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High Road to Taos, Taos

4.3
#1 of 12 in Scenic Drive in New Mexico
Take a drive along High Road to Taos, the scenic byway between Santa Fe and Taos, for a beautiful tour of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and historic villages. If you're interested in natural wonders, stop along the way to enjoy views of forests, mountains, and high desert. The road also winds through Pueblo Indian and Spanish Land Grant villages, where you can explore remnants of Old Spain and visit galleries. As you wander the villages, take in the scenery, talk to the locals, purchase authentic crafts, or pop into a restaurant for a bite to eat. On the way back, you might try the Low Road, which goes along the Rio Grande River. Before you head to Taos, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Taos tour builder website , to make sure you see all that Taos has to offer, including High Road to Taos.
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  • Take the time to do this... its a nice ride at 40-45 mph. Lots of curves and grades. The only draw back is that if you get stuck behind a slow vehicle, you might as well settle in and be happy about i...  more »
  • We took the scenic way from Santa Fe to Taos and it was a fun and beautiful drive. Lots of little places to stop and explore on the way and some lovely scenery. If you are in the area then this is a g...  more »

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