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Milan, NM

Milan was named for Salvador Milan, a rancher that owned much of the land the town was built on.
Kachina Country
707 W. Route 66
The former Milan Motel has been home to Kachina Country for many years. This shop sells Kachina Dolls and jewelry. read more

Side Trip:
Turn south at Airport Rd (the first intersection west of Kachina Country) keep going until you go under a pair of I-40 bridges then turn east to the museum.

xWestern NM Aviation Heritage Museum
1116 N Dale Carnutte Rd, Milan, NM
The Museum at the Grants-Milan Airport is a collection of structures and artifacts from early transcontinental flight service ... read more

Back on 66:
Back track to Route 66 (Hwy 122) and head west, if you're headed to Los Angeles

xCrossroads Motel
1601 W Route 66
This vintage motel is located on Route 66 between Horizon Blvd. and Juniper in Milan ... read more
xCasa San Jose
2595 W. Route 66 (Why 122)
This appears to be an old mid-century motel that has been repurposed as some kind of private residential property ... 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.