Went here in a vacation with my mom. The shops are super expensive, and the people selling stuff on the sidewalks are not as cheap as they say.
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You go to Taos. The old town is built around a plaza. Is it conceivable to not go? Of course not. But it's pure tourist.
After reading all of the negatives about parking, we thought maybe we've been going to a completely different Taos all these years. We've been to Taos many times over the years and keep coming back, almost always in the summer. We ALWAYS park at Taos...More
I recall a different time and place. Now it's not very interesting and not very local. Very full of tourist shops. Beautiful galleries nearby on Kit Carson Road. Spent a fortune at Mission Gallery and Thomas Wheeler studios.
Whether you are looking for Taos t-shirts, turquoise jewelry, toys or coffee, there is something here for you! Quaint square with multiple souvenir shops including an awesome toy store and wonderful restaurants and even a local corner coffee shop nearby. Well worth a trip into...More
I was there with a companion on Memorial Day, when American Flags decorated the buildings around the plaza. The shops on the plaza were interesting, although several had the usual tourist trinkets. There were more lovely shops down a beautifully landscaped walkway just off the...More
Taos seemed a little more worn and under used than we remembered it: not as nice as Sante Fe. Always fun and interesting to walk around the plaza but it was empty, no activity or people, just a lot of parked cars. Again, Santa Fe...More