Taos is characterized as the high desert known for its breathtaking landscapes, wide blue skies and deep, dry powder. New Mexico is noted for its interesting and unique cultural blend, which includes Native American Indian, Mexican, Spanish, and Anglo. Taos is known as an artist mecca and hosts numerous art galleries and museums.
Taos Ski Valley is 17 miles from the town of Taos (population 5000) and nestled at the base of New Mexico's highest peaks. Taos Ski Valley offers a unique blend of the Southwest and the Bavarian Alps. Ranked as one of the top ten ski resorts in the United States, Taos Ski Valley has rewarded skiers of all abilities from all over the world with its extraordinary terrain!
Taos has a lot to offer for summertime adventure. Hiking, fishing, biking, llama trekking, horseback riding, whitewater river rafting, and summer chairlift rides. Taos is a destination for outdoor activities.