Santa Clara Pueblo near Santa Claran Hotel Casino

Things to Do


At Santa Claran Hotel Casino, you’re just a short drive from northern New Mexico’s best attractions and things to do. Let us be your relaxing home base as you experience the rich culture and traditions of the Española Valley.

To make arrangements for a visit to any of the attractions below or for additional recommendations on activities in the area, please stop by the front desk.

A man playing golf in Black Mesa golf club near Santa Claran Hotel Casino

Black Mesa Golf Club

Designed by Baxter Spann, this 18-hole course is ranked among America’s top 50 by Golf Magazine. Enjoy a majestic desert golf experience onrolling fairways extending through mountainous valleys and dramatic sandstone ridges.

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Couple enjoying in Puye cliff dwellings near Santa Claran Hotel Casino

Puye Cliff Dwellings


Visit a place that exists somewhere between earth and sky. Once the ancestral home of the Santa Clara Pueblo and now a national Historic Landmark, Puye Cliffs features cliff dwellings, early Pueblo architecture, the 1800’s Harvey House and an awe-inspiring panorama of northern New Mexico.

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Big rock bowling center near Santa Claran Hotel Casino

Big Rock Bowling Center

Roll into this family fun center to enjoy 24 lanes of bowling, not to mention great food and drinks and friendly service.

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Exterior of Santa Clara Pueblo near Santa Claran Hotel Casino

About the Santa Clara Pueblo

The people of the Santa Clara Pueblo are a federally recognized Tewa Indian tribe located on the west bank of the Rio Grande River. This community can be found 25 miles north of Santa Fe and one mile from Española.