Holbrook is a town on Route 66 in Eastern Arizona, once known as the "town too rough for women and churches." The town makes a convenient base for visiting Petrified Forest National Park.

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As the nearest town to Petrified Forest National Park, and often gateway to Meteor Crater, Holbrook is small city focused on travelers - there are at least 10-20 hotels/restaurants/gas stations to choose among respectively. Excellent for travelers, but mostly for services and proximity to attractions, rather than as an attraction itself, though visitors following Route 66 will find it interesting.

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Map of Holbrook (Arizona)

Holbrook can be accessed via Route 66, or Interstate 40.

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Most traffic in and out of Holbrook is via I-40.

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Navajo County Courthouse and Museum

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Hashknife Pony Express
  • 1 Navajo County Fair, 404 E Hopi Dr, +1 928-524-4757, fax: +1 928-524-4756, . A 3-day event held annually in mid-September, includes exhibits and a rodeo.
  • Wild West Days, +1 928-524-6558. An annual event held in July, features reenactments, Native American dancers and Mexican dancers, as well as food and a parade.
  • Hashknife Pony Express. Held annually in mid-February, the highlight is a reenactment ride from Holbrook through Payson and on to Scottsdale, delivering specially-stamped mail.

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  • 1 Hopi Travel Plaza, 1851 State Hwy 77 (I-40 Exit 292), +1 928-524-6243, . Primarily known as a truck stop owned and operated by the Hopi Tribe, this facility hosts a monthly Native Market with jewelry and art. There is also a gift shop open daily.

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Numerous restaurants, though mostly within the categories of fast food, Mexican, or Steak/American.

  • 1 Butterfield Stage Co. Steak House, 609 W Hopi Dr, +1 928-524-3447. Daily 4PM-10PM. $10-30.

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  • 2 Safeway, 702 W Hopi Dr (next to Wigwam Motel), +1 928-524-3313. Daily 6AM-10PM. Hot and cold deli, pharmacy onsite.

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Wigwam Motel

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Routes through Holbrook
FlagstaffJoseph City  W   E  Petrified Forest NPAlbuquerque
FlagstaffJoseph City  W   E  Petrified Forest NPAlbuquerque
FlagstaffJoseph City  W   E  Petrified Forest NPDeming
Ends at    N   S  GlobeTucson

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