Has any road in the world been immortalized in popular culture more than Route 66? It’s featured in some of the most popular songs and movies and is one of the USA's most iconic attractions. Become captivated by the stretch of road that is two thousand miles long, running from the Windy City, Chicago, all the way to the City of Angels, Los Angeles. Witness a history lesson in contemporary America as you pass through some of the country’s most archetypal roadside scenes.
“If you ever plan to motor west, travel my way, take the highway that is best. Get your kicks on Route 66” – Nat King Cole
Dubbed America’s “Mother Road”, Route 66 manages to capture the culture and diversity of the country. During your journey you will discover more about America than you ever thought possible and meet some unique and interesting characters along the way.
There are endless things to see and do along Route 66, here are a few of the best:
Stay in an original Wigwam Motel not far from the Grand Canyon
See the fascinating Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas
Pass throught the stunning Painted Desert in Arizona
Cross the Mississippi River on the Chain of Rocks Bridge
Visit the record-breaking Totem Pole Park, Oklahoma
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Dubbed as the ‘Mother Road’, experience the best of American culture and see some of the State’s most recognisable attractions as you journey along legendary Route 66. Continue your adventure beyond the path of Route 66 and onto California’s Pacific Coast Highway 1 wher....
Travel along Route 66 and create a new chapter in your life full of wonder and adventure. This is a journey like no other…live wild and free and let curiosity lead the way.
See the famous Blue Whale of Catoosa in Oklahoma
Gaze out along the famous Amboy Crater, California
Finish your trip on Santa Monica's iconic pier
Route 66 will take you on a journey that changes your perspective of American culture. Press your nose against the window and peer into another time, or travel with the roof down and let the freedom of the open road blow through your hair.
Route 66 is not only the best road in America. It’s the best road trip in the world.
"Funks Grove Pure Maple Syrup is a rare Route 66 souvenir that actually predates the road"
The allure of Route 66 is not only down to the memorabilia, architecture and culture of the USA, it’s the beautiful American landscape. Pass Arizona's mesmerising Painted Desert that encompasses over 93,000 acres and stretches over 160 miles. Take a dip in the Blue Hole of Santa Rosa and see the world’s best preserved meteorite impact site on earth at Meteor Crater.
A Route 66 road trip wouldn’t be complete without a visit to at least one ghost town and there are plenty of opportunities to experience some spooky landmarks along the way. The former mining town of Calico is visited by people from all over the world and offers stunning views across the surrounding Mojave Desert.
Dine at some of the most vibrant places along Route 66, from traditional American diners to more modern establishments. Start your day with an awesome breakfast at Lou Mitchell’s Restaurant in Chicago, and be sure to head to the Luna Café, Illinois, where the infamous Al Capone dined.
Route 66 offers an unforgettable journey through America's past and present. Live in the now and let Route 66 carry you along on the greatest ride of your life.
No two experiences across Route 66 are the same. Known as “The Main Street of America” you'll fall madly in love with the culture and way of life along Route 66. There’s so much to see and do. Dive head-first in everything Route 66 has to offer, try all the food you come across and stop off at every landmark you see…it’s totally worth it!
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