LET SUMMER INSIPRE YOU
Plan your summer visit to Northern New Mexico
New Mexico is the Land of Enchantment and in Taos, every day presents itself with magical moments – from crisp mountain sunrises to watercolor-inspiring sunsets. Whether its adventure or arts & culture you seek, make Taos Ski Valley the starting point of your exploration.
Check out these custom trip ideas or put together your own adventure plans. Whether you have half day or a full week, want adventure or cultural immersion, these summertime itineraries wil inspire your planning efforts.
Visit the New Mexico True website for state-wide travel information.
Have ideas of your own? Here are a few recommendations to jump-start your planning.
Cover miles of scenic trails from two wheels! Taos boasts both great single track and road biking for all skill levels, so whether you decide to summit peaks in our Alpine wilderness, glide through meadows of wildflowers, peddle along the mesas or skirt through canyons on rural back roads, your bike ride will be unforgettable.
CLIMBINGGet ready to get your hands dirty and get up close and personal with Taos’s unique geography. Whether you choose to climb over ancient basalt in the Rio Grande Gorge or get higher up in the Rocky Mountains, you’ll get a feel for the diverse topography of northern New Mexico. With over 300 days of annual sunshine, you can rock climb all year long and get panoramic views of the Southwest.
Between our legendary rivers and our hidden alpine lakes, Taos offers a variety of fishing experiences. You’ll find solitude and peace with nature in our waters, and not to mention a relief from the summer heat. This area is known for being abundant with a variety of trout, including Rainbow, Brown, and Brooks trout. You might even hook onto a Rio Grande Cutthroat trout, which are native to northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado.