FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
The small village of Dixon and its surrounding country lanes are home to a surprising number of artists as well as a few surprisingly good wineries that are helping put the northern Rio Grande Valley on the map among oenophiles. Artistic sensitivity, as well as generations of dedicated farmers, account for the community's well-tended fields, pretty gardens, and fruit trees—a source of produce
for restaurants and farmers' markets such as the one in Santa Fe. It's simple to find your way around; there's only one main road.
If you’re driving the High Road, Dixon is a slight detour from Peñasco. You can either return the way you come and continue from Peñasco over the mountains into Taos, or from Dixon you can pick up NM 68, the Low Road, and continue north to Taos through the scenic Rio Grande Gorge.
From U.S. 285/84 north of Pojoaque, scenic NM 503 winds past horse paddocks and orchards in the narrow Nambé Valley, then ascends into the red...
Although still a modest-size community, Peñasco is one of the "larger" villages along the High Road and a good bet if you need to fill your...