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Holbrook, AZ

There are enough Route 66 landmarks in Holbrook to make it a main stop on any tour of the Mother Road.

xWhiting Brothers Motel - East
2402 Navajo Blvd.
The 1966 Whiting Brothers Motor Hotel has become the Sahara Inn. This one of three motels they operated in ... read more

xWhiting Brothers Gas Station
2220 (?) Navajo Blvd.
This streamline Moderne former Whiting Bros. Station uses petrified wood pillars to support the canopy ... read more
x66 Motel & Hilltop Cafe
2105 Navajo Blvd.
This 1948 motel is still in business, originally it had 28 rooms with carports. The Hilltop Cafe was ... read more

xEl Rancho Motel & Restaurant
867 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ 86025
In 1950 the restaurant here was called Chuck Wagon. ! ... read more

xYoung's Corral Building
865 Navajo Blvd.
There are a couple of neat murals on the sides of this building. ... read more
xPow Wow Trading Post & Motel (Closed)
752 Navajo Blvd.
The Pow Wow Trading Post dates back to 1946 and was originally a motel with a curio shop. The motel rooms were ... read more
xAmerica's Best Value Inn
720 Navajo Blvd.
In 2015 the former 1958 Holbrook Motel was the America's Best Value Inn. In between it ... read more
xHistoric Navajo County Courthouse
Like so many local museums this one is crammed full with interesting artifacts and memorabilia. On summer evenings ... read more
xMester's Automat Cafeteria
168 Navajo Blvd.
The former Campbell's Coffee House became Mester's Automat Cafeteria sometime after the mid-50's. ... read more
xJ J Trading Post
100 N. Navajo Blvd.
The sign on this building says "Oldest Trading Post on... ", which makes me wonder if it said "Route 66"? ... read more
xHistoric Holbrook Railroad Depot
Navajo Blvd., just south of Hopi Dr.
The Holbrook Depot was originally built in 1888 as a freight depot. In 1907 and 1912 additions were made and ... read more
xGillespie Park
Navajo Blvd. at E. Hopi Dr.
There is a bronze dinosaur sculpture in the park next to Joe & Aggie's ... read more
xJoe and Aggie's Diner
120 W. Hopi Dr.
Joe & Aggie's Diner dates back to 1943 and serves American and Mexican food. The cafe has been in its ... read more
xRoxy Theater
153 W. Hopi Dr.
The Roxy Theater open in 1954 and has 327 seats. It was closed in 1994 and reopened in 2003 after a renovation project. ... read more
xRomo's Restaurant
121 W. Hope Dr.
Romo's Restaurant serves both Mexican and American food. ... read more
xHolbrook Inn
235 W. Hopi Dr.
The former Woods Inn became Pope's Inn and later the Holbrook Inn. Check out the great Googie Style sign! ... read more
xBrad's Desert Inn
301 W. Hopi Dr.
The 18 room Brad's Motel opened in 1960 or 61 and later became Brad's Desert Inn ... read more
xRoseway Inn
310 W Hopi Dr.
The former Hiway House Motel was a part of the Sentry Motel System and later became the Royal Motel and then ... read more
xWestern Motel
521 W. Hopi
The Route 66 Self Storage was formerly the Western Motel and it dates back to the 1950s.The sign for the Western Motel is now at the Butterfield Steakhouse. ... read more

xChief Motel Site
608 W. Hopi Dr.
All that's left of the Chief Motel is a long wall painted with a Route 66 map. The motel burned down in 1975. . ... read more

xButterfield Stage Company Steakhouse
609 W. Hopi Dr.
Has the sign from Western Motel. The Motoraunt Coffee Shop opened in 1927 and developed into ... read more
xEconomy Inn
612 W. Hopi Dr.
The former Sea Shell Motel opened in the 1940's and later became the Whiting Brothers Motor Hotel then the ... read more
xFormer Whiting Brothers Headquarters
728 W. Hopi Dr.
The building had a large Welding Services & Supply sign on the roof when this photo was taken. ... read more
xFormer Mobile Gas Station
711 W. Hopi Dr.
This streamline moderne style gas station & garage stood next to Wigwam Motel. Last used as a muffler shop it's gone now ... read more
xWigwam Motel
811 W. Hopi Dr.
A large teepee once stood where the office is today and served as the office for the motel and a Texaco ... read more
xGlobetrotter Lodge
902 W. Hopi Dr.
This was a Whiting Brothers Motor Hotel that became the Sun 'n' Sand Motel before becoming the Globetrotter Lodge. ... read more
xSundown Motel & Coffee Shop
911-15 W. Hopi Dr.
The former Sundown Motel and Coffee Shop buildings are still standing, but have been repurposed for other uses. ... read more
xPlainsman Restaurant
1001 W. Hope Dr.
The closed Plainsman Restaurant sign recalls period in the 1880's when cowboys of the Aztec Land and ... read more
xSandman Motel
1008 W. Hopi Dr.
This is the former Chief Motel. There two Chief Motels in Holbrook, this one was built in 1956, which ... read more
xStar Inn
1009 W. Hopi Dr.
The former Desert View Lodge originally had 23 units, in 1956 an 11 unit second floor was added. It was the first ... read more

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xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.