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September 30, 2022 – October 2, 2022 all-day
Ready for a relaxing getaway for three day and two nights in Northern New Mexico? This this is YOUR driving (Non-Treffen) tour.
LEGENDARY HIGH DESERT Healing Waters
Steeped in history and tradition, Ojo Caliente is one of the country’s oldest health spas. Tucked between the rugged desert cliffs and cottonwood-lined bosque, these hot springs await soakers seeking healing and respite.
Enjoy soaking in a variety of iconic communal pools, rich in lithia, arsenic, iron and soda. For private soaking, select a Posi or Cliffside Suite or book one of their private pools. Guests staying in a Suite or a Home have access to the Kiva Pool with extended hours from 6am-midnight.
Their high desert-inspired spa therapies meld the best from East and West and feature premium, New Mexico-made, organic products and locally harvested wild botanicals.
Complimentary Amenities, Unlike many resorts, they do not charge an extra resort fee. Hot Mineral Pools, Yoga, Public Trail Access, Parking, Smoke-Free Property, 300 Days of Sunshine, Local Coffee & Tea, Wifi.
Lodging rates include access to all mineral pools 7:30 am – 10 pm the days of arrival and departure, and every day during your visit.
Our Friday midday lunch stop will be at Calvillo’s, where they believe Mexican food should be fresh, tasty, and authentic and are dedicated to serving the best Mexican food in Colorado. Located in Alamosa in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado, Calvillo’s offers a rich culture and cuisine of the different states of Mexico.
After arriving at the Ojo Caliente Mineral springs and spa and time permitting a quick relaxing soak in the mineral springs, we’ll walk (1/2 Mile) or drive to the Taos Trail Inn and enjoy a melt in your mouth steak, smoked ribs, chicken, or salmon with one of their own beers brewed lovingly by David himself in our brewery. Dine indoors or on the patio, weather permitting, in their elegantly rustic surroundings that will remind you of the old west.
For Saturday you have multiple choices, stay at the mineral springs and spa and soak in the day and relax away, do a non-guided self-tour of the area….or a train ride!
On Saturday get All-Aboard (Full) for an Excursion Trip: Travel by train the full line, 64-miles, between Chama, NM and Antonito, Colorado; includes an hour bus ride. Select the bus first then ride the train back to your vehicle OR ride the train first then ride the bus back to your vehicle.
Select between our three classes of service. Ride in the first class Parlor Car and experience the Victorian elegance, for ages 21+ only. Step aboard the premium café style Deluxe Car, for riders of all ages. Relax, open your window and take in the fresh Rocky Mountain air in the classic Coach Car which offers comfortable cushioned bench style seating. Gather in the open-air gondola, which is available for all passengers, where the docents provide a lively narrative of the history of the railroad and experience unobstructed views for great photo opportunities.
Travel the full line by train, 64-miles, between Chama, NM and Antonito, CO. Experience America’s longest and highest narrow gauge railroad. See what the entire Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad has to offer from the authentic west through tunnels and over trestles burrowing over the highest operational railroad pass in North America today! Includes lunch at Osier Station and an hour bus ride.
On Saturday Dine on seasonally inspired cuisine at the celebrated Artesian Restaurant, where fare is lovingly made with local ingredients and Ojo Farm produce, grown just a short stroll from the kitchen. At Ojo Caliente’s Artesian Restaurant, their chefs create sumptuous cuisine infused with local tradition and flavor. their seasonal menus feature crave-worthy fare like New Mexico green chile cheeseburgers and salads straight from the Ojo Farm. The Artesian offers omnivore, gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options with indoor and outdoor seating (weather dependent), as well as takeout for guest.