Taos, New Mexico is a national treasure that more and more people are discovering. Known across the U.S. for its world-class skiing (Taos Ski Valley), World Heritage Site (Taos Pueblo) and iconic church (St. Francisco de Asis), Taos has more to offer than we can possibly describe. There’s something here for everyone, no matter the time of year that you stop by. That’s the best part: the perfect time to visit Taos is always now!

No matter what you’d like to do on your trip, we guarantee you’ll find something fun to fill your time with. Whether that’s getting out and seeing some of the beautiful and iconic scenery in the Taos Valley or exploring the historic Taos Plaza, you won’t find a lack of things to do.

To help you get started and plan your next trip to Taos, here are some of the most popular attractions and events you can participate in and explore.

Outdoor Recreation

If being outdoors is high on your list of things to do, you’re in luck! The local landscape offers numerous opportunities to get outside and stay active.

  • Rafting, paddleboard, kayak ad funyak
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • Mountain villages and towns
  • Hot springs and day spas
  • Ballooning, zipline and chairlift
  • Camping, glamping and RVs
  • Fishing
  • Golf, disc golf, tennis and soccer
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding and llama trekking
  • Mountain biking and road biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Guided tours

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Arts and Culture

Taos is known for its vibrant art scene. Immerse yourself in our local culture at one of these locations or events.

  • Art galleries
  • Museums
  • Cultural events
  • Community theater
  • Performing arts

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We love our small businesses, so don’t forget to stop in and support them!

  • Taos First Fridays
  • Taos Blue on Bent Street
  • Taos Spice Merchants
  • ‘Tis the Season to Shop

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Eat and Drink

Don’t leave before you try some of the local cuisine.

  • Farm to Table at El Monte Sagrado
  • Marshall’s Great Noodles
  • Chokola: From Bean to Bar and Beyond
  • KOKO
  • Taos Spice Merchants
  • Where There’s Smoke There’s Common Fire
  • Coyota’s Magic Tamales
  • And many more!

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Landmarks and Must-See Sights

Taos has one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country—and a slew of historic sites.

  • Museums
  • Historic Churches
  • Walking Tour of Historic Taos
  • Saint Francisco de Asis Church
  • Guided Tours
  • Kit Carson Park and Cemetery
  • Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
  • Historic Taos Plaza
  • Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

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Trip Ideas

Give your next trip a fun theme!

  • Wine tours
  • Driving tours
  • Remarkable women of Taos
  • Taos in the movies
  • Beer tours
  • Ghosts of Taos
  • Farm to table adventures

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With year-round activities and events going on, you’ll find that there’s always something interesting and fun happening in Taos. So, strap on your skis or put on your walking shoes—you have lots to explore and do on your next visit!