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Businesses we( thats me- Tara and the cat Fig) recommend


Santa Fe

Great website for SF

Rainbow Man- great store to learn about the Shadow Catcher. One of my fav things to buy are felt flowers which are about $5.. great gift some for one back home.

New Mexico History Museum ( tell Marvin I said hi- a super nice security guard who will help with your hunt)

If you are an avid reader like me stop into the and go to their books for sale section. some nice choices-cheap.

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA)

Kakawa for chocolate please get some for me!)

Trader Joes( go early because of crowds)

Jinja yum



Go by the Rio Grande Gorge Vistor Center for free local info.

Put your feet in the Rio Grande at the County Access on the way from SF to Taos.. bathrooms there, too.

Get your health foods at Cids but remember they are closed Sunday. Good place to get prepared foods,kombucha and great chocolate for picnics and hikes.

Books for sale at the Taos Public Library.

Eat at Guadalara Grill, La Cueva and Orlandos.



Pussy Cat Gelato for yummy handmade gelato.

Bearcloud Gallery for an amazing local artist and incredible paintings.

Chocolatree for the back patio and Triple Layer Cake.

Cultural Park for sunset views

Picassos for gourmet Pizzas

Thai spices for great thai food

Dead Horse State Park in Cottonwood for room to spread out and connect with nature and the Verde River.

Local Juicery for the BeetNik Salad.



Nellie Bly for a super cool store

Rickeldors candy to meet the coolest person in Jerome- Sue

The State Park Museum for some great history

The Haunted Hamburger for the view

The Cactus Nursery at the base of the hill for cool unique cacti- its a small botanical garden

Thai Palace in Old Town Cottonwood


Silverton KC Traders




4 leaves Winery

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

The Train Museum

Durango Antiques