Taos is a very popular skiing town in New Mexico. Itâ€™s located close to Santa Fe and has been a popular tourist town for years. Besides skiing, tourists also flock here to visit Taos Pueblo, an American Indian community which is open for the public. However, finding cheap hotels in Taos is not as hard as it might appear.
Taos town is just a part of the popular tourist area. Thereâ€™s Ranchos de Taos, a village located south of the town, and which is home to one of the most photographed churches in the US. The, thereâ€™s Taos Ski Valley located at about 20 miles north of the city and Taos Pueblo, the American Indian community. And letâ€™s not forget Taos Box, a section of the river Rio Grande, popular for the whitewater.
Although most of the attractions are located outside the town per se, donâ€™t assume thereâ€™s nothing to do in Taos Town. The main plaza is superb for people watching and the near-by museums are worth a visit as well.
As for the accommodation in Taos, thereâ€™s a lot to choose from, depending on where you are heading to. If you plan to look for cheap hotels in Taos, you should be staying in the town or close to the outskirts, with close access to the tourist areas. It is actually very affordable to stay close to the main plaza.
Some of the budget places worth trying in Taos include: Days Inn Taos (close to the mountains, free breakfast, free wi-fi, free local calls, coffee maker, Super 8 Taos (close to main plaza, free breakfast, free wi-fi, coffee maker) and Hampton Inn Taos (close to the main plaza, free breakfast, coin laundry, fitness room, pool).