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Alpine vacation home rentals in Taos Ski Valley

Boasting unparalleled snow quality, scenic ridgelines, iconic slopes, and a diverse landscape, Taos Ski Valley is a premier destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventure with the family or relaxation in an alpine environment on your own, Taos Ski Valley vacation home rentals put you in the heart of the landscape.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Taos Ski Valley

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Taos Ski Valley for its skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Taos Ski Valley a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taos Ski Valley (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Red River Ski Area (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • El Valle Escondido Golf Course (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun in Taos Ski Valley cabin rentals

Though Taos Ski Valley is sought out for skiing and snowboarding, it’s truly an all-season resort for fun and adventure in the picturesque mountains. In winter, visitors enjoy a variety of snow activities, such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice skating. Warmer weather adds swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating, and fishing in the lakes and streams, and cycling, climbing, hiking, horseback riding, and sightseeing in the mountains, valleys, and forested areas. Best of all, the diverse landscape offers varying terrain to suit different skill levels, so all ages and abilities can get out into nature and enjoy the scenery.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Taos Ski Valley

Travelers enjoy Taos Ski Valley for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, April, February or March, when snowfall averages 7.57 inches and temperatures average 8°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Taos Ski Valley

Travelers enjoy Taos Ski Valley for its mountain views and riverfront. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Taos Ski Valley is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Williams Lake (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Eagle Nest Lake State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wild Rivers Recreation Area (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Cimarron Canyon State Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Kit Carson Park (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
Getting around

Transportation to Taos Ski Valley vacation homes

Though the Taos Ski Valley is located in a secluded area of the Rockies, getting into the resort area is quick and convenient. The local airport offers shuttles to get you to your vacation rentals, and you could also bring your own car or a rental car to drive into the resort. Buses, private charters, taxis, and rideshare are also available to get to nearby destinations from Taos Ski Valley.

Restaurants and bars

Restaurants near Taos Ski Valley cabin rentals

From grab-and-go breakfasts to intimate dining by a roaring fire, the restaurants in Taos Ski Valley offer a range of cuisine options to suit every taste. Whether you’re in the mood for authentic German delicacies in an alpine lodge restaurant, or you want to indulge in gourmet coffee and pastries on an outdoor deck in the mountains, plenty of eatery options can be found near Taos Ski Valley vacation rentals.

Family friendly

Family fun near Taos Ski Valley vacation homes

Taos Ski Valley vacation rentals are perfect for a family getaway and are found near a variety of fun and educational attractions for all ages. The Taos Historic Museums, two collections including a landmark home, hacienda, and historic art and artifacts, and the E. Martin Hennings House and Studio Historic District, the former home of this American artist that showcases many of his signatures works and personal possessions, are great for educational outings with the kids. The Taos Pueblo, an adobe village and landmark Red Willow site, and the Fred Baca Park, a vast playground with sports fields and courts, are also excellent spots for days of family fun.

Where to stay around Taos Ski Valley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 71 vacation rentals near Taos Ski Valley. From 5 Houses to 5 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Taos Ski Valley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Taos Ski Valley?

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

  • Al's Run Ski Lift: 1,195 vacation rentals
  • Horseshoe Lake: 1,201 vacation rentals
  • Lost Lake: 1,200 vacation rentals
  • Earthship BioTecture: 480 vacation rentals
  • Taos Plaza: 1,061 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Taos Ski Valley 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 Taos Ski Valley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Houses in Taos Ski Valley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Taos Ski Valley include:

  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 47 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Taos Ski Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 65 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Taos Ski Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.