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Route 66

1415 Central Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87106
+1 505 224 2802
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Ranked #36 of 123 attractions in Albuquerque
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Fort Riley, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Back before the interstates existed...the Ma and Pa stores and businesses flourished along the old highways. Travel a piece of history and see what our country looks like without billboards, and stop and eat at one of the diners that has survived.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Over a lot of years, I have enjoyed venturing into this tradition-bound '50s era diner mostly for the comfort food popular when I was growing up as a kid in the '50s. Made sense to me, so I kept coming usually with a few months interval of time in between visits. But in the last six months, I have noticed... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The Route 66 section through the town was vibrant with plenty of good hospitality.We stayed in the town for 3 nights which was just perfect to do the Santa Fe route.Great drive also to Sandia Peak.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I road along this road visiting the famous Enchanted Mesa.The film the Grapes of Wrath was filmed along this road near Albuquerque. This road holds a special place in America's history.

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Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

In 1968 I drove my new 67 Mustang from Chicago to San Diego. I had the grossly overweight 390 CID V8 propelling the Stang. It couldn't go around corners too fast, but it could fly in a straight line. I managed get a speeding (surprise) ticket in Rolla MO. The ticket issuing officer looked like you would expect a 60s... More

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Was fun in the old days. Construction going on all the time. Most of the old character is gone, but if you buy a book or do some online research, it’ll help you find the landmark motels & restaurants.

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Sarasota, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Route 66 (I have traveled it in Illinois, Arizona and California) still exists in stretches. The unique architecture of roadside structures has been preserved in places and many localities have played up their Route 66 heritage with local festivals, historical markets, etc. It is especially picturesque in the Cajon Pass between Barstow and San Bernardino. Great views of the mountains... More

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Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

If you like good ol' Americana and love driving down the road, this is Mother of all road trips. Get a good book on RT66 or research it online before you head out. I did it a while back but heck they even have an app for it now http://roadtrip66.com/iphone-app/. I haven't tried that app but the point is read,... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We drove Route 66 from Illinois to Santa Fe, NM in July 2009. We drove thru towns that were no longer and towns that seemed to be thriving. Some towns were being rejuvenated such as Shamrock, TX. In some places, the road abruptly ended and we would have to turn around, drive back a couple of miles and take the... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Maybe we drove the wrong section - central ave in ABQ near UNM and Nob Hill. We went at night since some reviewers said it was fun to see all the lights. Just seemed like we were driving down a reg street and every once in a whole would see something that had "66" in its title. Every time I... More

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