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Santa Fe

201311-hd-afc-santa-fePhoto credit: Eric James / Alamy

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THE WORST...

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People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
17 Athletic/active
24 Attractive
15 Driving ability/Good drivers
15 Easy-going
16 Friendly
12 Intelligent
19 Charming local accent
6 Offbeat
23 Proud of their city
5 Sophisicated
35 Passionate sports fan
15 Stylish
28 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
1 Cultural getaway
24 Family vacation
9 Gay-friendly
20 Girlfriend getaways
8 Pet-friendly vacation
7 Romantic escape
34 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
32 Cocktail lounges
33 Happy hour
30 Live music scene
34 Nightclubs
33 Singles scene
35 Sports bars
27 Wine bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
9 Classical music
17 Free attractions
13 Historical sites/monuments
8 Museums/galleries
23 Street performers
11 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
12 Antique stores
11 Cool souvenirs
9 Flea markets
12 Home decor and design stores
8 Independent boutiques
24 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
27 Barbecue
11 Cafes
23 Coffee
13 Ethnic food
13 Farmers' markets
17 Fine-dining restaurants
29 Hamburgers
30 Ice cream
20 Microbrew beer
31 Pizza
28 Sandwiches/delis
27 Street food/Food trucks
24 Sweets/desserts
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
22 Affordability
9 Architecture/Cool buildings
11 Cleanliness
8 Environmental friendliness
26 Range of hotel options
3 Peace and quiet
22 People-watching
35 Professional sports
21 Public parks and outdoor access
21 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
6 Safety
6 Weather
34 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
19 4th of July
4 Christmas
20 Fall
17 New Year's Eve
18 Spring Break
16 Summer
10 Valentine's Day
13 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
17 Athletic/active
24 Attractive
20 Driving ability/Good drivers
14 Easy-going
18 Friendly
11 Intelligent
17 Charming local accent
4 Offbeat
22 Proud of their city
4 Sophisicated
35 Passionate sports fan
18 Stylish
31 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
2 Cultural getaway
27 Family vacation
9 Gay-friendly
13 Girlfriend getaways
6 Pet-friendly vacation
7 Romantic escape
33 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
33 Cocktail lounges
30 Happy hour
29 Live music scene
34 Nightclubs
34 Singles scene
35 Sports bars
31 Wine bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
6 Classical music
14 Free attractions
8 Historical sites/monuments
6 Museums/galleries
20 Street performers
7 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
10 Antique stores
3 Cool souvenirs
4 Flea markets
20 Home decor and design stores
8 Independent boutiques
19 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
28 Barbecue
10 Cafes
21 Coffee
12 Ethnic food
7 Farmers' markets
13 Fine-dining restaurants
20 Hamburgers
27 Ice cream
19 Microbrew beer
28 Pizza
27 Sandwiches/delis
29 Street food/Food trucks
21 Sweets/desserts
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
23 Affordability
6 Architecture/Cool buildings
13 Cleanliness
8 Environmental friendliness
10 Range of hotel options
1 Peace and quiet
9 People-watching
35 Professional sports
24 Public parks and outdoor access
18 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
11 Safety
6 Weather
33 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
16 4th of July
2 Christmas
14 Fall
21 New Year's Eve
17 Spring Break
10 Summer
18 Valentine's Day
15 Winter
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