The City of Velarde, NM
Velarde is a small town in the state of New Mexico. The largest nearby city to Velarde is Santa Fe, approximately 24 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Velarde, including Angelina's Restaurant, Home Run Pizza, Best Western Ohkay Casino Rsrt, Sugar's BBQ & Hamburgers and Embudo Station. For a larger selection of Velarde restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Velarde Golf Courses, Museums and/or Ski Resorts, including the Los Alamos Historical Museum, Bradbury Science Museum, Los Alamos Golf Course, Pajarito Mountain and Black Mesa Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Velarde please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Velarde:
- Los Alamos County Airport (LAM)
- Taos Regional Airport (TSM)
Velarde, New Mexico Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Velarde experiences an average high temperature of 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 54 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.9 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Velarde with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 47 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Velarde to receive an average of 0.4 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 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -34 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Velarde should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 69 degrees, and nighttime lows of 33.
Velarde, 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.
4Ernest L. Blumenschein Home & Museum - Taos,
Ernest L. Blumenschein House was a home of painter Ernest L. Blumenschein, a co-founder of the Taos Society of Artists and one of the "Taos Six".
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.
6Kit Carson Home & Museum - Taos,
Kit Carson House was a home of frontiersman Kit Carson in Taos, New Mexico. It is operated now as a house museum.
7Links 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
8Los 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
9Los 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.
10Marty 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
Velarde, New Mexico Hotels
1Ohkay Casino Resort Hotel
Ohkay Owingeh, NM 87566
6Motel 6 Espanola
811 S Riverside Dr Us-84/us-285 25 Miles North Of I-25
Velarde, New Mexico Restaurants
This is a list of Velarde 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.