Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of El Prado

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of El Prado. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognized for its skiing, mountain views and hiking. Taos Pueblo and Taos Ski Valley are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around El Prado

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes El Prado a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taos Ski Valley (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Taos Country Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • El Valle Escondido Golf Course (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Red River Ski Area (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in El Prado

Travelers enjoy El Prado for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, April, December or February, when snowfall averages 7.02 inches and temperatures average 12°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of El Prado

El Prado is famous for its captivating mountain views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, El Prado is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Manby Hot Springs (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Kit Carson Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Carson National Forest (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wild Rivers Recreation Area (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Williams Lake (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)

Where to stay around El Prado?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 391 vacation rentals near El Prado. From 254 Houses to 22 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near El Prado for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to El Prado?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in El Prado. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • KTAOS Solar Center: 1,056 vacation rentals
  • Millicent Rogers Museum: 1,066 vacation rentals
  • Earthship BioTecture: 475 vacation rentals
  • Taos Plaza: 1,056 vacation rentals
  • Sipapu Ski Area: 255 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Prado listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in El Prado?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 254 Houses in El Prado. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Prado include:

  • Cabins: 22 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 22 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Prado?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 51 vacation rentals with pool available in El Prado. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.