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High Road to Taos

Taos, NM
+1 575-387-2754
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Taos, NM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank tarlaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 church was really strange and...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This will take you at least an extra hour+ compared to the low road which we felt was better. Also, if you've travelled northern Arizona or Utah, this will be a grade below what you expect. Is it scenic ... sure ... but not worth...More

2  Thank undertaker01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It does take longer to drive from, say Albuquerque, to Taos on the High Road , but it truly gives you a real sense of the small towns and beautiful scenery that helps make New Mexico what it is. A great place to stop for...More

2  Thank LynninNM
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I love landscapes and was not disappointed by the drive. It's a very dry year but the land is scenic even without rain.

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I love this drive with the low mountains, forests and small New Mexican towns. When I have time for a leisurely drive between Espanola and Taos I like to take this as a change from the drive through the Rio Grande Gorge, which is also...More

Thank jayhawkbrian
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Take the time to follow this road with views of the mountains, valleys, villages, farms, and people who live here. See other well written reviews.

Thank ZSeaberg
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Whenever time allows I take this drive and take my time to look around and absorb all of this nature in. It is a good time to go any time of the year as you will see something different.

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Anyone coming to Taos from Santa Fe should take the beautiful winding road through sweet villages in the Truchas Mountains. 360 degree views, gorgeous old historic churches, numerous art galleries, and is a truly authentic Northern New Mexico experience.

Thank Lcnb
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Joe W | Reviewed this property |
A quick google of altitude for the high road lists the highest altitude as 8581’. That’s higher than I thought. Still fun. 😀
17 October 2017|
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Response from ENJGonzalez | Reviewed this property |
That's the way we went. Stopped at Questa... Then Red River... Then Eagles Nest... Then down and back to Taos, NM