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Chic and cozy downtown studio
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Entire guest suite · 3 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
Chic and cozy downtown studioSweet studio apartment with patio and gardens on quiet dead-end street within walking distance of Taos best cafes, coffeeshops, and groceries. Pet-friendly fenced private yard and off-street parking.
Relaxing Taos Adobe Abode
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Earth house · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Relaxing Taos Adobe AbodeEnjoy this private and unique adobe house on 14 acres with its secluded but ideal location 17 miles from Taos Ski Valley and 2.5 miles north of Taos Plaza. You'll have the whole house and all the land to yourself--perfect for a quiet retreat or a romantic getaway. In case your group requires more space, there is an additional 2 person room available through Airbnb (only available to guests that book the Relaxing Taos Adobe Abode.) Please inquire!
Adorable casita with the best view in Taos!
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Entire residential home · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Adorable casita with the best view in Taos!Charming adobe casita with the best view in Taos! Located in the historic area of El Prado, its just a 5 minute drive to downtown Taos and a 15 minute drive to Taos Ski Valley. Tastefully decorated with handpicked antiques, this little spot boasts a nice kitchen and an old Kiva fireplace in the traditional New Mexican style. The views out the front windows could not be better, and more often than not the sunsets will leave you breathless. Enjoy a true New Mexico getaway!

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Beautiful Studio next to the plaza
$124 per night
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Casita Loretta
$82 per night
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Historic Mill House Unit 1
$90 per night
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The Casita
$70 per night
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Self-contained private cozy Casita
$71 per night
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Peaceful Apartment in Historic Hacienda with Private Hot Tub
$189 per night
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Cozy Adobe Home Near Historic Taos Plaza ☀️
$77 per night
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Sage Waters of Taos-"Sunflower Suite"- for One
$59 per night
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Geodesic Earth Dome
$82 per night
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Private guest house
$75 per night
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Casa Montoya Quaint Adobe-Walk to Plaza-Hot Tub
$146 per night
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Sadie's King Suite
$83 per night

Your guide to Taos

Welcome to Taos

Some believe Taos literally vibrates on a different frequency. Many residents and visitors here claim to hear the Taos Hum — a low buzzing sound that science can’t explain. The ethereal anomaly is a fitting mystery for an artsy town that shows love for all things mystical. This eclectic outpost is marked by classic adobe architecture, a thriving community of artists, and a penchant for relaxation — hot springs, spas, and wellness treatments abound — set against the backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the candy-colored New Mexico desert.

You could easily spend a whole vacation soaking in the bohemian atmosphere and exploring the city’s many museums and galleries, but it would be a mistake to ignore the call of the surrounding wilderness. Vertiginous peaks tempt skiers to the Taos Ski Valley, hikers strike out across nearby plains, and the staggeringly deep Rio Grande Gorge — carved by the eponymous river that snakes between its sides — humbles onlookers.


How do I get around Taos?

Taos Regional Airport (TSM) is the closest, at less than 10 miles, but accepts charter flights from only a few U.S. cities. A limited number of airlines fly into Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF), about 80 miles from Taos. You’ll find many more flight options at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ), 135 miles south. If you fly into Albuquerque, consider taking the High Road, a 105-mile scenic drive, for your 2.5-hour commute to Taos. The municipal Blue Bus makes stops throughout Taos and rideshares also serve the city, but a rental car will be your most flexible option for sightseeing.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Taos?

Taos boasts more than 300 days of sunshine a year, making it a year-round resort locale. Thanks to its high elevation, though, nights cool off considerably, even in the summer. Winters are cold, and snow draws visitors who spend their days on the slopes at Taos Ski Valley. Due to the generally pleasant weather, there are always outdoor events to be found, including art, wine, and food festivals. In July the city celebrates Fiestas de Taos, three days of cultural programming that include dancing, parades, and musical performances in historic Taos Plaza. On the last full weekend in October, Taos hosts a smaller version of Albuquerque’s renowned International Balloon Festival: the more intimate Taos Mountain Balloon Rally, which sends dozens of hot air balloons skyward.


What are the top things to do in Taos?

Go Museum Hopping

There’s no shortage of cultural institutions here, and you can spend a day or several reveling in their unique collections. The Millicent Rogers Museum, which maintains 15 galleries, is focused on the artworks of New Mexico’s Indigenous cultures, and textiles, pottery, baskets, and jewelry can be found in this vast collection of more than 7,000 objects. The Harwood Museum of Art showcases historical and contemporary New Mexico artists. The Blumenschein Home and Museum still looks much the way it did when the co-founder of the legendary Taos Arts Colony lived there more than 60 years ago.

Taos Pueblo

The Taos Pueblo is a Native American community and collection of traditionally constructed adobe buildings that has been continuously inhabited for more than 1,000 years. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the grounds include underground ceremonial chambers, the ruins of a 17th-century church, and multistory adobe structures made of packed earth and timber. Guided tours are offered year round.

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

For a stomach-fluttering thrill, head to this 1,280-foot-long bridge that sits 650 feet above the Rio Grande — one of the highest in the United States. You can drive across this bridge, but pedestrian sidewalks also allow you to slow down and drink in the view. You might even see some bighorn sheep lounging on the nearby cliffs.