When the lifts shut down in America’s mountain towns, out come the flip-flops, microbrews, and inner tubes. For a real recharge this summer, spend time at our favorite high-altitude hotels, restaurants, and outfitters.
Taos, New Mexico
The downtown landmark bills itself as “the living room of Taos.”
After the rattlesnake appetizer, try any dish with northern New Mexico’s greatest contribution to the culinary arts—green chile.
Los Rios River Runners
The Rio Grande’s superb, Class 3–4 stretch through Taos Box is at its best in May and June.