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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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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed all the fall colors plus the stops at Eagles Nest. Relaxing and peaceful drive on my own time.

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely one of the best things on my trip to New Mexico. The frequently changing vistas are so refreshing and breathtaking. After driving up to Chimayo from Santa Fe and experiencing desert and sandstone formations, the winding roads change the scenery through the alpine mountains and valleys. Number of villages dot the route and each has a gallery... More 

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Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting stop at Chimayo Sanctuary. Saw the Holy Dirt and many crosses of penitents. Also very nice visit to Centinela weaving. Good drive, clear roads.

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend going via Chimayo to see Sanctuario de Chimayo and Trujillo Weavers and checking out the roadside 250 year-old wooden acequia outside of Las Trampas.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While this takes a while longer, this is the way to absorb the local culture and find many small sites with great gifts. Chimayo is a mandatory stop. The Sanctuary is remarkable and there are many small, friendly shops. The Trading post is great, but also try the shop across the street (Medina's, I think) for some great chile batches.... More 

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