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High Road to Taos, Taos

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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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  • The drive is filled with great stops at weaving shops, art galleries, the sanctuary in Chimayo as well as a fantastic restaurant in penasco called Sugar Nymphs which should not be missed.  more »
  • Without stopping the drive from Santa Fe is about 2 hours long (returning on Route 68 about an hour and a half). Need to follow the directions but on the whole it is a pretty drive. The stop at the ch...  more »
  • This is such a beautiful drive from Santa Fe to Taos. Take it slow as there are a few sharp turns that comes up quickly. The views are spectacular.  more »
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