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Taos, NM, USA

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More than a vacation; Taos is a spiritual experience

Taos in New Mexico is so much more than a just a vacation destination. Set in the stunning landscape of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, it has a history going back almost 1,000 years and offers everything the adventurous vacationer could wish for. It’s an art colony, an ancient community, a convergence of cultures, an adventure playground and a spiritual experience you’ll never forget. Taos vacation rentals include unusual and beautiful properties, so you’re all set for the vacation of a lifetime.

Time to get creative in Taos

Far away from everyday life, there’s space to dream and to get re-energized in Taos. Taos vacation rentals are both attractive and affordable for visitors coming here for creative inspiration, as well as for the abundant outdoor recreation. For the outdoor enthusiast, Taos offers world-class skiing and also the best whitewater rafting in New Mexico. In addition to the great outdoors, there are plenty of great family-friendly activities closer to home, with museums and creative workshops galore. The more adventurous may also like to experience the majestic beauty of the Sierra from the basket of a hot air balloon.

Hiking with llamas in amazing Taos

Taos vacation rentals offer a home away from home, and there’s so much to do and see right on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice for your next family-friendly vacation. During winter, winter sports are the main attraction. When spring comes and the weather gets warmer, people get creative. There is a thriving cultural scene in Taos with many galleries and museums, as well as a fascinating glimpse into the past in Taos Pueblo. You can also make tracks out of Taos on bike, on horseback or even on foot with a llama carrying your gear.

Fast changing weather and a monopoly of stars in Taos

Taos has a semi-arid climate with hot days and cool evenings and short, sharp periods of rainfall. In summer, it can become extremely hot with temperatures sometimes reaching 93°F. In contrast, you can chill out with a beer on the pleasantly cool evenings, and in the clean Sierra air, you’ll experience the night sky like never before. Spring and fall are dry and sunny, while winters are cool and snowy, with temperatures as low as -6°F, perfect for the winter sports for which Taos is justly famous.

Taos—“the place of red willows”

Taos is home to some of the most stunning and dynamic landscapes on the continent, from the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the high mesas, right down to the Rio Grande Gorge. All of this can be seen from above from a hot air balloon, and skilled pilots will take the basket so low that it skims the waters of the river. It’s an ancient landscape. Its name means “the place of red willows” and Taos Pueblo is said to be the longest continuously inhabited site in North America.