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Enchanted Circle Drive, Taos

Categories: Scenic Drives, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
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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  • Always a treat to drive around the Circle and enjoy the Northern New Mexico fall foliage. Mostly yellow but did see a few bits of orange and red this year - we clearly missed the peak this weekend, bu...  read more »
  • I loved this 83 mile sightseeing trip. The scenery was wonderful and the little resort towns (Angel Fire, Eagle Nest, Red River and Questa) were charming and fun to explore. I added a drive to the Tao...  read more »
  • This was a beautiful drive and a great way to see the different landscapes in the area. There are some beautiful places along the way that would be great for a picnic.