather that brings people to the area of Santa Fe during the fall months, there are plenty of things going on in the area to keep you occupied. This is especially true as far as the festivals are concerned, and you will not only find them in the area of Santa Fe, you will find them cropping up all throughout New Mexico.
Some people tend to visit New Mexico in the summer time, and it certainly is possible to do so. The temperatures can get quite warm, however, and you might find that it is uncomfortably hot during the middle of the afternoon. In addition, you might also have a difficulty finding a hotel room and since it is the peak season during the summer months, you may end up paying more for a room if you find one.
During the winter, you will find highs in the upper 40s and lows in the teens during the nighttime. Many people come in the winter for the lower temperatures but be warned, the sun is still extremely strong in New Mexico during that time of the year. You should always bring a big bottle of water and plenty of sunscreen if you want to enjoy your entire vacation.
These are the factors that really make a difference for your Santa Fe vacation. There are plenty of things to do, regardless of whether you are coming for a festival, planning on visiting the museums or just getting out there and having a good time with your family. You may just find that you like it so much, you end up planning to move.