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A Well-Born Guide / Have Ph.D., Will Travel

Santa Fe, NM 87504
+1 505-988-8022
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Very knowledgeable but average tour

She showed up with 2 waters bottles in her fanny pack for herself but none for the 3 of us. We all... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Traci G
Agoura Hills, United States
Lively and Informative

The Jewish Legacy tour was over before we knew it. Stephanie presented information in a manner that... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Maple Valley, Washington
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Experience accurate, entertaining and informative tours with local professional historian, Stefanie Beninato. Regularly scheduled Artists and Acequia, Bars and Brothels, Bread and Chocolate, Garden, Ghost, Jewish Legacy and Women’s history tours. Custom and out-of-town tours available. Travel Channel’s ghost tour guide, Stefanie has a doctorate in US West history and is one of the last famous, unknown tour guides in Santa Fe. "If the name doesn’t draw you in, the tours will." Lonely Planet
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible7%
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Santa Fe, NM 87504
+1 505-988-8022

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

She showed up with 2 waters bottles in her fanny pack for herself but none for the 3 of us. We all felt that was wrong.She shared a lot about the architecture, the development of the city, some interesting facts but we felt it was...More

Thank Traci G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The Jewish Legacy tour was over before we knew it. Stephanie presented information in a manner that it stuck in our minds and inspired us to learn more on this subject. We are still discussing what we learned the next day. Her upbeat demeanor made...More

Thank ckm1900
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stefanie Beninato guided my wife and me on her three-hour "Santa Fe Overview and Jewish Legacy Tour" on Sunday, August 21, 2016. She walked-and-talked us to sites relating to Santa Fe history. The tour included a 45-minute lecture, while sitting on the lovely front patio...More

Thank Fred137Ost
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stephanie is a history PhD. with vast knowledge of Santa Fe and New Mexican history. She is very friendly and showed details of some interesting Santa Fe sights that we would not have found on our own. Extremely worthwhile.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I and my spouse went on a "Jewish Santa Fe" tour with Stefanie. I am quite knowledgeable myself about the history of the Crypto-Jews, but I still learned a lot of interesting information on the tour, particularly those aspects that were not about the Crypto-Jews....More

Thank dinj
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Stephanie was our guide on a Jewish history tour of Santa Fe, she was outstanding, very knowledgeable, was able to answer all our questions. She has a Ph.D. in history, has extensive teaching and research experience, highly recommend.

Thank Rebecca L L
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Recently, as a party of four, we hired Stefanie, to be our guide for a trip to Bandelier National Park, New Mexico. The guidelines for payment were not made clear to us - or at the very least we did not understand them. It turned...More

2  Thank Chwillia2014
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I have taken walking tours with companies large and small all over the world, and the quality of the tour guide and value of the content can vary greatly. Sometimes all you get is a college kid with a summer job who memorized a "fact...More

Thank nyladyesq
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We took the Combination Santa Fe + Jewish History three-hour tour. The value for money was very good. This is a walking & listening/talking tour. Stefanie has impressive educational and professional accomplishments all of which inform her tours. We started in the Plaza. She presented...More

2  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stephanie was very informative. We thoroughly enjoyed the three hour walking tour. It include lots of sites, as well a good commentary . The highlight was hearing about the Crypto-Jews of the area. There was plenty of opportunity to rest, and as well use a...More

1  Thank 25001Tucson
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