Route 66: An Icon of American Culture
"The Journey is the Destination"
Route 66 still maintains that flavor of "Real America", with its friendly people, small town values, Mom-and-Pop stores, vintage service stations, neon signs, motels and diners... Americana
National and State Parks
Natural landmarks and outdoor activities
Some of America's greatest outdoor scenic spots are located near Route 66. Get full information about them... Parks and outdoors
Lodging along Route-66
Relax and unwind
Route 66 has a wide choice of hotels, motels, lodges and inns. Some of them are historic vintage sites where you can rest and enjoy... Hotels
The Route 66 Travel Guide:
Choose a town for full details...
Towns along Route 66 by State
States from East to West, towns also
Alphabetical list of Towns
Visit our Blog
Route 66 Blog, Tips, info and advice
Route 66, State by State information
A Guide From Chicago to Los Angeles...
Plan your trip from California to Illinois, a state-by-state guide on Route 66: its alignment, itinerary, towns and sights, map, things to do, places to visit and more!
City by City Travel Guide with full information on each town along the way (accommodation, sights and landmarks).
Route 66 Trivia
Route 66 crosses the San Andreas fault in a place known as Blue Cut in the Cajon Pass, CA
It passed through Eight States: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.
The Kansas segment is the shortest of the whole Route 66: barely 13 miles long.
The New Mexico segment is the longest of them all: 392 miles.
The route is over 2,000 miles long: 2,448 miles in 1926
Contemporary mileage is 2,278 mi.
Route 66 Attraction of the month May 2019: Santa Fe, New Mexico
US 66 shield, Petrified Forest National Park and Motel Sign by Austin Whittall.
Drawing Designed by Freepik
Banner image: Dead Man's Curve, Laguna New Mexico by Perla Eichenblat.