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Address: Nevada 375, Rachel, NV
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Aliens are given their own highway in Rachel, Nevada, one of the most...

Aliens are given their own highway in Rachel, Nevada, one of the most "visited" UFO sites in the country.

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ET Highway is a great drive. The scenery was really nice and very different considering I live in the Hudson Valley of the great state of New York. You do have to watch out for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Millbrook, New York

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Millbrook, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ET Highway is a great drive. The scenery was really nice and very different considering I live in the Hudson Valley of the great state of New York. You do have to watch out for cattle on the road…unless you like your NY Steak Strip very very rare that is. There were times when you could see from horizon to... More 

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Lincoln Park, Michigan
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Out in the area for a geocaching run, weather was a little colder than we would have hoped for, but we still had a great time.

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Florence, South Carolina
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used this route on the way to Gerlach NV. Found some geocaches, stopped at the lil Ale'Inn and watched for UFOs!! A lonely road but a cool place.

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MichiganCity, Indiana
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The drive is great. Few motorist along the way. Curves through the mountains. The speed limit varies from 55mph to 75mph which I found it hard to do. Bring your own tunes to listen too because there is few if any radio stations.

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We took this route as suggested by our GPS on our way from Zion National Park to June Lake California. It was mind numbingly boring to say the least. Miles and miles of absolute nothing on a 2 lane road. Most all the road signs have been shot at (bullet holes). It also goes right through free range country, which... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Was visiting Area 51 and part of the drive was along NV 375 which was renamed the Extraterrestrial Highway after the movie Independence Day became popular. Most of it is wide open but there is a 5-6 mile stretch with a lot of twists and turns.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

If you are a ufo buff you have to visit Rachel and Area 51 although you won't see the little black mail box coz some git has pinched it...the little A le inn is the only place to get food and drink and you are made welcome by the 2 ladies who run the place it's also a gift shop......alien... More 

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Pune, India
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This wasn't an intended route we were to take but the moment we read about it, we were jumping in the car. So we decided to do this at 7 in the evening and by the time we hit this highway, it was pitch dark. And in that lies the fun of this route. This extends 88 Miles, however we... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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128 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This byway is one that deserves more visitation, just to enjoy the expansive views. Rachel and the timeless Twin Springs Ranch, a 5-generation family-owned cattle operation, are the only human settlements here. Enjoy the drive, enjoy the basin and range terrain and magnificent sky and clouds.

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Longmont, Colorado
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Desolate, hot, forbidding. Doesn't sound like a travel destination, but sounds like an excellent place to put a secret military base, right? This road will take us civilians the closest to Area 51 (well besides the 12 mile long dirt road to the "gate") It's actually quite beautiful country with huge boulders the size of buildings and miles of Joshua... More 

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