Road Trip Itineraries
ROAD TRIP: THE ENCHANTED OLD WEST
From Taos to Red River and Back
Time Travel back to the Wild West
Travel through time as you visit some historic towns of the Enchanted Old West. Learn the stories of the rise and fall of these towns and how they created the Wild West we read about in history books. This adventure takes you through the winding mountainous roads and the highest mountain pass in New Mexico as you go from Red River, (The Mountain Playground) to Elizabethtown. Imagine yourself immersed in the Wild West of the 1800s as Katie narrates the stories that bring these towns to life. Stop at Eagle Nest State park to enjoy the scenery and maybe even try your hand at trout fishing.Then you drive through the majestic Palisades on your way to the quaint town of Cimarron. This itinerary offers an optional stop at the Taos Pueblo, the only living Native American community that is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site and a National Historic Landmark.
STARTING POINT: Taos, NM
ENDING POINT: Cimarron, NM
DURATION: 3 to 5 hours