Web marketing pioneer (with the arrows in the back to prove it!), still working part-time, but traveling the rest: Italy, Mexican beaches and ruins, Maui, Utah national parks, California, Montreal...
As you realized, overwhelming number of choices. Still, you can make the task easier by realizing nearly all the wineries in each valley are arranged along central roads, which means that no winery is going to be more than 20-30 minutes from any other. (Longer on weekends,... See More
They're all close, so you don't really have to stay more than one place. But if you don't mind packing and unpacking, then I would stay a couple of days in Healdsburg, a few minutes north of Santa Rosa (California) (city,... See More
Sandia Shuttle, $33/person each way (not cheap!) You may be better off renting a car. You'll want to explore more than downtown anyway. Albuquerque to Santa Fe 3:45 PM5:00 PM6:00 PM4:45 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM5:45 PM7:00 PM8:00 PM... See More
Planning to visit Santa Fe in summer or fall, but only have a couple of days. The map is confusing, because there's no grid. Has anyone taken one of those open-air tram tours with guides that tell you what you're looking at? I found the website for Loretto Line... See More
First choice, of course: save your frequent flyer miles and upgrade to Business Class or the equivalent -- much more comfortable! Second choice: Try again to get some sleep. This is especially important if you're flying east, I believe, because you'll arrive... See More
Way too short a trip! But hopefully you'll see enough to entice to take a longer trip next time. Santa Fe has a small airport (SAF) -- basically one room! with minimal connections through Denver and Dallas, so it's usually easier and cheaper... See More
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa is an ancient natural springs, now with a very comfortable, reasonably priced hotel and well-maintained pools and services (like mud bath), and restaurant. Very much a locals' place. See More