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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 3 days 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

1  Thank LynninNM
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We tend to take the High Road up and the "Low" Road back home to Santa Fe because both ways are lovely. The High Road not only has gorgeous views, but also passes through several small quirky communities including artful towns with frequently open studios...More

1  Thank Jill J
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Take the backroad thru Chimayo to Taos. Wonderful views, road stays over 7500 feet for many miles, very picturesque.

Thank mvann4
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We left Taos to Santa Fe right at noon so we could get the best daylight and this was a very smart choice. From the winding road to the missions, we stopped at some scenic views that are just amazing. I will totally drive this...More

2  Thank Miguel Enrique B
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Don't take this drive between Santa Fe and Taos if you're in a hurry. It may not be the most scenic drive that we've ever taken, but we enjoyed the changing terrain as we traveled to a little higher altitude, and the fall colors were...More

1  Thank rayele
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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. 😀
18 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