Daytime Exploration: History Itinerary

Make sure to stop for a breakfast burrito- red or green, Gallup has some of the best breakfast burritos in the region. Start your history journey at the Gallup Visitors Center (106 Hwy 66) at the Navajo Code Talkers Exhibit. From there head down to the Veterans Exhibit at the Comfort Suites Hotel (featuring Gallup’s own Medal of Honor Awardee Hiroshi Miyamura).  Down the road a bit further you can swing through the Red Rock Park Museum, which features a collection of historic native artifacts and histories of the tribes in the region.  Circle back toward Gallup and stop at the Gallup Cultural Center’s Storytellers Museum, where kachinas, train models, and sand paintings demonstrate even more of Gallup’s rich Native American History as well as the historic development of Gallup.  End your trip at the historic Rex Museum for formation about Gallup’s beginnings and rich coal mining history.