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The total driving distance from Albuquerque, NM to Phoenix, AZ is 466 miles or 750 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It ends in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Albuquerque NM is located at 5,000 feet above sea level with comfortable a high desert climate year round. Summer heat in Phoenix can reach up to 105 degrees. If you are driving in summer remember to pack lots of drinking water and have regular stops along the way. We suggest a stop at Holbrook AZ
We suggest a stop at Holbrook AZ. Holbrook is 234 miles from Albuquerque and 186 miles from Phoenix. It's the gateway to the Petrified Forest National Park and has the most unique American "wild West" heritage according to VisitArizona.com because of its proximity to Native American reservations.
It is a city on Route 66 and is the most popular stop in town is the WIgwam Village #6 Motel. You'll stay in a 21 feet wide and 28 feet high authentic teepee if you book a room at the Wigwam Village. Antique cars including the founder, Mr. Lewis Studebaker are parked permanently along Wigwam Village to give visitors the feel of the 50s.
The motel was completed in 1950 and the rooms have the original handmade hickory furniture. Wigwam Village Motel is part of the Arizona State Historic Preservation. There is a museum at the property. And according to NPS.gov, it showcases Mr. Lewis personal collection of Indian artifacts, Civil War memorabilia, Route 66 collectibles, and a petrified wood collection.
There were 7 Wigwam Village Motels in the United States but only 3 have survived today including Wigwam Village #6 Motel in Holbrook AZ.
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