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We drive down to Taos a few times/year & love visiting the plaza & surrounding area when there. One of my favorite shops is located about 1/2 block off the SE corner of the plaza...it's called Taos Home.
We loved going through the Kit Carson museum. A fine Gentleman in the museum was so kind to our 5 year old Grandson. He taught him quite a bit about early history and even let him hold a rifle and have his picture taken. I...More
Taos is one of those quaint towns that is being loved to death. Lots of traffic, lots of noise. The pleasant plaza is one "art gallery" after another, a mixture of expensive art shops and cheap souvenirs (Navajo baskets made in Pakistan). Some of the...More
We really enjoyed shopping at the boutiques and jewelry stores. Most of the women’s clothing was reasonably priced. The jewelry prices were all over the place depending on the quality. Several of the stores had good sales. Most are local owned and very friendly and...More
The stores on the plaza have standard stuff a standard visitor to Taos would want. Dragonfly stands out with bright unique garments and jewelry from Nepal, at good prices. The plaza is pleasant, the people are nice even if you’re “just looking.” No reason not...More
We haven’t been to Taos for 20 years, but when we visited the Plaza this time, we found most of the stores were closed, even though we were there on a Tuesday and at noon. The stores that were open were mostly tourist junk stores....More
Every town in New Mexico apparently does a Fiesta (a town festival) and our visit to Taos in July coincided with theirs. In addition to the lovely little shops and galleries there were mariachi bands, parades and dances.
It’s been 30 years since I’ve been to Taos and this time I went with two teenaged girls. We had a great time shopping, admiring the architecture, visiting art galleries and rafting the Rio Grande River. We stayed at an Airbnb condo just south of...More