Wednesday Oct 16 drive to Taos with opportunity to explore Taos art galleries and museums. Wednesday night in Taos
Chama to Taos on October 16
Leave Chama 9:30am. South on Hwy 64 to Tierra Amarilla.
Alternate Routes: 1) Continue on Hwy 64 to Tres Piedras, across Rio Grande Gorge Bridge and into Taos or 2) At Tierra Amarilla continue south on Hwy. 84 to Espanola, then north on 85/285 to Taos. Route 1 is more mountainy and is 94 miles. Route 2 is 112 miles and flatter.
Lunch will be in Taos.
After lunch can visit art galleries, any of seven museums, or drive to Taos Pueblo.
Alternate Tour – Magic Circle Tour to Questa, Red River, Eagle Nest, Angel Fire and back to Taos. Distance is 84 miles.
In Taos, the motel is Quality Inn south of downtown Taos. The hotel is on Hwy. 68 just north of where Hwy. 585 intersects, on the east side of the highway. The hotel has interior hallways, a full restaurant, room service and bar. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, and complimentary high speed internet. Rooms have one king or two queen beds, microwave, mini refrigerator, iron/ironing board, and coffee maker.
A full cooked-to-order breakfast is included each morning (tip is not included – please remember to tip your server!). Your breakfast is a choice of eggs and bacon, pancakes and bacon, French toast and bacon, or cereal and grapefruit, served from6:30-10:30am. Complimentary soup is served from 4-6pm in the afternoon. Residents get a Manager's special of $1 off drinks in the lounge from 5-7pm. There are "Early Bird Special" dinners served in the dining room until 7pm. Dinners are traditional American or Southwestern meals at reasonable prices.
Special rate is $59, single or double occupancy, subject to availability. Rates do not include taxes, currently 13.1875%. Each additional person is $10.00 per night. Children age 17 and under stay free when sharing with an adult. Please note that check-in time is 3 pm; checkout is at 11 am.
To make reservations at the Quality Inn, please call 1-800-845-0648 and refer to the “Ford V-8 Club Tour” to receive the discounted rates. A credit card is required to guarantee the reservation.
More motel options are available at www.taos.org. The Taos Visitor Center can be reached at 1-800-816-1516.