USA: New Mexico: Taos, a Travel Guide

Taos an artist colony, New Mexico

Taos is the located at the central north part of New Mexico. This small town lies in the Taos County. Earlier, before Mexican American war, Spanish people inhabited it but now it comes under the U.S. territory and has attained the American statehood.

Taos is one of the favorite tourist vacation spots in USA. It is an artistic place where you can experience a blend of American and Indian culture. The nature has also bestowed the city with wonders of ecology. The festivals are full of celebration, dance, music and culinary activities. Museums and eco friendly culture are its specialty.

By air, you can reach the Albuquerque Sun port, which is at a three hours distance from here. From there you can avail the car facility from highway no. 25, 64 and 285 and the state roads 159 and 552. For to and fro local bus service, regional shuttle and airport shuttle, you can contact to 5757583410 and 5757511210. However, for visiting all around Taos, you can hire trolley tours at 5757510366 and Chile line shuttles at 5757514459.You can come here by means of bus or taxi from Santa Fe, within two hours. This journey is amazing, as you can visit lovely spots at the Chimayo village road.

The native village of Nambe Pueblo gives a glimpse of the calm, natural and spiritual environment. The Native American community practices traditional art of pottery. The Nambe Falls are most astonishing natural feature on the way. It is open throughout October.  After crossing these, you will come to the high roads, which are twisted desert mounted paths. On the way, you will encounter the Cordova and Truchas towns, where a handful of studios and galleries require your attention, at least once.

Lodging is not a big problem in Taos. There are vacation rentals lodges and vacation home rentals present, which offer top-class amenities with appropriate accommodations.

 

The major attraction of Taos, New Mexico is The Taos Ski Valley, which is very beautiful ski destination. The skiing conditions are very favorable at this magnificent mountain. Wheelers Peak is the highest peak summit at New Mexico, which is the most popular hiking destination. River trips during summer and spring are also worth doing. For this, you have to contact guide companies like Far flaung adventures at 8003592627, Cottams Rio Grande at 8003228267, Los Rios runners at 8005441181 and Native sons adventures at 8007537559.

Other spots include museums and galleries like Fechin Institute, Kit Carson home, Governor Bent Home, Blumenschein Museum and Home, Harwood Museum of Art, Kit Carson cemetery, Millicent Rogers Museum and Church San Francisco.Even during autumns, Taos, New Mexico has lots of stuffs to enjoy. You can go for driving the Enchanted Circle, enjoy the fall colors, shop for arts and crafts, ride the rails, and relax with spa weekend. Experience the natural culture with season’s fall festive. Going for a balloon ride is also not a bad idea. See the lovely Rio Grande Gorge from the sky level perspective.So, just plan a visit and rediscover the picturesque beauty and wonders of this serene place.

 


Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is located at 560 feet above Rio Grande, it’s also known as Gorge Bridge. It’s an amazing place to visit in the morning or at sunset to experience serenity, peace and natural beauty.

 

 

 


Manby Hot Spring in Arroyo Hondo

There are around 100 natural springs and many hot springs with temperature ranging from 90 to 100 degree F. If you like hiking and interested in relaxing in hot springs then Manby Hot Spring is the place for you.

 

 

 

River Rafting in Rio Grande

Enjoy a full day river rafting trip with your entire family packed with adventure and fun.

 

 

 

 

 

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