Arroyo Seco

Located near the foot of El Salto Mountain, the village of Arroyo Seco sits north of Taos along NM 150 — the main road to Taos Ski Valley.

You can feel the sense of community and creativity in the shops, boutiques, galleries and eateries that line the main street of this charming village.

Arroyo Seco

Hungry visitors can eat at Sol Food Market and Café, Abe’s Cantina y Cocina, ACEQ, Sabroso Restaurant & Bar, The Wake & Take Café and Taos Cow. Shoppers will find unique offerings at Arroyo Seco Mercantile,Claire Works, Fine Art New Mexico, Logan Wannamaker Pottery, Parse Seco, Rottenstone Pottery, Santos y Más and Marigolds.

The Wake and Take, Nathan Burton/Taos News

Be sure to check out La Santísima Trinidad Church, built prior to 1834. The historic church was given a place on the official State Register of Cultural Properties in 2009.

Rick Romancito
The patriotic spirit was out in full force during the annual Independence Day parade in Arroyo Seco.

If you visit on the Fourth of July, you won’t want to miss Arroyo Seco’s giant holiday parade and celebration, which brings thousands of spectators to this otherwise quiet village.