Adobe buildings in Taos Pueblo, inhabited by Tiwa Indians of the Pueblo tribe, in New Mexico is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The routeFrom Santa Fe, N.M., north on U.S. 84 to New Mexico 68. (Alternate route: &ldquo;The High Road&rdquo; from Santa Fe: north on U.S. 84 to New Mexico 503, 76 and 518.)MilesAbout 150 miles round trip. You&rsquo;ll log additional miles for side trips to Bandelier National Monument, Chimay&oacute; and Abiqui&uacute;.Best timesJune to MarchWhyNative American history and culture, artists and art galleries, red rocks and river raftingHighlightsBandelier National Monument, about 50 miles northwest of Santa Fe, is an easy, family-friendly destination. The paved 1.2-mile Main Loop Trail takes visitors past Ancestral Pueblo petroglyphs and cliff dwellings. Daredevils can walk about half a mile farther to Alcove House, reached by a white-knuckle climb up steep wooden ladders. Art lovers can gaze at the gray cliffs and cottonwoods Georgia O&rsquo;Keeffe painted from her serene home and studio (reservations required) in Abiqui&uacute;, 60 miles northwest of Santa Fe. The Taos Pueblo, and its cemetery filled with weathered crosses and the lone bell tower of the ruined St. Jerome Church, are particularly moving.Memorable stayIt&rsquo;s an easy walk from the Historic Taos Inn&nbsp;to galleries, restaurants and shops. Our courtyard room was clean and comfortable, but the d&eacute;cor needed updating and the bathroom was tiny. The Adobe Bar in the lobby draws visitors and locals who stop by in the evening to enjoy the live music.Memorable mealBode&rsquo;s General Store&nbsp;in Abiqui&uacute; and its gigantic green chile cheeseburger. My sidekick, the college kid, managed to devour the half-pound slab of ground sirloin while I checked out the enamelware, fishing tackle and wild bird seed. The relaxing Rio Chama steakhouse, near the state capitol in Santa Fe, fit the bill when we wanted something more sophisticated.Tourist trap or treatTrujillo&rsquo;s Weaving Shop ( 351-4457),&nbsp;in Chimay&oacute; is more than a treat; it&rsquo;s a treasure where you can watch weavers at work on 13 hand looms. The college kid chose a small weaving for his dorm room, more meaningful than any snow globe or refrigerator magnet. Also: The gift shop at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, where I scored salsas, tins of chile powder and blue corn waffle mix.Plan to spendAt least four or five days, because wandering here is half the fun.