Cycling Route 66 in New Mexico

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Land of Enchantment

  • Day 9 Holbrook, AZ to Gallup, NM 100 miles

  • Day 10 Gallup, NM to Grants, NM 62 miles

  • Day 11 Grants, NM to Albuquerque, NM 79 miles

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El Rancho Hotel Lobby, Gallup Continental Divide Marker Santa Maria Mission
The lobby of the El Rancho Hotel in Gallup is full of pictures of movie stars who stayed there in while making movies in the 1930's. The continental divide is about 26 miles east of Gallup. The Santa Maria Mission is just east of Grants.
Old Silver Steel Bridge Large Rock Formations Along Rt 66 Scenic Landscape
An old silver steel bridge east of Grants Large rock formations became common in New Mexico. Route 66 still has great scenery!