Abiquiu is rich in history and culture, from Dinosaurs who roamed the area 220 million years ago to Pueblo Ruins of 13th Century to more recent settlers like Georgia O’Keeffe and the Monks of Christ in the Desert. Take a day trip from Abiquiu Inn and walk the Spanish Trail along the Rio Chama, soak in ancient hot springs, step into the ancestral Kiva at Puye Cliffs, or live your own western adventure at Ghost Ranch.
Take a walk back in time and visit some of the pueblo ruins and cliff dwellings spanning
from the 11th to the 15th century B.C. Some are easily accessable, others require a rigorous hike and national forest permits.
Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) bought her house in Abiquiu in 1945. Visit her home and see how the artist lived and how her personal lifestyle reflected her aesthetic. Advanced reservations recommended.
This Historic Dude Ranch has a colorful history as varied as its landscape. Currently an Education and Retreat Center, the ranch offers O’Keeffe Landscape Tours, Paleontology & Anthropology Museums, and Movie tours.
Dedicated to growing organically, the farm strives to grow the finest lavender in New Mexico. Stroll the Lavender Fields, learn about lavender and enjoy some refreshments at the tea house and browse the Gift Shop. Located only 1.3 miles from the Inn.
Many natural hot springs are scattered around New Mexico, many within an hour’s drive from Abiquiu Inn. Soak next to the Rio Grande or in one of the many National Forests springs near, Jemez, NM. Commercial hot springs and spas in the surrounding towns of Jemez and Ojo Caliente also make for a great “day off ”from your explorations.
From its beginning, the monastery has followed the Benedictine life according to the Rule of St. Benedict with no external apostolates. Besides maintaining a guesthouse, the monks engage in crafts and the entire maintenance and operations of the monastery for the community and its overnight guests. The drive to the Monastery requires 13 miles of amazing scenic dirt road along the Chama River to the Wilderness boundary.
The Rising Moon displays the diverse art works of primarily northern New Mexico artists. In addition to the gallery, they provide an Art Center where community-based events and classes are held. Located half a mile from Abiquiu Inn.
New Mexico Wine Tours is a wine & scenic tour company that endeavors to show the beauty of New Mexico along with the local wine tradition, the oldest wine
producing state in the US. We recommend the Private Tours & Scenic Tours.
The Abiquiú Studio Tour is a self-guided, driving tour that takes visitors and collectors through the village of Abiquiú and the surrounding Chama River Valley - a landscape of imposing mountains,
spectacular rock formations, and the glorious rivers of the Piedra Lumbra basin. The tour occurs the second weekend of October, check their website for updates.
The ACMF offers extraordinary chamber music as it should be experienced: in the intimacy of a small performance space, experiencing the artists and the music in a close, very personal atmosphere. At ACMF you will enjoy concerts in a unique, natural setting overlooking the Rio Chama,
experiencing the sounds of nature along with the music.