"Navajo Shopping on Route 66" Top 5 Page for this destination Gallup by atufft
Gallup Travel Guide: 53 reviews and 138 photos
We didn't have but a few minutes to explore the town, so this is certainly not the last word. But, at first blush Gallup reveals itself to be one of the few Route 66 towns in New Mexico that is generally intact at the downtown strip. The Navajo shops and old buildings make it a good base for jewelry shopping and Indian reservation exploration.
While many of the roadside vendors sell silver and torquoise, most sell at prices far above the real market value. Forget the so-called discounts. Stop in Gallup and look around.
- Pros:Great Route 66 center for Navajo Art Shopping
- Cons:Still a ways east of Navajo Reservations
- In a nutshell:Gallup is worth the stop for the shopping at reasonable prices
The flea market is an open air space of dirt north of town where vendors gather every Saturday. The collections jewelry,... more travel advice
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