In Nob Hill, crafstmen make custom neon signs for local businesses.
Classic shakes and malts are served with a smile at the 66 Diner.
Neon arches along Route 66, now Central Avenue, light the way to the Nob Hill Neighborhood.
The KiMo Theatre in downtown Albuquerque is a Pueblo-Deco architectural gem dating from the 1920s. This is a must-see stop on any Route 66 tour.
Route 66 downtown, decorated with classic cars and painted with neon.
In downtown Albuquerque you can stay in a renovated retro motel or a high rise hotel.
Commemorative lamp posts mark Route 66 Downtown.
The Hiland Theater in Nob Hill was originally a movie theater along Route 66.
A historic motel exterior along Route 66 in Albuquerque.
This Route 66 collage depicts highlights of the Route 66 in Albuquerque.
Historic buildings line Central Avenue downtown.
Colorful banners announce Albuquerque's historic Downtown.
The Historic Nob Hill Shopping Center was built during the height of Route 66 as a travelers' stop. Today it houses unique shopping and restaurants.
The 66 Diner's lavish neon is typical of Central Avenue.
Follow the signs to trace the original Mother Road throughout New Mexico.
Classic cars still fit in along Albuquerque's neon-lit strip of Route 66.
Many neon signs still exist from the Route 66 era.
The Sandia Mountains are visible from nearly everywhere in the city, even in the heart of downtown.
Historic Route 66 is now Central Avenue, Albuquerque's main east/west artery.
Downtown on a perfect summer day.
Albuquerque's Route 66 history draws regular classic car shows.