America's Scenic Byways

Historic Route 66 - New Mexico

604 miles - 16 hours to drive the New Mexico section of the byway.

As you travel Route 66 in New Mexico, you can visit authentic Historic Route 66-era hotels, motels, trading posts and gas stations that have been lovingly restored and preserved. Wander through majestic mountains, breathtaking vistas, meandering ranch land, Indian reservations, Pueblo communities and spectacular sunrises and sunsets.