Nestled in the Rocky Mountains by the Rio Grande Gorge, Taos is a vacation haven with an incredible New Mexico landscape. The town rests at 6,967 feet in elevation and is a popular winter ski area. The history, culture, and outdoor recreation make Taos a great place to visit any time of the year.

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This Apartment for $190 in Taos, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Cozy Casa Carmelita features a Brilliant Kiva Fireplace, Unique Patio & Hot Tub!
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Garden · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette
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This inviting Apartment in Taos can fit your needs for many types of vacations, at $250 per night.

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Hotel La Fonda de Taos
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Nestled in Taos, this Hotel is perfect for your next vacation. Enjoy Hotel La Fonda de Taos's top-rated amenities, including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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Quality Inn
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, or traveling to Taos, at $81 per night for your next great vacation.

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Vacation rentals with internet & wifi in Taos

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4.8
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CASA FLORA Quiet & Cozy Downtown Plaza Apartment
4 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Garden · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Nestled in Taos, this Apartment is perfect for your next vacation. Enjoy CASA FLORA Quiet & Cozy Downtown Plaza Apartment's top-rated amenities, including Internet / Wifi, Pets allowed and Balcony / Patio, and more.

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Casa Betita,the Most Perfect Place in Taos, New Mexico
6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at Casa Betita,the Most Perfect Place in Taos, New Mexico, our elegant House in Taos. Enjoy amenities including Dishwasher, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Casa Grande In Downtown Taos
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, and rental in Taos at Casa Grande In Downtown Taos for $195 for your next trip.

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Casa Verde, the Casita Center
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Cottage in Taos has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to Casa Verde, the Casita Center's exceptional amenities, such as Fireplace, Internet / Wifi and Laundry.

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Taos travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Taos vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Taos, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Taos?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Parking
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

What are things to see and do when visiting Taos, NM?

Ski slopes, an extraordinary art colony, and a thriving music scene keep travelers busy with plenty of activities and entertainment. Plus, the city is rich in history and non-stop photo ops. Other attractions to check out:
  • San Francisco de Asis: Considered one of the most photographed churches, San Francisco de Asis is worth a visit. Built in the 1800s, it has rustic architecture with artistic accents. The plaza includes shopping and restaurants.
  • - Enchanted Circle: This National Forest Scenic Byway loops around Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mexico at 13,161 feet elevation. Markers highlight key points on the drive. Quartz and feldspar formations are around two billion years old.
  • - Taos Pueblo: This Native American village borders the north side of Taos. It's loaded with history and believed to be the oldest inhabited community in the U.S.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Taos, NM?

Taos, NM is a beautiful destination with plenty of attractions for tourists to explore. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Taos:

  • Taos Pueblo
  • Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
  • Taos Ski Valley
  • Millicent Rogers Museum

Taos Pueblo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States. The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is a spectacular sight, and the Taos Ski Valley is a great place to hit the slopes. The Millicent Rogers Museum celebrates the life of the local heiress and art collector.

How can I get around in Taos, NM?

You can get around in Taos, NM by:

  • Renting a car
  • Taking a taxi
  • Using public transportation

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Taos, NM?

Taos, NM offers a variety of affordable accommodation options. Here are a few to consider:

  • The Historic Taos Inn - Located in the heart of the city, this inn offers a variety of rooms and suites, all with modern amenities and an unbeatable price.
  • The Lodge at Taos Ski Valley - Enjoy a cozy stay in the mountains at this ski lodge, with comfortable rooms and a variety of amenities.
  • The Adobe & Pines Inn - This charming inn offers a variety of rooms and suites, all with modern amenities and a great price.
  • The Sagebrush Inn & Suites - Located in the heart of town, this inn offers a variety of rooms and suites, all with modern amenities and a great price.

What is the culture like in Taos, NM?

Taos, NM is a small city in the Rocky Mountains of Northern New Mexico. It is known for its unique mix of cultures, including Native American, Spanish, and Anglo-American influences. Here are five aspects of the culture in Taos:

  • Art: Taos is home to numerous art galleries and artists, and the historic Taos Pueblo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Outdoor recreation: Taos is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with skiing, hiking, and camping opportunities in the nearby mountains.
  • Music: Taos is home to a vibrant music scene, with live music events throughout the year.
  • Cuisine: Taos is known for its traditional New Mexican cuisine, such as enchiladas, tamales, and chile rellenos.
  • Religion: Taos is home to a variety of religious traditions, including Native American, Catholic, and Protestant denominations.

Is Taos, NM safe to travel to?

Taos, NM is generally safe to travel to. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind:

  • Avoid walking alone at night
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep valuables hidden and out of sight

By following these simple safety tips, you can help ensure your safety and have a great trip to Taos, NM.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Taos, NM?

  • Taos Plaza: This historic spot is the perfect place to pick up souvenirs, jewelry, and artwork from local artisans.
  • Taos Ski Valley: This mountain destination offers a variety of outdoor gear, apparel, and souvenirs.
  • Taos Pueblo: This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers traditional pottery, jewelry, and other Native American crafts.

Where is Taos, NM?

Taos, NM is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the northern part of New Mexico. It is a small town with a population of just over 5,000 people. Taos is known for its art galleries, ski resorts, and natural beauty.

What are the top things to do in Taos, NM?

Taos, NM is the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers, art lovers, and foodies alike. Here are some of the top things to do in Taos:

  • Visit the Taos Pueblo - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest continuously inhabited community in the US
  • Take a drive along the High Road to Taos - a scenic route with stunning vistas of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Explore the galleries and shops of Taos Plaza - a historic downtown area full of art and culture
  • Go skiing or snowboarding at Taos Ski Valley - a world-class ski resort with a variety of ski runs for all levels

What do I need to know before visiting Taos, NM?

Before visiting Taos, NM, it is important to know that the town offers a variety of outdoor activities and cultural attractions. Here are some key points to consider:

  • Taos is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, offering plenty of outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, and camping.
  • Taos is home to a vibrant art community, with a variety of art galleries, shops, and museums.
  • The town has a rich cultural heritage, with many festivals celebrating Native American, Spanish, and Mexican traditions.

It is also important to note that Taos is located at high altitude, and visitors should be aware of the potential for altitude sickness. Lastly, visitors should remember to dress appropriately for the weather, as temperatures can vary greatly between day and night.

What is the price range for rentals in Taos?

Vacation rentals in Taos have a price range between $59-$5,200. The average price for rentals in Taos is $159 per night.

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