El Rancho de las Golondrinas

334 Los Pinos Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87507- Map It
(505) 471-2261

AAA Editor Notes

El Rancho de las Golondrinas is off I-25 exit 276, following signs to 334 Los Pinos Rd. The living-history museum's name means “The Ranch of the Swallows.” It was once a stopping place on El Camino Real (The Royal Road) from Mexico City to Old Santa Fe. Exhibits depict Spanish colonial life in New Mexico. Restored buildings include an 18th-century placita house with a defensive tower as well as a mill, smithy, schoolhouse and chapel. A 1.5-mile path leads to the buildings. Time: Allow 1 hour, 15 minutes minimum.
$6; $4 (ages 13-18, ages 62+ and military with ID). Additional fees for special events may apply.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10-4, June-Sept. Guided tours are offered daily by reservation, Apr.-Oct.