New Mexico Adventures

Exclusive Activities, Tours and Excursions

When you stay at a Heritage Hotel & Resort we want to make sure you have the best and most authentic New Mexico experience possible. We've partnered with local companies and guides to provide you with a variety of options to enhance your stay with us. 

Taos PuebloExperience With Heritage Inspirations


Heritage Inspirations offers active trips and explorations that are equal parts dynamic, authentic and culturally diverse. These travel sojourns offer guests the chance to experience the culture, traditions and wild places in the Land of Enchantment that inspire its parent company, Heritage Hotels & Resorts Inc.

Itineraries are all-inclusive and introduce guests to the native people and their stories, the history and voices behind them, colorful cuisine, cultural sites and traditions all which give insight into the diversity of the landscape and natural wonders for which New Mexico is known.

Trips require a minimum of 4 guests and can accommodate up to 12 guests, although private tours for smaller groups are also available. Taos Half-Day and Full-Day Tours are available at El Monte Sagrado Resort & Spa.

Seasonal and Limited Tours

Taos Backcountry Snowshoeing Day Tour

Wednesdays - Sundays, Weather permitting

If you can walk, you can snowshoe. Journey through a pristine, old-growth ponderosa pine forest and mountain meadow in the Carson National Forest's Amole Canyon, for a perfect winter experience. Quiet solitude and spectacular mountain views make this tour unique. Tours include equipment rentals, trasnportation, professional guides, and a pack lunch with a hot beverage.

Immersive Taos Artisan Half-Day Walking Tour

Thursdays & Fridays

Weaving through winding alleyways and backstreets, explore Taos' funky artistic spirit and history while engaging with local craftspeople as they create their inspired creations. Then depending on the day, finish with happy hour fun either at Chokola Bean to Bar for organic, small-batch, exquisitely crafted chocolate or for an exclusive wine tasting here at our Anaconda Bar. 

High Road Artisan + Wine Tasting Tour

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, May through November

This tour traverses awe-inspiring landscapes of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, provides a glimpse back in time to New Mexico’s Spanish colonial roots and visits hidden away artists’ studios and historic landmarks. Go through Las Trampas to see the San Jose de Gracia church, wind through Ojo Sarco’s artist studios, experience Truchas village’s famed Dr. Rey Montez’ gallery, and finally taste Dixon’s Vivác Winery’s 100% New Mexican grown grape wine on this immersive journey.

Journey Within - A 3 Day Taos Glamping Adventure

Spring, Summer, Autumn

This three-day, two-night glamping experience with our partner Heritage Inspirations features the best of Taos hiking in Ghost Ranch and the Rio Grande Valley, stand-up paddle boarding on Lake Abiquiu, farm-to-table dining and sleeping in a fusion of glamour and Taos camping.

Year-Round Tours - Advanced Reservations Required

Taos Active Half-Day Tour

This active half-day tour offers a quick taste of the great outdoors surrounding Taos with a trip to the Taos Gorge Bridge, the seventh tallest bridge in the U.S., and a short but spectacular hike along the La Vista Verde Trail at the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument.

Taos Culture Half-Day Tour

This half-day tour brings you to the Taos Pueblo, one of the oldest inhabited communities in the U.S. and a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Milicent Rogers Museum, renowned for its collection of Hispanic and Native American artifacts, and the Taos Gorge Bridge, which affords unbelievable views of the gorge and the surrounding mesa.

Dreamcatcher Creations at Rio Grande Gorge + Taos Pueblo Tour

Go deeper than most visitors by learning and interacting with the Tiwa speaking Puebloans of Taos Pueblo with a guided pueblo tour followed by a dreamcatcher workshop where you'll make your own personal memento. This insider's journey also includes a visit to the Taos Gorge Bridge for views of the Rio Grande Rift Valley.

Kayak/SUP & Hiking Adventure + Wine Tasting Tour

Journey along the scenic Rio Grande corridor on an active and immersive water and hike adventure. Choose either a stand-up paddle board or kayak for the choice of a mild to wild paddle followed by a picnic lunch and a hike in the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument. This day finishes with a glass of wine, a pint of beer or a pint of local cider at Vivác Winery.

Taos Hiking + Wine Tasting Adventure Tour

Venture deep into the geology of the Rio Grande Gorge with a hike along the rim trail followed by a lunch paired perfectly with local wine tastings from Vivác Winery.

Fly-Fishing Taos Waters

Cast your line across pristine waters in northern New Mexico for a half- or full-day of fishing with an expert from Taos' Solitary Angler.

Ghost Ranch Hiling Tour in Georgia O'Keeffe Country

Experience the beauty of Ghost Ranch, discover the views that stimulate artistic passions, and imagine prehistoric nature’s escapades along a majestic terrain as you journey to Ghost Ranch, Chimney Rock and Abiquiu.

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