Pagosa Springs Journals

Travelling to Pagosa through Taos

A June 2000 trip to Pagosa Springs by luuckythree

Quote: We enjoyed this trip so much we've taken it more than once. Taos is an artist's community and the high altitude is great for your attittude. Pagosa Springs is a mecca for retiring folks but it's grown so big-kids of all ages love it.

Travelling to Pagosa through Taos

Overview

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In Taos, check out the art and history of the area. Visit one of the many Indian Publoes. In Pagosa, experience the great outdoors. See Mesa Verde. Float the area rivers. Take guided hikes through Indian lands.

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Our experience here was that you need a car to appreciate the area fully.
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Taos Inn offers good service and a real Southwestern flavor. Nicely appointed guestrooms with beehive fireplaces and handwoven Indian blankets. Don't forget the resort spa or famous restaurant. Also, the lounge draws great entertainment.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 26, 2002

The Historic Taos Inn
125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte
Pagosa Springs, Colorado

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Best Things Nearby:Natural surroundings of a valley totally encompassed by pine forest and mountains. Best Things About the Resort:All the activities offered by resort and the area. The indoor sports complex was utilized every day by our kids. Miniture golf and tennis are also on site. Not to mention the lake.Resort Experience:We were last there over July 4th and the fireworks were amazing! Over the pond- the whole town was invited. The resort is on many acres so it is very quiet.There is also a golf course on site. It's a very active resort that's also restorative- e.g. the hot air ballooning on site. ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 26, 2002

Fairfield Pagosa
538 VILLAGE DRIVE
Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81157
970-731-8040

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Zagat survey rates it excellent and the 2nd best southwestern restaurant in the state of New Mexico, and I heartily agree. The executive chef, Scott Redek has a great menu of casual contemporary Southwestern fare. It's got great chile and is a popular hang out with locals.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 22, 2002

Doc Martin's Restaurant

Pagosa Springs, Colorado
(505) 758-1977

Pagosa Outside Rafting

Attraction | "Rafted down a local river"

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A group of about 30 of us boarded 5 big rafts and floated down a river for about 4 1/2 hrs. or 20 miles, stopping to eat and play. We got to experience the flora and fauna southwest style.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 26, 2002

Pagosa Outside Rafting
350 Pagosa Street
Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147
970 264-4202

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It is warm and dry, but makes you reflect on the people who live here. They have done a good job sharing the Native Americans' way of life, their music, their foodstuffs.

People from all around the globe visit this World Heritage sight.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 26, 2002

Mesa Verde National Park
West Highway 160
Mesa Verde, Colorado 81330