If you take I40, you can pass through the 359 miles in a day with ease. But if you opt to let those drivers pass you by, you will find adventures and sights that lodge in your memory and remind you to take a deep breath, relax and enjoy the journey.
Beside the Snow Cap Drive-In, you should visit the barber shop across the street where Juan Delgadillo came up with a plan to bring visitors back to this town that the interstate left behind.
A couple of cowboys looking for trouble, the all-too-important girl worth fighting over, and a love triangle added up to fun and entertainment.
The longest preserved original stretch of the quintessential American roadway is in Arizona. About 15 miles east of Seligman, you can leave the interstate behind and travel 159 miles of Route 66 along the same road thousands have traveled.
There’s a whole world out there waiting to be explored … sometimes you just have to jump in the car and go get a burger.
A walk near the hotel yields a treasure trove of fun information.
It is a lonesome road, but in its starkness, there is beauty and serenity that can only be found when you avoid the beaten path.
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When our trip ended and we looked back on it, we were surprised to realize what we had accomplished. It was months in the planning and two full weeks on the road and, at least to us, an unqualified success. Here’s what we managed to do – by the numbers: 2697 Total Miles Driven We… Continue reading Route 66: By the Numbers