Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Taos

Come and experience Taos and its art galleries, museums and history. This scenic city is known for its local tours, skiing and hiking. Taos Pueblo and Taos Ski Valley are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Taos

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Taos has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Taos Ski Valley (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Taos Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • El Valle Escondido Golf Course (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Sipapu Ski Area (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Taos

Taos is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, April, December or February, when snowfall averages 17.83 inches and temperatures average -11°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Taos

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Taos is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kit Carson Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Manby Hot Springs (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Williams Lake (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Carson National Forest (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Eagle Nest Lake State Park (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)

How many holiday rentals are available around Taos?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,101 holiday lettings around Taos. From 333 flats & apartments to 97 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Taos?

Nestle yourself and your crew in a lofty rental property and get ready for stunning sunrises, unmatched stargazing and a whole lot of fresh air. HomeAway has no less than 545 mountain getaway rentals available. Alternatively, you may be searching for another type of holiday setting. HomeAway has a wide range of properties to choose from, including:

  • 242 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 196 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 181 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Taos?

Instead of staying in a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just go for an entire house. You'll feel like you're part of the neighbourhood in no time! There are 512 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £31 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 362 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.
  • Hotel: 109 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Cabin: 88 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.

Can I stay in Taos in a large group?

Whether you're setting off on a trip with the extended fam or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's always lots of fun being in a new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. At the moment, condo holiday rentals are all the rage for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 113 featured on our database. Rental options around here that can house large groups include:

  • Looking for places that can sleep 6 holiday makers? We have 464 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just £53 per night.
  • Looking for a rental property for 8 guests? We have 354 that will be perfect. Prices start from £53 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 10? We have 238 rental accommodation that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £87 a night.

You and all your besties will be well catered to when you arrange your Taos holiday through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Taos?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Reconnect with those you hold dearest and organise a cost-conscious escape with HomeAway. When it comes to getting your hands on a terrific deal, the first place you look ought to be Historic Ledoux Street. Here, HomeAway has 127 holiday rentals at an average price of £138 per night. You'll find another 79 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Taos Ski Valley. The average price here is £140 per night.