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My wife and I took the high road to taos last weekend. If by scenic you mean lots of broken down cars, trailer parks and relatively un inspiring views, by all means this is the route for you. There are some interesting windy areas, but they are completely not worth the trip. We…
We took this route from Nambe to Taos in our 23 foot RV. Shows on maps as a scenic route but it did not meet our expectations as a scenic drive...yes it is a drive...sections would be fun in a sports car or motorcycle. Not many places to stop and picnic in Carson National…
I have driven this road once or twice a year since 1991 and it always offers fine views, interesting villages, and many artists' studios.
spectacular scenery and lovely stops all along the way. Dont be in hurry but slow down and enjoy the beautiful scenery, wonderful food, religious chapels along the way. Stopped at Rancho de Chimayo and Sanctuario de Chimayo. Lovely momories. Would not trade it for anything. Also…
Fun drive from Santa Fe . We had the road to ourselves. Wasn’t hairpin turns like some. Pretty well marked. We had a map from our hotel which was helpful .