Visiting Taos: Shops, Lodging, Tours & Transportation
This is the center of the Taos Historic District where locals gather for Taos Plaza Live concerts, May through October and visitors enjoy the shops and galleries that surround the Plaza all year long. Historic Taos Plaza has been the center of local trade and gossip for centuries.
Today, old mercantile stores house galleries, restaurants and shops. Nearby, Kit Carson Road, Bent Street, and Ledoux Street lead to even more historic homes, neighborhoods, and shopping areas. The Taos Historic District is home to numerous shops and galleries. Read more and WATCH VIDEO.
There’s something for everyone from Native American drums and moccasins to chile ristras to southwestern clothing and jewelry, leather work, pottery and more! For shopping connoisseurs Taos is a delight. There are many owner operated boutiques where treasures, not found in any mall, can be discovered. Expect to be surprised and delighted!
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With so much to see and do in Taos and the surrounding areas, it can be overwhelming deciding what to include in your trip planning. Take a guided tour with one of our many talented tour guides and discover some of the secret places and fascinating stories that will enrich your Taos Experience.
Tours include historical Docent Tours, Wine Tours, Epicurean Tours, Trolley Tours and Walking Tours (Read More).
Dining in Taos
There are a wide range of dining options in Taos, from simple to gourmet, fast food to fine dining, something for all palates and pocketbooks. You can enjoy the taste of Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Cajon, American or Southwestern cuisine.
Adventure into the subtle variations of various chef’s different recipe for red and green chile (a local staple) and choose your favorite. Many restaurants use local organic produce and wild harvested mushrooms to complement their selections.
Taos dining guides
Warm hospitality is the cornerstone of the wide range of lodging options in Taos. These include a full-service resort, hotels and motels, historic inns, cozy lodges and Bed & Breakfasts. Beautiful destinations await you…in town, out of town or in the Taos Ski Valley. Taos has something for everyone’s budget. You can visit www.taoschamber.com or www.taostrips.com to help you plan your trip.
Taos Vacation Rentals by Premiere Properties in Taos, New Mexico offers a large selection of Vacation Rentals, Vacation Homes, Casitas, Chalets, Condo Rentals & B&B’s in the town of Taos and the Taos Ski Valley in beautiful Northern New Mexico. With over 75 vacation rental homes to choose from, Taos Vacation Homes specializes in “upscale owner managed” vacation rental properties, assuring the best quality in Taos, New Mexico vacation lodging accommodations. With our large selection of Taos vacation rentals and rates from economy to luxury, we are sure to find the best vacation home rental for you in beautiful Taos, New Mexico. Premiere Properties’ priority is to cater to our guests and insure that they have an exceptional Taos vacation rental lodging experience. You can reach them at 1-800-987-8423
There are shuttle services from the Abq and Santa Fe airports to Taos and limited public transportation in the town of Taos. Click here to learn how to get to Taos and how to get around once you're here.