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  1. 2 Week Route 66 Itinerary: The Ultimate American Road Trip

    Route 66 is the ultimate American road trip and we've put together a comprehensive 2 week Route 66 itinerary to help drivers navigate this historic route. The detailed day-by-day Route 66 itinerary covers all the basic details (mileage, general route) and sightseeing highlights along the 2,400 mile route. We cover quirky Route 66 roadside attractions, historical buildings, vintage roadside ...

  2. The Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip Guide

    The so-called "Mother Road" slides through endless farmland, forgotten towns, and the spectacular desert of the American West. The scenery is a thrill, but it's the stops and sights along the way ...

  3. Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip Planning Guide

    A Route 66 road trip is a driving adventure along what is probably the most famous road in the world. Historic Route 66 spans over 2,400 miles and crosses 8 states, starting in Chicago, Illinois and terminating at the Pacific Coast in Santa Monica, California. Given its "66" designation in 1926, it became a well-traveled highway, bringing ...

  4. 1 Week on Route 66: The Ultimate USA Road Trip Itinerary

    Day 1: Chicago - St. Louis. Route 66 officially starts in Chicago. As with many roads, Route 66 changed over the years, and there are a number of different versions of the road, which are referred to as alignments. Chicago is no different, and there are in fact two official starting locations.

  5. The Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip Itinerary

    Section 1 - From Chicago to Oklahoma. Driving straight time: 12 to 13 hours. Chicago, Illinois: Kick off your trip at Grant Park and snap a picture at the "Begin Route 66" sign. There are plenty of fun things to do in Chicago to keep the whole family busy. We recommend starting with a trip to Wrigley Field before heading up Willis Tower and then crossing the road to try deep-dish pizza ...

  6. Route 66 road trip guide with interactive maps

    Use this guide for either westbound (Chicago to Santa Monica) or eastbound (Santa Monica to Chicago) travel along Route 66. For simplicity, this page is organized from east to west, as that's the most popular way to experience the route. Should you venture from California to Illinois, just start by reading the section on California and work ...

  7. Route 66 road trip planner: The best stops along the way

    Kingman and Oatman, Arizona. A key stop on the Route 66 pilgrimage, Kingman houses the unusually comprehensive Arizona Route 66 Museum. In the Powerhouse Visitor Center, it traces the history of the westward route back to when it was an Indian trail, wagon train route and railroad line before it carried road trippers.

  8. Route 66: 14 day road trip itinerary

    So one of the first questions that I get asked is whether 14 days is enough to do the road trip. Yes, you can do Route 66 in 14 days. Your driving mileage will vary each day from 100 - 250 miles and you'll move on to a different destination each day. I'd definitely be aware of the fact that it's quite an intense driving time.

  9. Route 66 in 10 days: an itinerary to copy

    The first question to consider is whether 10 days is enough to drive Route 66. Yes, you can do Route 66 in 10 days. Your driving mileage will vary each day from 150 - 300 miles and you'll move on to a different destination each day. 10 days on Route 66 is definitely quite an intense driving time with 4 hours+ driving each day.

  10. The Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip Guide

    A Route 66 road trip is one of the great road trips in America. Known as The Mother Road and the Main Street of America, Route 66 was the main thoroughfare through the United States for decades. This historic route runs from downtown Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California, covering a total distance of about 2,400 miles (3,900 km).

  11. The Best 2 Week Route 66 Road Trip Itinerary

    Day 3: St. Louis, MO. The next two days are all about exploring top attractions along Route 66 in Missouri, primarily in St. Louis and Springfield. You'll go from visiting world-famous landmarks to the inside of mineral caves.

  12. Route 66 road trip: 1 week itinerary to copy!

    Day 7: Kingman, AZ - Santa Monica, CA. Miles to drive: 335. Our last day on Route 66 is that last grab for the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica. Before you get there you have the Californian Mojave desert to get through and with that comes ghost towns and old relics of the past.

  13. Route 66 Planner

    a. Getting to Route 66. In step one you defined the possible starting and ending cities of your road trip; now you can use our Route 66 Road Trip Planner to check their location on the map, and see the distance and driving time between them. Also, start thinking about getting from your home to the starting point and from the end point back home.

  14. The Ultimate Guide to a Route 66 Road Trip

    For road trippers, Route 66 offers a unique blend of nostalgia, adventure, and the freedom of the open road. This guide presents 15 essential tips and destinations for anyone planning the ultimate Route 66 road trip. From classic diners and quirky roadside attractions to natural wonders and bustling cities, these insights will ensure your ...

  15. The Ultimate Route 66 Road Trip

    But there's something about a Route 66 road trip that just screams "America.". And if you're looking for a particularly epic journey to take on in 2019, this historic roadway might just be calling your name, too. Covering almost 2,500 miles of the very heart of our country, Route 66 is one of our nation's most beloved highways.

  16. Route 66 Travel Guide

    The Complete Online Route-66 Travel Guide. Last Updated: 08.Dec.2023. By Austin Whittall. Plan your Route 66 Road Trip with our online Travel Guide. Learn all about its attractions, top sights, landmarks, what to see and do, where to stay. How to hire a car and book your hotel. Use our planning tool to plan the Road Trip of your life!

  17. How to Spend 3 Days Traveling Route 66 in Missouri

    402 E. Washington Blvd., Cuba. Open daily 6am-2pm. Fanning 66 Outpost. Missouri has a lot of interesting "claims to fame," and being home to the world's largest rocking chair is one of them. Constructed in 2008, it stands at a towering 42 feet and weighs around 27,500 pounds.

  18. Historic U.S. Route 66 2024 Travel Guide and Trip Planner, tips for

    Travel Guide to Historic Route 66: The Mother Road . Route 66 was one of the United States' first continuous stretches of paved highway, and served as a major path for those who migrated to the West. "The Mother Road" was established on November 11, 1926, and ultimately stretched 2,448 miles (3,940 kilometers) from Chicago to Los Angeles.

  19. Route 66

    If you are considering a road trip alongside Route 66 look no further - in a series of blog posts "Route 66 - The Journey of a Lifetime" we will share all information needed to ensure you make an informed decision and have lots of fun, should you decide to travel along the Mother Road! We have taken Route 66 for our Honeymoon, but it is a road trip well suited for both family and ...

  20. Your Essential Guide to a Route 66 Road Trip

    Image Credit: Shutterstock / IVAN DANN. The end point of Route 66, marked by a classic pier with rides, games, and stunning ocean views. A Route 66 road trip is an immersive dive into the ...

  21. Where It Starts & Ends: 12 Things You Can Still See On Old Route 66

    At precisely 1,139 miles from both Chicago and Los Angeles, this restaurant was open 24 hours a day during the height of travel on Route 66. Established in 1928, this diner served hungry travelers ...

  22. Why Route 66 is still the best way to see

    A life-sized statue of Marilyn Monroe stood outside the Polk-A-Dot Drive In in Braidwood, Illinois - one hand pressed to her face; the other wrangling a blush-pink dress, whipped up by the wind ...

  23. Summer Road Trip: Getting Your Extra Delicious Kicks On Route 66

    A sign of the times. As vintage car enthusiasts know, Route 66 was one of the nation's first modern highway systems. The 2,400-plus mile stretch opened in the 1920s, cobbled together from ...

  24. Driving Route 66? Here Are 19 Historic Restaurants Worth a Pit Stop

    Amboy, California. Roy's started as a gas and service station in 1938, an oasis on Route 66 in the Mojave Desert. It soon grew to include a cafe and cabins for overnight rentals, and supported a ...

  25. 2101 W Route 66 #401, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

    Zillow has 19 photos of this $18,000 1 bed, 1 bath, 425 Square Feet manufactured home located at 2101 W Route 66 #401, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 built in 1988.

  26. The Best Things to Do in New Mexico This July

    Each day, visitors can find one-of-a-kind treasures and travel thousands of miles in just a few steps. "You are greeted with this sense of wonder," says Stacey Edgar, executive director of IFAM. "The Railyard is transformed into a global market that brings the world together." ... ROUTE 66 SUMMERFEST July 20 Albuquerque's Nob Hill ...

  27. ‎The TravelOK Podcast on Apple Podcasts

    This podcast will educate you on in state travel, inspire you to take a day trip to a state park and entertain you with thrilling stories from experts in their industry across Oklahoma. ... The Oklahoma Route 66 Association is a not-for-profit organization made up of volunteers who are dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Route 66 ...

  28. Route 66 in summer: too hot and busy or a perfect road trip?

    The weather along Route 66 in Summer can be relied upon to be generally hot, although you'll still find quite a distinct change as you go along the road and through different states. Summer through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and eastern Oklahoma can be hot but also humid as well. As you drive west the humidity changes for a drier heat.

  29. Visit Elektrostal: 2024 Travel Guide for Elektrostal, Moscow Oblast

    Travel guide resource for your visit to Elektrostal. Discover the best of Elektrostal so you can plan your trip right. Vacation Packages. Stays. Cars. Flights. Support. All travel. Vacation Packages Stays Cars Flights Cruises Support Things to do. My Account. Members can access discounts and special features.

  30. Overnight Ramp Closures Planned at Route 28/I-66 Interchange Next Week

    FAIRFAX - The ramp from Braddock Road/Walney Road to Route 28 South, I-66 East, and 66 Express Lanes West is scheduled to be closed during the overnight hours on Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for finishing construction work as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. Traffic will be directed to Westfields Boulevard, follow signs to Route 28 South ...