Tijeras, New Mexico: Route 66 Musical Road

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Route 66, Tijeras, NM
West of town. I-40 exit 170, then drive east about 3.5 miles on Hwy 333/Route 66. Look for the Musical Road signs between mileposts 4 and 5, shortly after Route 66 crosses to the south side of I-40. The road is only musical driving eastbound.
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Route 66 Musical Road
Paid for by the National Geographic Channel for its series, "Crowd Control," the road plays part of "America the Beautiful" -- but only if you travel the speed limit: 45 mph. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Route 66 Musical Road

Very cool. Hard to find signs are gone. Between milepost 4 and 5 west of town on 333.

[Vickie Long, 03/04/2020]
Route 66 Musical Road

The song pavement is still there, though the blue music signs that marked it are gone. It can be a bit of a challenge to find just the right spot. The music is not very loud, but it was enchanting to hear!

[Joe Teeples, 12/05/2019]
Route 66 Musical Road

Make sure you are driving on the edge of the road as of it were those "rumblers" to wake you up.

[Busted Suitcase, 06/19/2018]
Route 66 Musical Road

This was great! My mom and I did it a couple times. And watched many people turning around to do it over and over.

[Peggy Olmstead, 06/27/2017]

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