We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Manuelito Visitor Center

Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Gallup, NM

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 10 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Very clean eastbound rest stop

This is an eastbound I-40 rest stop at the New Mexico and Arizona border. There is another but different rest stop on the westbound side 2 miles away. This stop is in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2016
Tennessee50plus
,
Springfield, Tennessee
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

10 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 9: English reviews
Brick, New Jersey
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice for the area casinos and bars with pawn and check cashing lots of homeless at all hours will not return

Helpful?
Thank fatguybbq
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling with dogs, this is the place to let them stretch their legs and get things moving.

Helpful?
1 Thank Tracy C
Springfield, Tennessee
Level Contributor
722 reviews
482 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 573 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

This is an eastbound I-40 rest stop at the New Mexico and Arizona border. There is another but different rest stop on the westbound side 2 miles away. This stop is in a beautiful location and it is very clean. Nice restrooms inside and a lot of brochures on New Mexico. There is some nice art work and photos. There... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Tennessee50plus
Spring Hill, Tennessee
Level Contributor
302 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Good place to stop to get some water or use the restroom. Lots of information available on things to do in and around the area.

Helpful?
1 Thank lagiant
Green Valley, Arizona
Level Contributor
416 reviews
200 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 443 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Conveniently located west of Gallup right on the south side of I-40, is this clean and informative Visitor Center run by the State of New Mexico and staffed by some of the friendliest and well trained people to help you plan your visit to New Mexico. You can browse at your on pace or ask for personal assistance. There are... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Joan W
Ottumwa, Iowa
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were given a lot of good information on what to see in the area. We were especially interested in Route 66 - what to see, where to go and especially the history of the Mother Road!

Helpful?
2 Thank kawslp
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
159 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This Visitor Center is closed from noon till 1pm because they go to lunch. So try not to get here during this time or you will have to wait outside in the heat (if it's summer o'course) as what happened to us. Anyway once it was finally open we were able to find lot of interesting brochures and maps. :)

Helpful?
3 Thank buf04
Villafranca di Verona, Italia
Level Contributor
82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Staff friendly and helpful on any information. Office clean and functional. Each type of information required. Thanks for the information given. Greetings from Italy.

Helpful?
Thank Madonero
Brookings, Oregon
Level Contributor
124 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

From the single photo on trip advisor, this looks like the place we happened upon when we were looking for a rest room in Red Rock Park, east of Gallup. We found the rest rooms, enjoyed the air-conditioning, and strolled through the museum with quite a bit of good local art and cultural exhibits. It was more than we expected... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank William L

Travelers who viewed Manuelito Visitor Center also viewed

 

Been to Manuelito Visitor Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Manuelito Visitor Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?