Vintage in Taos

El Rincón Trading Post

This shop dates back to the arrival of German trader Ralph Meyers in 1909. Even if you're not looking to buy anything, step into the dusty museum-like backroom devoted to artifacts including Indian crafts, jewelry a…
Sports & Outdoors in Taos

Taos Mountain Outfitters

Huge store on the Plaza, selling or renting everything you need to get out and play. The helpful staff can supply hiking info and maps.
Sports & Outdoors in Taos


This evocatively named store, just north of the Plaza, is well stocked with outdoor supplies, and usually has a substantial sale rack. The folk behind the counter know what they're talking about.
Sports & Outdoors in Taos

Cottam's Ski & Outdoor

A reliable place to rent or buy whatever winter gear you need, with another location at the Tao Ski Valley.
Music in Taos

Taos Drums

Touted as the world's largest selection of Native American drums, just south of town. All are handmade by masters from Taos Pueblo and covered with real hide. Choose from hand drums, log drums, natural-looking drums…
Arts & Crafts in Taos

Seconds Ecostore

The pick of several artsy little boutiques in the John Dunn Shops, just north of the Plaza, this quirky store sells all kinds of cool recycled gifts, from solar-powered crickets to purses made from tins and miniatur…
Books in Taos

Moby Dickens

Great name, great shop. Taos' best bookstore carried a fine stock of regional fiction and nonfiction, plus maps and guides, and the friendly staff are always happy to advise.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Taos

Pueblo Drums

This shop just off the plaza sells unique handmade drums by Phillip Martinez. Each is painted with a different Native American theme. The drums make beautiful gifts and come in all shapes and sizes.
Jewelry in Taos

Buffalo Dancer

One of the older outlets for Native American jewelry on the Plaza, carrying Rodney Concha's fine pieces plus other work in silver and semiprecious stones.