The City of Espanola, NM
Espanola is a popular city in the state of New Mexico with a total of 9,708 residents living there. Espanola is ranked as the twentieth most populated city in New Mexico and the 2560th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Rio Arriba County. The largest nearby city to Espanola is Santa Fe, approximately 17 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Espanola, including Gift Shoppe, TCBY, Pizza Hut Express, Angelina's Restaurant and Rancho de San Juan Country Inn & Restaurant. For a larger selection of Espanola restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Espanola Golf Courses, Museums and/or Ski Resorts, including the Black Mesa Golf Club, Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos Golf Course, Pajarito Mountain and Los Alamos Historical Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Espanola please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Espanola:
- Los Alamos County Airport (LAM)
- Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF)
- Taos Regional Airport (TSM)
Espanola, New Mexico Climate and WeatherIn the month of May, Espanola experiences an average high temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in May are usually about 41 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.7 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Espanola with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 48 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Espanola to receive an average of 0.43 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1.57 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -38 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Espanola should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 70 degrees, and nighttime lows of 33.
Espanola, New Mexico Attractions
1Bandelier National Monument - Los Alamos,
Bandelier National Monument is a 33,677 acres National Monument preserving the homes of the Ancestral Pueblo People. It is named after Swiss anthropologist Adolph Bandelier, who researched the cultures of the area. Bandelier was designated a National Monument on February 11, 1916, while most of its backcountry became a "designated wilderness" in October 1976. The National Park Service co-operates with surrounding pueblos, other federal agencies and state agencies to manage the park, which receives 300,000 visitors annually.
2Black Mesa Golf Club - Espanola,
The Black Mesa Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Rio Arriba County New Mexico. Built in 2003, this Espanola course designed by Baxter Spann is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 505-747-8946. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 115 State Rd 399, Espanola, NM 87532
3Bradbury Science Museum - Los Alamos,
The Bradbury Science Museum is the chief public facility of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, located at 1350 Central Avenue in Los Alamos, New Mexico, in the US. It was founded in 1963, and was named for the Laboratory's second director, Norris E. Bradbury. Among the museum's early exhibits, artifacts and documents from the World War II Manhattan Project were displayed upon declassification. Other exhibits include full size models of the Little Boy and Fat Man atomic bombs.
4El Rancho de las Golondrinas - Santa Fe,
El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a former ranch in the northern part of the U.S. state of New Mexico that has been recreated as a "living museum". Going north it was the last camping place on the Camino Real before reaching Santa Fe, New Mexico and a day's journey south of Santa Fe, . Today, its 200 acres is located just north of La Bajada Hill in the Caja del Rio on Los Pinos Road about 12 mi southwest of the Santa Fe city limits.
5Georgia O'Keeffe Museum - Santa Fe,
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is a museum devoted to the work of the American artist Georgia O’Keeffe. It opened on 17 July 1997, eleven years after the artist's death, and is located at 217 Johnson Street in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
6Links de Santa Fe - Santa Fe,
The Links de Santa Fe is a public golf course in Santa Fe County New Mexico. designed by Baxter Spann is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 505-955-4400.
Address: 205 Caja Del Rio, Santa Fe, NM 87505
7Los Alamos Golf Course - Los Alamos,
The Los Alamos Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Los Alamos County New Mexico. Built in 1947, this Los Alamos course is open apr 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 505-662-8139. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 4250 Diamond Dr, Los Alamos, NM 87544
8Los Alamos Historical Museum - Los Alamos,
The Los Alamos Historical Museum is housed in the historic Guest House, located next to Fuller Lodge, of Los Alamos Ranch School, which was General Leslie Groves's favorite place to stay during the Manhattan Project.
9Marty Sanchez Links De Santa Fe -Links - , Sante Fe,
The Marty Sanchez Links De Santa Fe -Links is an 18 hole public golf course in Santa Fe County New Mexico. This course is located in the city of Sante Fe. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 505-438-5202.
Address: 205 Caja Del Rio, Sante Fe, NM 87505
10Museum of Indian Arts and Culture - Santa Fe,
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology is a museum of Native American art and culture located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is one of eight museums in the state operated by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is accredited by the American Association of Museums as part of the Museum of New Mexico system. The museum and its programs are financially supported by the Museum of New Mexico Foundation.
Espanola, New Mexico Hotels
5Motel 6 Espanola
811 S Riverside Dr Us-84/us-285 25 Miles North Of I-25
6Ohkay Casino Resort Hotel
Ohkay Owingeh, NM 87566
10Homewood Suites By Hilton Santa Fe-north
10 Buffalo Thunder Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87506
Espanola, New Mexico Restaurants
This is a list of Espanola Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
Published January 5, 2012
Santa Fe, New Mexico brings holiday activities to life, with the plaza holiday lights, luminarias lining the sidewalk, carols filling the air, and Santa on a horse drawn sleigh.