Directions to the Inn
Entrance for Parking & Registration
For the most accurate driving directions on your cell phone, input: 102 Valdez Ln, Taos, NM 87571
IN TOWN DIRECTIONS:
Arriving from the south on Highway 68, Pueblo del Sur or Highway 518, the High Road to Taos. Turn left at the third stoplight onto Paseo del Canon and go (approximately two blocks) to the first stop sign, turn right onto Salazar. Go approximately two miles to the first stop light and turn left onto Ranchitos Road. The Inn is a short distance on the right just two blocks southwest of Taos Plaza.
Arriving from the north on Highway 522 or from the west on Highway 64, Pueblo del Norte: Turn right at the third stoplight onto Camino del la Placita and go approximately one mile to the next stoplight at the corner of Placita ans Ranchitos. Turn right onto Ranchitos Road and continue through the next stoplight (approximately two blocks). After the intersection, the Inn is a short distance on the right.
Arriving from the east on Highway 64, Kit Carson Road: Turn left at the first stoplight on to Pueblo del Sur and go one block to the next stoplight, the intersection of Pueblo del Sur and Placita. Turn right onto Camino del la Placita, go to the next stoplight (approximately two blocks), turn left on to Ranchitos Road, and continue through the next stoplight (approximately two blocks). After the intersection, the Inn is a short distance on the right.
OUT OF TOWN DIRECTIONS:
From Albuquerque I-25 to Santa Fe; exit on 599 north to by-pass Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos.
From Arizona: I-40 to Albuquerque; I-25 to Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos.
From Denver: I-25 to Colorado Springs to Walsenburg; Hwy. 160 to Fort Garland; Hwy. 159 and Hwy. 522 to Taos.
From Vail: I-70 to Copper Mountain; Hwy. 91 to Leadville; Hwy. 24 and Hwy. 17 to Alamosa; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
From Breckenridge: Hwy. 9 to Fairplay; Hwy. 285 and Hwy. 17 to Alamosa; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
From Crested Butte: Hwy. 135 to Gunnison; Hwy. 50 to Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 17 to Alamosa; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
From Purgatory/Durango: Hwy. 160 to Pagosa Springs; Hwy. 84 to Chama; Hwy. 17 to Antonito; Hwy. 285 to Tres Piedras; Hwy. 64 to Taos.
From West Texas: I-40 to Clines Corners; Hwy. 285 to I-25 to Santa Fe; Hwy. 285 to Hwy. 68 to Taos.
Driving Distances/Approximate Times to Taos
Albuquerque 135 mi./2:30
Amarillo 302 mi/5:00
Austin 764 mi/12:30
Breckenridge 263 mi/4:00
Colorado Springs 230 mi./3:30
Crested Butte 271 mi/4:15
Dallas 682 mi/11:30
Denver 300 mi/4:30
Durango 208 mi/4:00
El Paso 400 mi/6:00
Oklahoma City 558 mi/9:30
Phoenix 568 mi/9:30
Purgatory 233 mi/3:45
Santa Fe 72 mi/1:15
Telluride 324 mi/5:30
Tucson 569 mi/9:30
Vail 276 mi/4:30
Car Rentals & Shuttles
Skier-ized rental cars are available at the Taos, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque airports.
- Hertz (website) 800-654-3131
- Dollar-Rent-A-Car (website) 800-369-4226
- Enterprise (website) 1354 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos office 575-737-0514
Bus Shuttles from Albuquerque or Santa Fe operate between the Albuquerque airport, Taos, and Taos Ski Valley. Travel time is approximately three hours.