Places of Interest

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Taos Pueblo

 

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Rogers

Millicent Rogers Museum
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Other Sites of Interest

Taos Pueblo
The Taos Pueblo is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and has been continuously inhabited for over 1,000 years. Its beautiful multi-storied adobe buildings provide one of the most recognizable and iconic images of New Mexico.
There are a number of highly skilled artists resident at the pueblo, including potters producing traditional, highly-polished micaceous clay pottery as well as beautiful contemporary pieces.

Fechin Institute
The Fechin Institute offers art workshops at the Donner Ranch just north of Taos, NM.

La Hacienda de los Martinez
The Hacienda de los Martinez is one of the few northern New Mexico style, late Spanish Colonial period, "Great Houses" remaining in the American Southwest. Built in 1804 by Severino Martin (later changed to Martinez), this fortress-like building with massive adobe walls became an important trade center for the northern boundary of the Spanish Empire. The Hacienda was the final terminus for the Camino Real which connected northern New Mexico to Mexico City. The Hacienda also was the headquarters for an extensive ranching and farming operation.

Rio Grande Gorge and Wild and Scenic River
Rafting and kayaking paradise awaits participant guests interested in the outdoors. The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is notable not only because at 650 feet (200 m) above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States and was awarded "Most Beautiful Steel Bridge" in the "Long Span" category in 1966 by the American Institute of Steel Construction, but also because it has appeared in several films, including Natural Born Killers, Twins, She's Having a Baby, Wild Hogs, and Terminator Salvation.