While you may not think of New Mexico as being a popular destination, the city of Taos will surely change your mind once you’ve experienced all that this hot spot has to offer.
Thousands of years ago, Native Americans settled down in this area, establishing pueblos and a way of life that is still prevalent today. With loads of history, art, culture and of course natural wonders, Taos, New Mexico is becoming a top destination for travelers looking for a vacation spot off the beaten path.
During the summer, visitors to Taos can enjoy art galleries and museums, festivals, landmark sites, rafting, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, shopping, adventure tours and much more.
When the temperatures drop, Taos offers world-class skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports at the foothills of the Rockies. Taos is also known as a place where people go to relax and rejuvenate themselves at one of the many spas, fitness centers or the nearby mineral hot springs.
Lodging options in Taos range from luxury ski chalets to quaint B&Bs. This family-friendly town has something for everyone, and makes a great vacation spot year-round.
To make the trip more budget conscious, visit during off-season when accommodation rates plummet and crowds disperse.
Photo source: Taos Tourism