- The list below includes 34 free or cheap things to do in or near Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico, including 32 different types of inexpensive activities like Religious Buildings, Art Museum, Hiking Trails and History Museums.
- From San Francisco de Asis Church to San Francisco de Asis Mission Church, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ranchos De Taos and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Taos, Red River, Angel Fire and Eagle Nest.
The San Francisco de Asis Church was made famous by several artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams. The church remains a vital part of the local community and visiting is permitted during business hours on Monday through Saturday.
Part of the Mitchell Theatres cinema chain, the Storyteller Cinema 7 is a seven theater movie multiplex that shows primarily first run Hollywood movies in all-digital video and sound. The theater offers discount matinees and other promotions.
A seven theater movie multiplex, the Storyteller Cinema 7 shows new release Hollywood movies as well as occasional independent films. The theater offers discount matinees and a variety of concession options.
A large adobe house constructed in 1804, La Hacienda del los Martinez is now a museum that provides a look into the 1800s. The museum allows access to all the rooms with furnishings and artifacts belonging to the period.
Providing a number of half- and full-day rafting trips, Cottam's Rio Grande Rafting is a guided tour experience of the Rio Grande. Additional activities include paddleboarding, mountain biking, rock climbing and horseback riding.
Filled with the art collection of the Blumenschein family, the Blumenschein Home & Museum illustrates how local Taos artists lived and worked. In addition to local art examples, the museum also holds European and Spanish Colonial style antiques.
Once home to the famous cowboy Kit Carson, the Kit Carson Home &Museum is a three-room house that showcases artifacts, weapons, and and other antiques from pioneer days. It also features a library of related books.