With record highs being recorded everywhere this summer, it might be time to head for higher ground.
As temperatures climb into the 90s across the country, there’s no better time to head for the hills. In Taos Ski Valley where the elevation soars and temperatures plunge, you can enjoy a break from intense heat and humidity and a chance to enjoy an inspiring setting, majestic vistas and explore a wide range of local attractions while embracing the great outdoors.
In-the-know locals and generations of families have been summering in this much-loved mountain village for years to escape the heat. And for others, this destination may just be Taos’ best-kept secret. So, if you want some much-needed relief from scorching temperatures, come and visit us in High Country!
Taos Ski Valley has the summer season sorted with a jam-packed event schedule designed with keeping cool in mind.
From daily chairlift rides to Dinner Concerts at the St.Bernard, with much more in between, you’ll be hard pressed to find anywhere else where entertainment and cool, mountain breezes go hand in hand.
Offering spectacular deals on lodging throughout the summer season, Taos Ski Valley is a great destination for families, couples and solo travelers looking for adventure and creature comforts.
From five-star resorts to rustic cabins, you’ll find the perfect place to stay while you explore the rolling hills, blooming meadows and rugged mountain terrain.
Hike to Williams Lake or Wheeler Peak for spectacular views and even cooler temperatures, go horseback riding or enroll the kids in one of the Field Institute of Taos’ weekend camps while you indulge in a relaxing massage.
There’s music on the mountain every Saturday at one of the resort area locations, including Thunderbird Road, Stray Dog Deck on Sutton Place, the Resort Center Plaza and The Bavarian.
On July 22nd, from 1.00pm – 3.30pm join in on the inaugural Summer Bacon & Brews in the Taos Ski Valley main base plaza area. Food and brews will kick off at noon with live music from O’Duffy’s Lament.
Other events you won’t want to miss, include the Summer Wine Fest The Taos Ski Valley Arts Festival, ,the Dinner Concerts at the St.Bernard, and of course, the challenge of the season, the Up & Over 10k on August 5th with Last to Know playing the afterparty at The Bavarian.
Summer brings a new experience to people who usually travel here to ski – the once-bare slopes bloom with wildflowers, surging rivers and gushing waterfalls add music and motion to the emerald forest, while alfresco art fairs and music festivals abound. It turns out there’s a lot to love about the Mountain, even after the snow melts.
There’s so much to do and explore in Taos Ski Valley, and you can discover more by visiting their site linked below this post.
All photographs thanks to Taos Ski Valley