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.
I had never been to ABQ before, so I didn't know what to expect. My hotel was near the airport, so a trip up to Central Avenue was easy to make. Lots of fun restaurants and shops are found on this main drag, which runs...More
If in the area, Central Ave is worth driving down, as there are quite a few old "Route 66" places that are still present. From where we were staying in our RV (American RV Park), it was a straight shot down Central to Albuquerque Old...More
So if you want to see the full range of Albuquerque, from, oh, trashy and abandoned to preppy and cool, to modest and almost semi-sort-of-"charming" (to stretch, no, I can't honestly commit to "charming" but I'm trying to be nice), drive the full length of...More
After few months of absence from visiting Central Avenue, we decided to take a walk in the so-called nice parts of Central, to feel the spirit of the holidays and reconnect with a long lost part of the city. To our dismay, we discovered a...More
I guess it depends on what section of Central you go to, but we enjoyed the area around Nob Hill and a mile or so near the Kimo Theater. Good for some Route 66 sites, and a number of spots for shopping and food. These...More
Central is the heart of Albuquerque with a straight street going down the middle of the city, on Central you'll find a lot of shops to check out from arts to restaurants, Central has a retro feel to it and it also can take you...More
I certainly did!☺ When U.S. Highway Route 66 (one of the first transcontinental highways) was established on November 11, 1926, it connected Chicago to Los Angeles, and passed through eight states. Surprisingly, Route 66 passed through Kansas for only 11¼ miles. (With construction of the...More