The Art and History of Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

Located just 7 miles north of Taos on the road leading to the Taos Ski Valley lies the charming village of Arroyo Seco.

With just 1,500 or so residents, and perched at an elevation of 7,634 feet, Arroyo Seco (“dry creek” in Spanish) offers restaurants, shops and galleries in a beautiful, high country region.

When we are visiting the Taos area, a stop to this quaint and lovely hamlet is always near the top of our must-do list!

Learn about its history, some of its events and attractions, and how to plan a day trip to this picturesque and artistic town: