Taos is steeped in a history of trade and retail, a tradition that continues through today's more discerning tastes and needs. For unique home decor, original art or hand-crafted goods, the shops and galleries in Taos and its neighboring communities won't disappoint. Prime shopping destinations at Taos Plaza and Bent Street are walkable from our resort while Taos Pueblo and Ranchos de Taos are a short drive away.
Don Fernando de Taos Plaza, settled by the Spanish colonists more than 300 years ago today hosts Taos shops and galleries offering authentic, made-in-New Mexico products.
Just west of Taos Plaza, across from Lady of Guadalupe Church, are a variety of shops and galleries lining Ledoux Street, home of the Harwood Museum and the Blumenschein Home and Museum.
EAST KIT CARSON ROAD
This road will introduce you to fine galleries and studios. Walk down Morada Road to the Mabel Dodge Luhan House, down Dragoon Lane to a back entrance to Kit Carson Cemetery and Kit Carson Park.
NORTH PUEBLO ROAD
Brings you to the Taos Art Museum and many fine art galleries.
Galleries and shops give way to Governor Bent Museum, and the John Dunn Shops.
GROUND FLOOR ROOMS AT TAOS PUEBLO
Have been turned into shops that sell authentic Native American jewelry, weaving, pottery, drums, paintings and sculpture.
JUST OUTSIDE OF TAOS PROPER
You can find wonderful shopping opportunities in the town of Arroyo Seco. and in the artist cooperatives of the Questa and Costilla communities.
Just minutes from Taos Plaza, is replete with artists’ studios and galleries. Ranchos de Taos has a few fine shops, galleries and restaurants.
THE VILLAGES OF EMBUDO, DIXON, OJO SARCO AND PILAR
Nestled in the fertile valley of the Rio Grande are the villages of Embudo, Dixon, Ojo Sarco and Pilar, where many artists live. Time your visit around, or ask for information about studio tours.
FESTIVALS, FAIRS & EVENTS
Join us in Taos for amazing festivals, fairs and events happening year round, and stay for the shopping! Many festivals feature world class shopping, and the ability to buy direct from the artists.