5 days in Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Telluride & Mountain Village & Taos Itinerary

5 days in Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Telluride & Mountain Village & Taos Itinerary

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Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to Incline Village
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Incline Village
— 1 night
Drive to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Fly to Telluride Regional Airport
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Telluride
— 1 night
Drive
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Taos
— 2 nights
Drive to Alamosa, Fly to New York JFK

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Incline Village

— 1 night
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Incline Village trip maker.

New York City to Incline Village is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Incline Village due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Incline Village, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Telluride

— 1 night
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): head outdoors with Telluride Outside, then admire the sheer force of Cornet Creek Falls, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Telluride trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Incline Village to Telluride. Traveling from Incline Village to Telluride, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Incline Village in August; daily highs in Telluride reach 70°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Taos.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Taos

— 2 nights
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Taos Plaza, don't miss a visit to Taos County Courthouse Murals, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, then see the interesting displays at La Hacienda del los Martinez, and finally snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Taos online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Telluride to Taos takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Telluride in August: highs in Taos hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 50°F. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites · Museums

Lake Tahoe (Nevada) travel guide

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Casinos · Beaches · Bodies of Water