Taos: A Culture-Rich Native American County
Taos, NM is a wine county found near Taos Pueblo, to which it takes its name from. It is situated at the north-central part of Mexico, and is abundant in American Indian arts and crafts. The name means “place of red willows” in Taos' native language, and got the name as it is because of the abundance of red willow trees. Known as the “breadbasket of the west” back in the 1920s, they practice subsistence farming as a way of life. Some of the top hotels can be booked at near Taos Regional Airport to experience this city's history and culture.
Best Time to Visit
Enjoy your stay at Taos, New Mexico, by booking ahead of time during their peak months between May and September. March is also considered a peak month, but you can enjoy the city's attraction with good temperature and weather during late September until October. These months are their off-peak season.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Book your accommodations near landmarks at Taos, New Mexico like Rio Grande Gorge Bridge and Taos Pueblo – to which is home for the only living Native American community, and is considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This has also been home for the Native Americans for almost 1000 years. Lovers of history can also pay a visit to Millicent Rogers Museum that houses 5000 pieces of Hispanic and Native American Art like weaving, furniture, pottery and jewelry. To recharge, you'll love the ambiance at the following hotels: the historic Taos Country Inn, El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa and Dreamcatcher Bed and Breakfast.