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Mesita, NM

Mesita is at I-40 exit 117, that is approximately where the 1926 and 1950s alignments of the Mother Road meet. To continue on Route 66 take the first turn going west on the north side of I-40.
xOwl Rock
Hwy 124 1.6 Miles west of I-40 Exit 117
The image in the photo of this large rock really speaks for itself. It's a pleasnt surprise as you travel old Route 66 west of ... read more
xDead Man's Curve
.5 Miles west of Owl Rock on Hwy 124
The sign doesn't do justice to the actual curve in the road, it's more of a fairly sharp u-turn ... 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.