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High Road to Taos

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Address: Taos, NM
Phone Number: 5753872754
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Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
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Taos - Santa Fe, charming route with unsurpassed views

Views from Taos to Santa Fe were wonderful. Traffic is light, leave the big-city traffic for another day. Enjoy the scenery, stop at many of the local commercial art/pottery... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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San Ramon, California

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Views from Taos to Santa Fe were wonderful. Traffic is light, leave the big-city traffic for another day. Enjoy the scenery, stop at many of the local commercial art/pottery sites.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views and a great trip. You get to see a very different type of landscape then the main road. Take the time.

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Placitas, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Along this road depending on the time of the year there are many studios and galleries that are open and ready to sell. Many times you will find locals selling baked goods and other food items as well. Of course the drive by itself is worth it.

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Waterloo, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Before driving the High Road to Taos, it was something that I was looking forward to the most. Nothing is greater than a scenic drive. We started the drive, leaving Taos, in the morning. At first, the drive was not all that interesting. There were a few good views here or there, but it wasn't anything spectacular. As we continued... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the extra time to take this road from Santa Fe to Taos. Goes through the beautiful Carson National Forest

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love driving, watching spectacular scenery, and stopping in tiny historic towns to visit churches and shops, then this is it. The more direct route between Santa Fe and Taos is scenic too, but not on the scale of the High Road.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The High Road is always a treat, but stopping by the galleries add the special flair that makes The High Road a must-do! This time I stopped at Gaucho Blue where I met the owners and saw some impressive fiber and 3-D art by Lise Poulsen and Nicki Marx. The co-op gallery in Truchas is always a treat, with local... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to travel from Taos to Santa Fe and this route was an excellent choice! The drive and scenery was beautiful plus there are artists shops along the way. It is truly a spectacular drive and we are glad we took the scenic road instead of the interstate. By the way, this takes you through Las Truchas which is... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your traveling in the area and have tired youself out, yu might take the high road from Santa Fe to Taos, this is just beautiful country side many of the farms that supply the Snta Fe restuarants are in this area not to mention a number of vineyards that have popped up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the high road from Taos to Santa Fe! Others in my family did not. :) If you like driving off the beaten path, thru very small towns where there are few road signs, one lane paths, and no painted lines on the road, but gorgeous views of mesas...then this is the road for you! If you just... More 

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