Taos Travel Guide

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Taos is a favorite among travelers. Located at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the city offers views of the desert in New Mexico. Travel to Taos and discover all of the history that the city holds. This Taos travel guide will help you plan your vacation.

Those who travel to Taos will be excited to find a variety of exciting things to do. From riding in a hot air balloon above the mountaintops to shopping in the city center, visitors will find that the city has plenty to offer.

Things Not to Miss in Taos

• The Harwood Museum of Art has a permanent collection of works by more than 400 local artists. The pieces date from the 19th to 20th centuries.
 • Stephen Kilborn Pottery & Paintings is a great spot in Taos to pick up tableware. The owner also paints watercolors of still life and sunflowers.
 • Ernie Blake Ski School boasts ski instructors such as Olympic gold medalist Deb Armstrong. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced skier, you’ll find a class perfect for you.

When to Go to Taos

In Taos, you will find sunshine all year round. Most people visit Taos from May through September due to the bounty of summer activities. If you are looking to avoid the crowds, September and October are the perfect months to visit. Taos is hot during the summer, but the nights are cool. There is a lot to keep one busy during the summer months such as arts festivals and the Solar Music Festival in June.

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