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Wonderful Drive!

All I kept thinking as I was doing this drive is how lucky these people were that got to live along... read more

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Amazing Views

This route is amazing- but you really have to be careful, it's a two lane road with the option for... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago

All I kept thinking as I was doing this drive is how lucky these people were that got to live along this route and look and hear the Rio Grande all the time! I also wanted to jump on a raft and ride the white...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KathleenCiul
Reviewed 1 week ago

This route is amazing- but you really have to be careful, it's a two lane road with the option for cars to pass, and I saw a whole lot of road side memorials, which is a little scary..but the view as you're driving along the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Go826213
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend taking bot the high and low roads. On the high road, make sure you stop and visit the gas pump museum. It's a slice of Americana.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank wheresphil
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Driving through the canyon along side the Mighty Rio Grande. No better way to get from Taos to Santa Fe. Don't forget to stop in Rinconada/Dixon/Pilar for some fun along the way!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GullyWasher
Reviewed January 5, 2019

I live in Taos and must travel to Albuquerque to meet my complicated health needs. The road trip makes each visit a joy. The best time of year to visit is in the Fall. If you are lucky enough to be able to travel the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

If you want to get away from it all and have stunning scenery along the way, this is a beautiful drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pattiness
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Whether you're checking out local wineries or paralleling the rugged Rio Grande, this is a nice drive, with a few placed to stop along the way. You can take your time or scoot through more efficiently. Given the deserty nature of the area, the fall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Taking the Low Road is my favorite way to get from Santa Fe to Taos. I love driving alongside the river and going past the orchards along the way.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank malice26
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This was a beautiful drive. However, we ended up sitting on the highway due to construction closer to Sante Fe for an hour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Megan H
Reviewed October 31, 2018

you really have to try this road it is the most direct way from Taos to Santa fe, and you are driving next to the river and in the canyon

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 13, 2017|
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Response from BlueridgeCharlie | Reviewed this property |
All paved, easy drive.
Judy H
January 25, 2017|
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Response from M0minga | Reviewed this property |
There are two traditional long-standing weaving shops in Chimayo--Ortega's (bigger one) and Trujillo's which I prefer because it's smaller, family-owned and staffed, and more personal.
Judy H
January 12, 2017|
Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
Head north on US 84/285 and turn right on NM 503 where the "High Road" to Taos begins. Take NM 503 to NM 76. Follow NM 76 to Chimayó, a traditional weaving village with galleries featuring work by award-winning weavers. Here... More