Let me get to the point: the Giant Red Arrow in Albuquerque, New Mexico is a must-stop roadside attraction on your Route 66 road trip.
Find this giant arrow in a parking lot in Albuquerque where it has been enticing travelers from the road since 1961. The 20-foot tall roadside attraction is painted a bright red color and juts out from a stone and cement base.
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The lot behind the giant arrow (formally known as Indian Plaza) is now home to a Whole Foods. So, when you pull over to take photos of the Albuquerque roadside attraction you can pick up some road trip snacks while you’re there.
Love this New Mexico roadside attraction? Check out these other fun road trip stops nearby: Tinkertown Museum, Singing Highway, Route 66 Diner, Owl Cafe, and the American International Rattlesnake Museum.
Giant Red Arrow
Address: 2101 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Cost: Free to See
Hours: Always Visible