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Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route

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Must see for American Graffiti lovers

Great self guided tour,describing the crusing experience of the 60's. This is George Lucas's... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
puffery
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Escondido, California
Just like the movie

Remember that movie with our young teens growing up with cars as their center of focus or maybe not... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Walker S
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San Diego, California
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7 Oct 2018
“Must see for American Graffiti lovers”
8 Jul 2017
“Nice Way to remember "American Grafitti"”
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1010 10th St, Modesto, CA 95354-0859
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Great self guided tour,describing the crusing experience of the 60's. This is George Lucas's hometown and he is loved and revered, here.There is a statue that has been erected to him.There are many murals downtown,that are exemplary examples of the cruising lifestyle of yesteryear.If you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank puffery
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Modesto is a nice place to visit, but more of a regular county office type location than a tourist attraction. The theatre district is a good place to start, and the Gallo Arts Pavilion dominates the downtown area. Unfortunately, confronted by homeless and/or D&D (Drunk...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank NJReviewer-2016
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Remember that movie with our young teens growing up with cars as their center of focus or maybe not the more important but right up there. Modesto is the historic scene for cruising the drag. Historic.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Walker S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a cool, artistic, display in Modesto! It was great seeing it online and then actually finding it around town!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MsKiesha
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Got to hear about the historic details of when Graffiti cruise began in Modesto. It's a cute little downtown area with lots of restaurants, shops, and friendly locals.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

The "Cruise" was much more fun in the old days when it was spontaneous on the weekends. The police now use the route to give all kinds of tickets for traffic infractions and the official cruise is limited to certain date cars. {My Ferrari's are...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Modesto is famous for being the subject for George Lucas' film American Graffiti. 10th and 11th Sts are where the original cruise used to happen in the 50s and 60s. There are 25 informational kiosks that tell you all about the history of the film,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank chrismodesto
Reviewed 15 November 2016

There are some scattered signs throughout downtown with some tidbits of random information. I am familiar with lots of golden oldies, but the walk of fame names are not quite legends. Google provides more relevant information about Graffiti Night, cruising and the history of Modesto...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank norcalgnome
Reviewed 20 October 2016

It is a fun way to relive the classic car culture that is so much a part of Modesto. George Lucas immortalized cruising and in away put Modesto on the Map with American Graffiti, The Historic Cruise Route markers were all curated by Lucas to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank beathappymusic
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