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Las Vegas, New Mexico
The town of Las Vegas, New Mexico wants you to know that it’s the original Las Vegas. Don’t worry, you won’t get it confused with the similarly named city, a few hundred miles to the west. But you might get confused by the fact that it’s actually two towns in one, with two distinct downtown districts, that are merely a few blocks apart, but both loaded with their own character and history. I didn’t know that, as I wandered off Route 66 (the original alignment bypassed the city by just a few miles, on its way to Santa Fe). Adding …