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Cubero, NM

The Cubero Loop is an old alignment of Route 66, it starts at the east end of Budville and ends at back at NM 124 at the Villa Cubero Trading Post. This page follows the newer alignment on NM 124.
xVilla De Cubero Trading Post
Route 66/Hwy. 124 at Cubero Loop. Did Ernest Hemmingway write part of the Old Man and the Sea in the cafe here, some say he did. ... read more
xGunn's Cafe
Route 66/Hwy. 124 at Cubero Loop
This old cafe stands across the road from the Villa De Cubero Trading Post ... read more
xMt. Taylor Motel
Route 66
Now this is what you call a motel ruins, a good part of the building has literally fallen down... read more
xObie's Longhorn Saloon
NM 124
On the south side of the road across from the Mt. Taylor Motel ruins. ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
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.