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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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We drove the High Road with photographer guide Geraint Smith. The views and photography were extraordinary. There was considerable natural beauty, as well as, the opportunity to... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove the High Road with photographer guide Geraint Smith. The views and photography were extraordinary. There was considerable natural beauty, as well as, the opportunity to experience Northern New Mexico outside of the touristy areas.

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Parma, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

High road to Taos OR High road to Santa Fe. This road is better secnic drive FROM Taos to Santa Fe, the mountains are more visible in front of you. In late April Taos was 56 degrees a stretch of the mountain road was 36 and had snow under the pine trees and slush on a small stretch. This is... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends and I took the scenic High Road to Taos as we traveled from Santa Fe to Colorado. It was a beautiful drive with lots of winding roads through the mountains. But take heed and fill your car up with gas and it wouldn't hurt to have a cooler with water or other drinks for your trip. There is... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love taking this trip! Leave from Santa Fe, go to Chimayo, on to tons of small towns, Cordova, Trampas, many, many others, before getting to Taos. Great segway to Rio Grande Bridge, terrific tiny town of Pilar, sweet drive up to the Taos Junction Bridge and back, on the weekend, a burger at Sugars, then through Espanola and home... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the long(er) and winding road for a little adventure while getting from Santa Fe to Taos! Be prepared to stop, look around, snap some pics, even enjoy lunch in an out of the way spot. Wind through a national forest, stop at Ortegas weaving mill and visit the church in Las Truches. We spent about 4 hours on the... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take the High Road to Taos. We both found it very interesting and scenic. The best way to go to avoid highways. We were there on Holy Thursday and saw many people walking....going to Chimaya sp?). Some people walked there from Santa Fe and we heard others walked there from Albuquerque. We saw some people carrying crosses.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...and maybe because we were tired after being gone all day..but this road also seemed very "tired". Very windy, empty. And devoid of the charm I had been expecting. Too bad...

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Santa Fe and made a day trip to Taos up the high road and back on the low road (which roughly follows the Rio Grande). The high road is very scenic and not much longer. It goes through the mountains and a real forrest. The smaller inhabited parts of New Mexico are generally not appealing to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved driving this gorgeous road. The scenery is beyond spectacular, and it's much more enjoyable than taking a major highway. It's definitely worth it. Don't forget to pack snacks and water, as it's high elevation and there's not many places to stop. And be cautious of wildlife!

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Aurora, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove the high road from Santa Fe to Taos on a bright, cool, sunny day. It is a fun, scenic, winding road with wonderful mountain views. The road is quite good and is safe to,drive. We went north on the high road and south on the low road.

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