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High Road to Taos

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Address: Taos, NM
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Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
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Authentic Northern New Mexico

This road is fun in a fast car. But its even funner when you have time to stop by and see all the sights and visit the people. I will never forget it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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cahuita
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This road is fun in a fast car. But its even funner when you have time to stop by and see all the sights and visit the people. I will never forget it!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to escape to from the every day hustle and bustle. Easy book, fast and convenient walk into town. Very friendly owners. I will make this trip again

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Rock Island, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My aunt drove us yesterday and it was beautiful. There were a few small towns to stop in and also several areas to pull over for scenic photos. We took the high road on the way to Taos and the low road on the way back. Both views are breathtaking.

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent start to the Enchanted Circle Tour, be sure to take the low road at some point as well. Lots of great places to stop and take a break

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed driving TO Taos from Santa Fe via The High Road. We always enjoy scenic roads and allow enough time to drive them. This drive has the dual attractions of the small, historic villages and then the beauty of the Carson National Forest. Sadly, there is a Family Dollar along this route -- so totally out of place but... More 

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Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I read the reviews, but decided to take the ride to see for myself. It was ok. Some of the views were nice & we got to see how some of the locals lived. The low road was better to me, but that's just me.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

If you have the time take this road between Taos & Santa Fe. Wonderful views, nice valley villages & make sure you visit the Ortega rug store in Chimayo.

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Mission, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We drove thru right after an arctic blast but roads were well maintained and the day was sunny and clear . The views were spectacular as the snow glistened from every angle. Words cannot describe the beauty of this landscape on this day .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This drive and its counterpart the Low Road to Taos are both visually stunning. The High road to Taos takes you through Puebla, Chimayo, Chamisa, Vadito and Penasco plus some other smaller towns. These towns are not exactly Tourism hot spots, so don't expect a starbucks, what you can expect though is a winding road up through the mountains surrounded... More 

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Lancaster, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Spent a week in NM and this was one of my favorite things. Beautiful views as you drive from Santa Fe to Taos. Do not rush or hurry. This drive is meant to be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Stop in Chimayo along the way and at any other spot that looks interesting. If possible make sure you do this... More 

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