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Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

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Windsor, Canada
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Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

How is this road for driving, I driven all over the US. from Canada. Read good reviews on the views along this route. We are staying two days in Page and are coming from Albuquerque. Any suggestions

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1. Re: Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

Most of that route is easy, some parts go up and down mesas, but paved the entire way (from what I remember from our trip 12 years ago, lol) I am asssuming you will drive the entire route through the Hopi Mesa's to US 89 then north to Page.

We really enjoyed this road. Stopped and took a tour of Walpi, one of the very old Hope villages. ALso visited the Hopi Cultural Center on Second Mesa.

Take it slow, and enjoy the trip!

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2. Re: Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

The top speeds will be 65 MPH in the 'wide-open' areas, some areas, corridors, towns, villages, crossings, will require to slow to 35 mph.

Since your on State highway 264, you'll in several jurisditions re: Speed, State of AZ, Navajo Tribal, Hopi Tribal, and maybe County Sheriff.

Slow and steady, don't go much higher than speed limit, domestic animals, a horse, a cow, a dog can be a nuisance, yet realize too many houses and/or homesteads have turn turn-outs to their homes, traffic could be entering or exiting as well.

It is a scenic route to take, your looking at least 3+ hours of drive between Gallup and TUba City, AZ.

Aubrey, Texas
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3. Re: Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

That's a good road plus a scenic and interesting route. Check out the Hubbell Trading Post at Ganado along the way.

Windsor, Canada
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4. Re: Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

Thanks for the advise, sounds like an interesting drive, I think we will take this route and enjoy the landscape along the way.

5. Re: Driving Gallup to Page rt.264

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