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America’s Healthiest County Has a Lab – and a Formula – for Battling COVID-19

Los Alamos County repeats as No. 1 in U.S. News’ Healthiest Communities rankings, boasting a reliance on science and a community that proved effective in dealing with the coronavirus.

Tom Ford Sells Tadao Ando–Designed Santa Fe Ranch

The 20,662-acre estate includes an entire Western movie town built in the 1980s for the film Silverado

On the market: houses built by Los Cinco Pintores themselves.

BEFORE SANTA FE’S Camino del Monte Sol became the archetypal art-colony road, before any other houses dotted the hills above Acequia Madre southeast of the Plaza, artist, preservationist, and Hispanic folk-art godfather Frank Applegate began mixing mud, making adobes, and stacking walls for a new home.

Soon, four recently relocated painters—Josef Bakos, Willard Nash, Will Shuster, and Fremont Ellis— began digging basements, heaving bricks, slapping on mortar, and hauling timbers for their roofs from the mountains nearby, each crafting a mud hut of his own. Walter Mruk, wary of building because he lacked the skills, likely bought Applegate’s former house...

America’s Healthiest Community: Los Alamos County

Home to a once-secret site for scientific research, the New Mexico county is No. 1 in U.S. News’ third annual Healthiest Communities rankings.

Georgia O'Keeffe's House in New Mexico

As soon as I saw it, I knew I must have it," said Georgia O'Keeffe of the simple adobe house at Ghost Ranch, her first residence in her beloved New Mexico.

O'Keeffe first stayed at the 21,000-acre dude ranch in 1934, having already spent several summers in northern New Mexico, captivated by the piercing sunlight, expansive skies and stark beauty of the high-desert landscape that have long attracted artists to the region...

The Top 15 Domestic Spas

This year’s World’s Best Awards survey closed on March 2, just before widespread stay-at-home orders were implemented as a result of COVID-19. The results reflect our readers’ experiences before the pandemic, but we hope that this year’s honorees will inspire your trips to come — whenever they may be.

Santa Fe’s Luxury Second-Home Market Soars

Due to "affordable" high-end prices and culture, the New Mexico city is seeing an increase in demand and a shortage of housing options

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Vision

Georgia O'Keefffe

Georgia O’Keeffe, who is eighty-six, spends almost no time thinking about the past. “You’d push the past out of your way entirely if you only could,”

she said to me one morning last fall, sitting in the open patio of her house near the Ghost Ranch, in the New Mexican high desert, seventy miles northwest of Santa Fe...

15 Things Before You Move

You’re probably moving to Santa Fe because you visited and fell in love with the place. It is called the Land of Enchantment, after all. There are plenty of things you need to know before you come to the City Different.

A retirement dream come true: Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico

If we could live here, why would we go anywhere else?

One of the Last Living Manhattan Project Scientists Looks Back at the Atomic Bomb Tests

Peter Lax was just a teenager when he went to Los Alamos to join the team that developed the deadly weapon

Great Ranches of the Southwest

The largest, most historic ranches in the Southwest.

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