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Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos
(4.3/5 based on 420+ 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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  • This was a beautiful drive on a cloudless, warm October morning. The scenery was lovely and there were still areas of bright yellow fall color. We passed interesting old buildings, houses, small towns...  more »
  • If you are visiting Taos you must do the Enchanted Circle Drive. The scenery along the 90 mile route never gets boring. We did not do a lot of stops in the towns and the trip took us 3+ hours as we de...  more »
  • Start out at the Taos Pueblo then make your way to the Rio Grand Gorge Bridge. Then you are off into the mountains to see some amazing scenery ! Please stop and visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at ...  more »