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“HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Taos

Taos
First, Taos, NM
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Ranked #11 of 36 Attractions in Taos
Type: Cultural
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Ranchos De Taos
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“HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

easkes paradise balloons
this is a great company to balloon with they have a spotless safety record. the pilot and the crew are all so nice. it lasts about four hrs total. the flight is about one hr, long then they do a champagne brunch celebration afterwards. eske your crew members all work together great! they also got a great photographer too.

Visited July 2013
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El Paso, Texas
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“Lots to see in Taos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We shopped the Taos Plaza where there were nice small shops that had plenty of interesting regional items. We bought a nice vase. Don't miss the Rio grande Gorge bridge or the Taos Pueblo.

Visited August 2012
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Green Valley, Arizona
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“Beware of Traffic!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Taos is a cute, little artsy town. If you want quality artwork bring the checkbook (or credit cards!). We went in one gallery where there was nothing under $2,000. The plaza of Taos is tiny compared to Santa Fe but still had shops where you can spend big $$$. The main drawback to a touristy town like Taos is parking and driving. There is only one main street through town so if you are driving through be prepared for stop & go travel! To avoid having to pay for parking we parked in the Town Hall parking lot and had a short walk to the Plaza. The Taos Inn where the famous Doc Martin's restaurant is located is a must stop!

Visited May 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Serenity in the Land of Enchantment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I spent a week at the WorldMark Wyndham Taos Resort in Taos, NM, and it was one of the best vacations I've ever had. Taos is a beautiful, serene town surrounded by mountains and deserts. It is inhabited by Native Americans and other residents of every nationality who go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. An artist and craftsman/woman community, there is no shortage of unique and beautiful artwork and an amazing number of galleries. Taos is a very walkable town.

Highlights to see in Taos: the Taos Plaza with restaurants, shops, and an active plaza full of people and music; The Taos Inn with the Doc Martin's famous restaurant; Kit Carson Park where something is always going on (recently a Craft Show and a Lilac Exhibit); Taos Museum, Blumenshein Museum, Harwood Museum, Millicent Rogers Museum, and Martinez Hacienda.

Not to miss: The Enchanted Circle, an 83 mile drive through the Santo de Cristo Mountains, where you may begin in a sunny and warm Taos, drive to an elevation with snow on the ski slopes, come across elk and wild turkeys crossing the road; and, who knows what else? Fantastic!

Must go: The Taos Pueblo, a National Heritage Site of the longest inhabited and active Native American village in the nation. Friendly and congenial members of the Taos tribe live here below the enchanting Sangre de Cristo Mountains and on the banks of the Red Willow River. The adobe homes and the adobe fire ovens are beautiful and the Taos people are wonderful artists and craftsmen.

Visited May 2013
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taos new mexico
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“Do not miss this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The best place in Taos for unique gifts,beautiful drums,something for everyone and affordable.
Every price range and even things for the little ones...
The Christmas shop is enchanting.
Jewelry not outrageously priced...I shop often there for Birthday and Christmas gifts..

Three miles south of Taos on the West side of highway...You will see giant teepees and a sign that says golf course on the right..Hwy # 570 off hwy 68 from Santa Fe.
3 miles S. of Taos

Visited January 2013
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