Taos Things to Do

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  • 1. Taos Pueblo

    It is on Navajo reservation. So they charge what will prevail; that being $10. This is for a guide tour and the tour takes about 20 minutes tops. You only see a couple of rooms/apartment portions. The...

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  • 2. Ranchos de Taos

    This is an adjacent community to Taos, and really an extension of the area sites. The main attraction in the community is San Francisco de Asis Mission church....

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  • 3. Rio Grand-West Rim Trail Hike

    This is a 9 mile one way hike along the Rio Grand river.The trailhead begins at the Rio Grand Gorge bridge and goes south. I went in for about 4 miles and...

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  • 4. Rio Grand-Rift Valley Hike off Hwy 68

    This is a hike; one of many along Hwy 68. A lot appear to be hiking on flat sandy surfaces, making the hike rather mundane. This hike is 9 mile RT if you go all...

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  • 5. Rio Grand Hike to river

    This hike is wonderful and somewhat of a challenge, but worth it all. The hike is about 3 miles one way. It goes down an old road called Hwy 570, but due to...

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  • 6. Rio Grand Gorge Bridge

    This is a fabulous view of the Rio Grand 800 feet below plus the bridge over it. You can walk onto the bridge to look down and around. There is a center nearby...

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  • 7. La Hacienda de Los Martinez

    This is an original hacienda that operated as a typical family estate that was self sustaining. It has a blacksmith shop, weaving room, grain processing....

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  • 8. Harwood Museum

    This art museum took me about 15 minutes to go through. They have some paintings, sculptures, and wall works through two floors in about 5 rooms. The art museum...

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  • 9. Gov Bent Museum

    The museum is located on Bent St which is one short block to the north of the plaza. It has 3 main rooms and it is loaded with artifacts from the Gov Bent life...

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  • 10. Kit Carson Home

    The home is basically unchanged since Kit Carson lived here since 1843. He married Maria Josefa Jarimillo in 1846 and purchased this 3 room house. They had two...

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  • 11. Taos Plaza

    There are shops that ring the plaza plus a hotel called La Fonda hotel that has had a place here for 190 years. It was a famous place for the settlers and...

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  • 12. Rio Grand Drive Along Hwy 68

    The river flows nearly 2000 miles and along this section on Hwy 68, there are some rafting companies offering trips downstream. The river is very low for the...

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  • 13. River rafting

    There are rafting guides, but not as many as in the past. The Rio Grand river is down very low, and the rafts can take a scraping on the bottom of the rocks. it...

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  • 14. Blumenshein Art Museum

    I was going to go through here, but the price is way too much for the value. The greeter said the tour of the art gallery may be 15-20 minutes. The price was...

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  • 15. Taos Plaza

    Perhaps surprisingly, it would be easy to drive straight through Taos and miss its Plaza, which is tucked away to the west of the main north-south artery, Paseo...

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  • 16. The Kit Carson House

    I confess that I didn’t know a lot about Kit Carson before visiting his house, and our motivation for doing so was not so much to learn more about him as to...

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  • 17. San Francisco de Asis Church, Ranchos de Taos

    Another of the most significant sights in Taos is also a few miles outside town, this time to the south in the separate community (more like a suburb) of...

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  • 18. State Trout hatchery - Fun for the kids

    From Taos on our way to Red River we visited the Red River state trout hatchery where you can feed the fish, it was lotsof fun for our 20 kids.There is a self...

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  • 19. Almost Like in the Swiss Alps

    One of my favorite thing to do while in Taos is go to Red River. It's 40 miles away (worth the drive). It looks like a Swiss ski place, with lifts and...

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  • 20. Bandelier National Monument

    Bandelier National Monument was named after a Swiss anthropologist Adolph Bandelier. It is an enormous national park that is an hour and a half drive from Taos,...

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  • 21. Visit Spaceship Earth

    It is a short drive to Earthship from Taos. It is a sustainable living complex made entirely of recyclable materials. Visible are tires and bottles that are...

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  • 22. Adobe Bar

    THe Adobe bar has free live entertainment every night. It really is the place to be in Taos after dark. There's free parking, great drinks and food nachos are...

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  • 23. Taos Pueblo

    Taos Pueblo is a 1000 year old development where there have been continually living inhabitants of the original people. Some of the buildings in the complex...

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  • 24. check out the burbs

    Driving out into the suburbs of Taos, one can see some great architectural blends of Adobe style mixed with Western influences. It's easy to see why some people...

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  • 25. The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

    The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is worth the eight mile trek northwest of town to see a little of the incredible countryside up close. Standing on the bridge you...

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