Taos’ weather can vary from hot to cold with little or no warning. Light clothing with the option to cover the neck and arms prevents sunburns in the summer. Sun block is suggested due to New Mexico’s high altitude and ultra violet rays. Hydration is a constant challenge in this climate so having liquids,preferrably water, at ALL TIMES is highly suggested. In colder seasons, clothing in layers is suggested as the temperature can vary as much as 50 degrees in one day.
The Northern New Mexico area is saturated with a wide range historical, archeological and unique findings. It is impossible to capture all of its interesting facts or cast of colorful characters at one time, so below is some suggested reading for those that wish to learn more about this amazing place.
Blood & Thunder (Story of Kit Carson)
Scrapbook of a Taos Hippie
Searching for Beauty: The Life of Millicent Rogers
Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds
High Road to Taos
Taos Artists And Their Patrons
Taos Hiking Guide - 31 Hikes Near Taos by Cindy Brown (Local & writer for the Taos News)
Fun Food Facts
Food is another reason people are drawn to the Northern New Mexico area. From its renowned Green and Red Chile (hot or mild) - and when mixed results in the famous "Christmas" Chile, to its locally sourced beef, elk, buffalo and venison, not to mention its Classically-trained chefs, Taos is host to a wide selection of restaurants to satisfy the most discerning pallet.
We also pride ourselves in our broad selection of Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten & Dairy free and NO Soy options. Available at our many wonderful eateries and local grocers in town.