Taos

Lush grounds at the luxury resort El Monte Sagrado, in Taos, New Mexico
El Monte Sagrado Luxury Hotel

Taos, New Mexico

Hotels & Resorts

Northern New Mexico Native Flavors

Taos, New Mexico

A Mountain Escape

A destination defined by its legendary history, Taos is framed by the alpine peaks of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and home to the famed Taos Pueblo - one of New Mexico’s UNESCO World Heritage sites. A prominent blend of native, artistic and outdoor cultures collide in this eclectic enclave that is home to our Taos, New Mexico hotels. 
Rio Grande Bridge as it spans the gorge
Rio Grande Gorge Taos Bridge

TAOS WEATHER

Nestled in the Rio Grande Valley below the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, weather in Taos, New Mexico, reflects its altitude and its desert location. Summers are pleasantly cool, with an average daily temperatures ranging from 75 degrees (F) to 85 degrees (F). Winter temperatures range from nighttime lows of 10 degrees (F) to an average of about 48 degrees (F). The sun shines on average 280 days a year, and even in winter, the middle of the afternoon can be quite mild.
Harwood Museum of Art Taos Institution

Taos Museums and Events

Taos is known for its world-renowned museums and cultural festivals and events. Learn more.
Historic Taos Plaza
Taos Plaza Shops and Boutiques

TAOS SHOPPING

  • Taos Pueblo – Visit shops selling pottery, jewelry, hand-woven rugs and other Native American crafts
  • Bent Street - Just a few blocks from the plaza is home to some of the Southwest’s most distinctive contemporary galleries and boutiques
  • John Dunn House Shops – Feature locally owned shops, galleries, and eateries
  • Ledoux Street Shopping District – Walk and enjoy murals, sculpture gardens and galleries
  • Plaza – This shopping area includes galleries and restaurants
UNESCO World Heritage Site Taos Pueblo with the Taos Mountains behind it
Taos Pueblo UNESCO

ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Taos Pueblo – A UNESCO designated World Heritage Site and National Historic Landmark that has been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years
  • Taos Plaza - Center of the Taos Historic District featuring live concerts, shops, galleries, and restaurants
  • Rio Grande Gorge Bridge - At 650 feet (200 m) above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States
  • Enchanted Circle - Scenic roadway linking Taos, Angel Fire, Eagle Nest, Red River and Questa