Taos Valley


Taos is an historic art colony located in Northern New Mexico. Referred to as "The Soul of the Southwest," Taos has been inhabited for over 1,000 years and has turned into a world-class recreational destination. With elevations ranging from 5,000 feet to nearly 14,000 feet, Taos Valley has plenty of recreational and cultural opportunities.

The Soul of the Southwest

Take a day to stroll around the Taos historic museums, several of which are National Historic Landmarks, and get a glimpse of how our early settlers lived in the region. Or, visit the Taos Pueblo, an ancient living Indian village that has stood unchanged for centuries. Some of the many cultural events that take place include Taos Spring Arts Celebration, the Taos Fall Arts Festival, Taos Talking Pictures film festival, Taos Mountain Film Festival, and the World Poetry Bout. Being one of the oldest art colonies in the United States, Taos has many shops and galleries to share the region’s many styles of art.

With over 50 restaurants, visitors will find a variety of venues to satisfy their hunger. Dining choices range from fast food to fine organic cuisine to fit any taste and budget. Lodging options range from hotels and condominiums to private residences and many bed and breakfasts. Use the discount coupons on this site to save on hotels, motels, spa resorts, bed & breakfast inns, camping, RV parks, transportation, bike rentals, tours, guide services, fishing, golfing, and more.

Things to Do

Mountain bikers will love the 27-mile South Boundary Trail or other single track trails like the West Rim Trail which follows along top the Rio Grande Gorge. For adventurous whitewater, a float down the Rio Grande is sure to be a wet and wild fun trip. A fine selection of golf courses is available throughout the region from relaxing nines to internationally acclaimed championship courses. Horseback riding and llama trekking, on the many valley and alpine trails, are very popular way of viewing the beauty of the region. Fly fishing for rainbow and cutthroat trout is another great way to spend the day on the pristine mountain streams. The most popular tour in the area is the National Forest Scenic Byway which circles Wheeler Peak, the highest peak in New Mexico. At the end of your adventurous day, relax at a hot springs or get a massage at a spa.

Getting Here

Flying into Taos Regional Airport or the larger Albuquerque Sunport International Airport from most major cities or by a pleasant drive from many nearby states.

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Photo Courtesy of the New Mexico Department of Tourism