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Address: Albuquerque, NM 87121
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Beautiful Drive

I love the desert and this was just a beautiful drive. One more state to go till I have hit them all.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Pacific Beach, Washington
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Pacific Beach, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the desert and this was just a beautiful drive. One more state to go till I have hit them all.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best section is in Tucumcari but the abq part is pretty solid. It's been tatted up but you can still see what once was.

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Seminole, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had to just stroll ole Route 66 as it's historic, but lots of construction now to widen it etc. but still has old signs

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We our best to travel the old road to and from Oklahoma City with one area being a gravel road near the Texas line.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

An American icon! This area through Albuquerque is well worth the stop. Everything is well maintained.

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Highland, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great driving experience, just got a new Benz convertable and this made the drive even better. Lots of places to stop along the way, Trading Posts and shops, gorgeous scenery, This is the best of Route 66!

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The signs really take you there. Many places don't look like it has changed in 50 years. I plan to go back on my Indian motorcycle and ride 66 & 14

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were able to drive some of the old Route 66 when we were visiting the southwest last summer. There are some fun shops and diners still on Route 66. We enjoyed educating our children on why Route 66 was so important and how it changed America. They were amazed that a road could have so much impact. Much of... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I've section traveled a lot of 66 and this area has some great sites. Lots of neon signs, the music road, and plenty of good food.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It isn't a very time-consuming attraction but it's certainly worth checking out. If you drive at the speed limit on a designated section you'll hear your wheels hum the tune of America the Beautiful. Pretty cool if you ask me.

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