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Old Route 66

Travel back in time. See historic motels and diners on this road. Also old gas stations and... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
Marsha F
Akron, Ohio
Neon lights disappointing

For some reason I thought the old restored neon light signs would be more prominent. I guess I... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Daytona Beach, Florida
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Street with full range of nightlife from restaurants to bars to a comedy club and a musical theater.
Albuquerque, NM
Huning Highland Historic District
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Travel back in time. See historic motels and diners on this road. Also old gas stations and buildings. It is a fun journey back in time.

Thank Marsha F
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

For some reason I thought the old restored neon light signs would be more prominent. I guess I wasn’t expecting much, but it was still a little disappointing. It was still worth a drive though.

Thank B4614ORsandrab
Reviewed April 10, 2018

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

3  Thank Chad H
Reviewed January 3, 2018

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

6  Thank Teresa G
Reviewed January 3, 2018

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

4  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed December 31, 2017

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

3  Thank peeriariel
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Murals are everywhere. The city is thriving on art. You are likely to find dozens of art galleries, coffee shops, as well as boutique restaurants serving high-quality, gourmet food.

1  Thank Victoria W
Reviewed October 18, 2017

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

Thank swearengen
Reviewed August 14, 2017

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

Thank Lyndee H
Reviewed August 5, 2017

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

2  Thank DeanMurphy2020
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June 7, 2016|
Response from Bob O |
Standard Diner. it's quite good. in an old car repair station.