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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico



Get your kicks on this New Mexico trip, which follows iconic Route 66 before ascending into breathtaking mountains. From distinctive southwestern architecture to mountain trails, this trip is a microcosm of the Land of Enchantment.


1. Gallup

Starting Point • Entertainment, Food, History

Start your journey along Route 66 in Gallup, a small city that celebrates the Mother Road in a big way. Along with numerous Southwestern restaurants and lots of art galleries and shops, popular attractions include the Navajo Code Talker Museum, which details how this Native American language helped win World War II. The historic Gallup Arts & Cultural District is filled with quaint antique shops and lovely murals.


Recommended Stopovers

USA RV Park • Gallup, NM – (505)863-5021


2. Albuquerque

Drive 146 miles, 2 hours, 5 minutes • Entertainment, History

Follow Route 66 to Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico and home to dazzling restaurants and festivals. The city’s gorgeous Pueblo Revival style of architecture and views of the Sandia Mountains to the east make it one of the nation’s most scenic towns. The quaint Old Town has been around since the Spanish founded the city in the early 1700s. Don’t miss a ride on the Sandia Peak Tramway, which will treat you to stunning views of the town below.


Recommended Stopovers

Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post • Albuquerque, NM – (505)831-6317

Route 66 RV Resort • Albuquerque, NM – (505)352-8000


3. Santa Fe

Drive 64.3 miles, 1 hour, 5 minutes • Entertainment, History

The state capital, Santa Fe is a charming and historic city dating back to 1607. An ordinance requires that buildings in the historic district be designed in the Spanish pueblo style, resulting in an off-the-charts aesthetic. Other popular attractions include the Museum of International Folk Art, which displays pieces from around the world, and the Palace of the Governors, one of the oldest continuously occupied structures in the country.


Recommended Stopovers

Santa Fe Skies RV Park • Santa Fe, NM – (877)565-0451


4. Taos

Drive 70.1 miles, 1 hour, 32 minutes • Entertainment, History

It’s no surprise that the little town of Taos packs a big influence in the art scene. Boasting stellar mountain scenery, it’s one of the most visually pleasing spots in the state, drawing creative types from all over the world to attend workshops and retreats. Several historic sites (over three dozen of which are official National Historic Places) are preserved here, including the San Francisco de Asis Mission Church and the stunning Taos Pueblo, which has been continuously inhabited for over a millennium.


5. Angel Fire

Drive 24 miles, 41 minutes • Outdoor Recreation, Quirky

Wilderness enthusiasts will love Angel Fire, known for its mountain recreation and Wild West history. This Southern Rockies destination is a fun place to visit throughout the year, with great skiing and snowboarding opportunities in the wintertime and all sorts of outdoor recreation opportunities come summer, including zip-lining, fly fishing, golfing, mountain biking and hiking. For an authentically Western experience, check out Roadrunner Tours, which offer horse-drawn wagon rides, and “cowboy dinners’” under the open sky.


Recommended Stopovers

Angel Fire RV Resort • Angel Fire, NM – (855)421-0308