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Grants, New Mexico (Route 66)

Grants is a city located in Cibola County, New Mexico, USA. It has a rich history and is closely associated with the famous Route 66, which was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway System and played a significant role in the development of Grants and the surrounding areas.

Route 66 Attractions in Grants, New Mexico.

  1. Mexico Mining Museum showcases the history of mining in the area, including uranium mining, which played a crucial role in the city’s development.
  2. Murals and Public Art: Along Route 66 and throughout the city, you can find colorful murals and public art installations that celebrate the history of Grants and its connection to Route 66
  3. Route 66 Roadside Stops: While driving through Grants on Route 66, you’ll come across some classic roadside stops, including diners, motels, and old gas stations that offer a nostalgic glimpse into the past.
  4. Neon Signs and Vintage Architecture: Like many Route 66 towns, Grants features some vintage neon signs and architecture that evoke the spirit of the highway’s heyday.
  5. Historic Route 66 Plaza: Grants has a dedicated Route 66 Plaza with a Drive Though Route 66 Shield, information, historic markers, and photo opportunities for visitors interested in the history of the highway.
  6. Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano

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