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High Road to Taos

Taos, NM
+1 575-387-2754
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Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
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Taos, NM
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Driving through the clouds and 47 degrees in June, made for a beautiful drive through the mountains after experiencing a hot and dusty Taos. It was about a 2-1/2 hour drive from Taos to Santa Rosa.

Thank Yoyomanda
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I loved this scenic drive! So many picture perfect vistas, little towns, and lush scenery in every direction. It's a wonderful compliment to the drier ponderosa landscape of Santa Fe. The high road shows you the lush forest country of NM, more like Colorado or...More

Thank ToucanSam787
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took it, it takes a long time to do, very curvy road , plan to take your time. Some of the back areas of MN look like a third world! Much poverty:( mostly two lane roads the whole way. We stopped at some of...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the high road recently to Taos and enjoyed the trip. It definitely took a tad longer than we expected but we did stop for an hour or so in Chimayo. We recommend making a few stops in particular to see the church/chapel in...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vistited it twice in two years. It's called the "High Road" but while it's a nice road, I think it is nothing special, compared to similar roads. Not many nice villages along the way, or places to stop. Just some historical markers, you'll have forgotten...More

2  Thank Bert V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning drive from Santa Fe to Taos. Start Early. Stop Often. So much to see. This is all about the journey - NOT the destination. For maximum enjoyment bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the forests along the way. And make sure you stop in...More

Thank stephrab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the High Road to Taos on your way from Santa Fe to Taos, and the faster and less scenic Low Road back. Drive through many quaint villages with wineries, art galleries, traditional weaving and carving, and old and beautiful churches. The best way to...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our pilgrimage journey starting in Santa Fe and concluding in Penasco was mostly on the High Road to Taos. We walked on the opposite side of the road inorder to see on-coming vehicles. The views were stunning and the car drivers mostly afforded us lots...More

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the vistas, picturesque church and small shops along the way. I found a great woven wool vest at Ortega's weaving shop and an interesting selection of books at the gift shop next door. A traditional wood Carver has his shop off a side...More

Thank Roadmeister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a slower drive than the highway through some very interesting small towns with artists and galleries and lots of excellent scenery. The road is well marked with signs. There is a lot of culture associated with this route and especially by stopping in some...More

1  Thank Jim R
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Michelle F
I will have one day in Taos. So far I believe he following is doable. Please suggest more or less. I am traveling in from Colorado Springs and expect to arrive around 11 a.m. The next day after breakfast leaving for The Dunes in Colorado. The gorge Taos Pueblo Taos Plaza lunch and dinner somewhere Circle Drive that day or in the morning heading to the Dunes in CO.
30 April 2017|
Response from Mauibeth | Reviewed this property |
The gorge, Pueblo, Plaza and a meal are definitely doable in a day. Are you driving the loop a different day? It would be a bit much to add the drive same day.
What road number route is the High road to Taos from Chimayo? 64?
18 April 2017|
Response from Ena G | Reviewed this property |
In Chimayo, where State Road 98 ends, the road turns right onto State Road 76 and begins the climb into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the little villages of the High Road. So from Chimayo, follow Road 76 northeast... More