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High Road to Taos

Taos, NM
+1 575-387-2754
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Taos, NM
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove back to Santa Fe from Taos on this road. Yes, it's curvy, but the views are worth every turn! We thought this road was much more interesting than the low road.

Thank CSfromFC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must see! Beautiful drive! Winding roads, a few little towns to pass through, but most of all the Awe of God's creations! Breath taking scenery!

Thank ENJGonzalez
Reviewed 5 days ago

True local culture that time has forgotten. Beautiful in a humble way, life simple, and culture rich, a must see for a reminder of how life still exists even in modern times.

Thank Boydanator
Reviewed 5 days ago

Traveled on this road to Taos and loved every minute of it. Many beautiful sights. No restaurants or towns to visit, only views.

Thank GWNY11
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's beautiful scenery either way. Pick one way going and the other coming back. High Road is generally more curvy, forested, and interesting throughout the entire length. Turns are very well marked. The Low Road isn't marked as such. We both liked the section adjacent...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title really says it all. Unless you're from around there and are used to it, you're going to be in awe of your surroundings pretty much the entire drive. Make sure to stop from time to time at the pull-offs to get out and...More

1  Thank SoxWin09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NM 518 between Taos and Santa Fe is spectacular. It's a good road, with plenty of pull-outs to enjoy the scenery. Be sure to stop in Mora at the wool mill - it's a lot more than just yarn.

Thank JoyInNM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the High Road in reverse going away from Taos and loved the adventure! From small towns to one of the oldest churches in America this is Tru New Mexico! As a bonus you go by some great local art guilds and the finest...More

Thank Mark107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took I40 to Tucumcari NM then 84 to 518 then another paved road into Taos, at least as I remember. The view is beautiful! PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME for this trip as road makes sharp curves and there is TRAFFIC! If it says 25mph...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fifty six miles and three and a half stunning hours later we pulled into Taos from Santa Fe. Worth every second. The scenery was amazing. You go through meadows, valleys, mountain roads, Indian land grants and Carson National Park. This is the best way to...More

Thank SBrantley
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Michelle F
1 May 2017|
Response from Mauibeth | Reviewed this property |
The gorge, Pueblo, Plaza and a meal are definitely doable in a day. Are you driving the loop a different day? It would be a bit much to add the drive same day.
18 April 2017|
Response from Ena G | Reviewed this property |
In Chimayo, where State Road 98 ends, the road turns right onto State Road 76 and begins the climb into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the little villages of the High Road. So from Chimayo, follow Road 76 northeast... More