Welcome to Taos

Taos Pueblo, a marvel of adobe architecture, ranks among the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the US, and stands at the root of a long history that also extends from conquistadors to mountain men to artists. The town itself is a relaxed and eccentric place, with classic mud-brick buildings, fabulous museums, quirky cafes and excellent restaurants. Its 5700 residents include bohemians and hippies, alternative-energy aficionados and old-time Hispanic families. It's both rural and worldly, and a little bit otherworldly.

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$96.57 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour of Taos

Your private tour of Taos's most notable sites begins at 9:00am. Custom tour times are available upon request, when possible. All sites and stops are customizable upon request as this tour is catered to your interests and needs.Suggested sites include Taos Pueblo Native American village and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the breathtaking Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, the funky and famous Earthship Biotecture neighborhood, and the Historic Taos Plaza at the heart of Taos, where the tour starts and ends. Other stops may be added or substituted at your request.  An average of 3-hours should be allotted for this tour which may vary depending upon traffic conditions and destination lengths of stay.Note: Taos Pueblo closes to visitors for ceremonies and other traditional occasions, sometimes without notice. In the event the Pueblo is closed, we are happy to recommend a substituted stop, reschedule your tour, or offer a full refund.

$19.53 Cultural & Theme Tours

Taos Historic Downtown Guided Walking Tour in New Mexico

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Taos Plaza, Taos, Taos County, New MexicoThe starting and ending place of this walking tour, your guide will cover the major historical points of the Historic Taos Plaza. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: John Dunn Shops, Taos, Taos County, New MexicoWe will walk through the John Dunn Shops and explain who Long John Dunn was. Duration: 5 minutes

$235 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride

We fly most days at sunrise, weather permitting. We begin by meeting you at the visitor’s center here in town, which is easy to find right on the main road. Once we pick you up there, we will transport you to the launch site where we will inflate the balloon and fly for about an hour. During the summer months this flight will often be in the Rio Grande Gorge, but we always decide where and when to fly based on what is safest for that particular day. During the flight, depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day, you will have great views of the Taos Mountains, The gorge itself, and beautiful wildlife. We have a chase crew that follows us during the flight and will meet us shortly after landing. After we pack the equipment, we will go the Rio Grande Gorge bridge for a champagne ceremony and a light snack. We always have non-alcoholic alternatives available as well. Each person that flew will receive a commemorative flight certificate to celebrate their adventure.The whole duration of the event is about 3 ½ hours with the flight portion being about 1 hour.

$107.42 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Taos Winery Tour

With convenient pickup at your accommodation, or, if you're visiting Taos for the day, at a place of your choice, your winery tour begins at 1pm. A scenic drive to the first winery in the artist colony of Dixon, La Chiripada is a family run winery in the Embudo Valley. Started by two brothers in the 1970's, it's now operated by their son/nephew. After tasting up to 6 wines of your choice, you'll venture to Black Mesa Winery in Rinconada, another scenic small town on the Rio Grande. With 6 more wine tastings, be sure to ask for a sample of their famous and delicious chocolate wine! You'll receive a souvenir wine glass, if you choose to take with you. The final stop is at Vivac winery located in the canyon on the road back to Taos. The tour will finish around 4:30PM. All wine tastings and server tips are included, as well as transportation and riveting information on the Spanish and Native American history of the area. Not included are snacks or guide gratuity (while not required, gratuities of 15-20% of tour cost is welcomed to make your guide feel appreciated and valued). Bringing munchies along is definitely recommended! Keep in mind that you are consuming alcohol at elevation, which may increase the effects of alcohol. Drink plenty of water and eat lunch before you join the tour.

$107.42 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Brewery Tour - Enchanted Circle

Beginning at 5:00PM, we pick up your party either at the Taos Plaza Gazebo or your accommodation in Taos then travel north to the iconic Taos Mesa Brewery Mothership where each guest is served a flight of beer. Then we travel north and west around the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway to the brand new and state of the art Red River Brewery. With 12 beers on tap (and a 13th only for the 'locals') plus an award winning 3-year chef, guests enjoy a flight of beer at this impressive and thoughtful establishment overlooking Red River's bustling Main Street. We then continue along the Enchanted Circle to Angel Fire's Enchanted Circle Brewery, passing the infamous runway landing strip (be sure to ask your guide) where you enjoy your third flight of beer. The final stop is in downtown Taos at the cute and quintessential, Eskie's Brewpub - the oldest brewpub in the state. With one flight of beer included at each of the four breweries, you'll be glad we're driving. Each stop offers a full restaurant (food not included in price). Custom pickups from Red River or Angel Fire available. 

$81.38 Cultural & Theme Tours

Taos Highlights Small Group Tour

This is the #1 ranked tour in Taos and the best way to get a handle on this unique town in a short period of time. Your small-group tour of Taos's most famous tourist destinations begins at 1:00pm at the downtown Taos Plaza Gazebo. Major sites include the living Native American Village and UNESCO World Heritage Site Taos Pueblo, the quaint and historic Taos Plaza at the heart of Taos, the stunning and impressive Gorge Bridge towering 600 feet over the Rio Grande, and the world-renowned  and super funky Earthship community. An average of 3-hours should be allotted for this tour which may vary depending upon traffic conditions and destination lengths of stay. Note: Taos Pueblo closes to visitors for ceremonies and other traditional occasions, sometimes without notice. In the event the Pueblo is closed, we substitute a stop at a 200 year old Spanish colonial hacienda.Your guide meets you at the Taos Plaza Gazebo where your tour starts and ends. Our vehicle is a clean and tidy 12-passenger van. Children are welcome with a car seat for 50% off, while seats are available. Directions to free parking and the Gazebo are emailed with your confirmation.