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Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos
(4.3/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Loop around Wheeler Peak on Enchanted Circle Drive and take in all the natural wonders thatĀ alter the landscape along the way. The route covers 133.6 km (83 mi) over mountains and through forests. You can explore an ancient Native American village at Taos or take part in outdoor activities around every bend, including balloon rides, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, and skiing. If you have time, consider straying off the main road to catch sights like the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Put Enchanted Circle Drive into our Taos trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Taos.
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  • My Lonely Planet book recommended this drive and I am very glad I took it. Starting out from Taos, you drive through several small towns and excellent scenery through the mountains. Especially enjoyed...  more »
  • Every turn and curve was beautiful. Little towns excellent. War Memorial in Angel Fire a must visit. Red Rive and Eagles Next very quaint. Take your time and enjoy God's Country. 
  • Take the time to do the circle drive. Beautiful scenery, quant little towns and excellent mountain views