Taos Tours, Sightseeing and Attractions

Taos, a small town located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in New Mexico, is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Because of the area's historical significance, Expedia recommends visitors to the area spend at least a few days exploring and experiencing as many Taos activities as possible.

The Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area, located just a few minutes’ drive from Taos, is the highest point in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The best Taos excursions include a day trip to the Wilderness Area perfect for families and couples alike. Make sure to take the hike up to Williams Lake, one of the most popular camping destinations in the area.

Another must see attraction among the local Taos spots is the Taos Pueblo. The Taos Pueblo is the only Native American adobe structure to have been occupied for over 1,000 years. They have been beautifully preserved throughout the centuries and provide a great insight into what life was like hundreds of years ago for the Native Americans who inhabited the area. Many Taos tours conveniently provide transportation to the Taos Pueblo on a regular schedule.

After touring some of the more significant historical hot spots in Taos, head to Kit Carson Park. The atmosphere at Kit Carson Park is great for families looking to take an early evening stroll after enjoying dinner in town. Kit Carson Park is known as one of the top tourist attractions in Taos because of both its educational value and superb scenic location.

When visiting the town of Taos, people don't often consider the town square as a hot spot of activity, however, a variety of weekly events take place in Taos Plaza. If you're looking for extra things to do in Taos, visiting Taos Plaza should be at the top of your list. Sit down and watch time go by in this little town after an event-filled day of roaming about the surrounding areas.

Because there are so many places to visit in the area, Expedia recommends you keep a map with you at all times. Don't miss out on a fun trip to the town of Taos with your family. Book your vacation today!
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