Category: National Historic Trails

Santa Fe Trail

The Santa Fe Trail starts in New Franklin (pictured above) and ends in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Between 1821 and 1880, the Santa Fe Trail was used to transport goods from Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe. The trail was also used to transport military… Continue Reading “Santa Fe Trail”

Santa Fe Trail (Western Terminus)

Visited: March 2018 Duration: 2 days Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico If you haven’t been following the Santa Fe Trail with us be sure to check out our other posts here: Santa Fe Trail Eastern Terminus Santa Fe Trail Central Route Santa Fe Trail… Continue Reading “Santa Fe Trail (Western Terminus)”

Santa Fe Trail (Mountain Route)

Visited: July 2020 and March 2018 Duration: 2-3 days Location: Cimarron Kansas to Las Vegas, New Mexico On this blog we will be following the Mountain Route of the Santa Fe Trail. We did this in 2 parts, we did the Kansas/Colorado sites on… Continue Reading “Santa Fe Trail (Mountain Route)”

Santa Fe Trail (Central Terminus)

Visited: July 2020 Duration: 1.5 days Location: Council Grove, Kansas to Dodge City, Kansas Welcome back to our Santa Fe Trail expedition! If you haven’t read the first part of our trail please do so here – Santa Fe Trail Eastern Terminus. This next… Continue Reading “Santa Fe Trail (Central Terminus)”

Santa Fe Trail (Eastern Terminus)

Visited: July 2020 Duration: 2 days Location: Started in Booneville and ended in Sibley, Missouri Accommodations: Hotel Frederick, Booneville, Missouri. (Hightly Recommend) I stumbled across this Junior Wagon Master Book(to be done following the Santa Fe Trail) while looking for an address to send… Continue Reading “Santa Fe Trail (Eastern Terminus)”

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