Category Archives: Route 66

Atlanta, IL: This little Route 66 town packs a big punch with the Palms Grill Cafe

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Fun photo ops and the best darn pie you’ve ever tasted at the Palms Grill Cafe make Atlanta, IL an excellent Route 66 destination or even a quick I-55 detour…

Cuba’s The FourWay is Missouri’s must-eat Route 66 restaurant

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Family owned and operated in a historic former Route 66 filling station, The FourWay in Cuba, MO is the perfect Mother Road restaurant…

See why Petrified Forest National Park is a magical detour from I-40

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With beautiful landscapes and fascinating history, a drive through Petrified Forest National Park is a welcome break from the monotony of I-40…

66 Diner: Albuquerque’s phenomenal Route 66 blast from the past

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Retro styling, hand-dipped milkshakes, and a jukebox set to the oldies come together to make the 66 Diner in Albuquerque, NM a Route 66 classic…

The Blue Whale of Catoosa: the coolest anniversary gift ever

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Now a Route 66 icon, the famed Blue Whale of Catoosa is actually the most wonderful anniversary gift ever given…

Top 10 places we went in 2016 and why you should go there in 2017

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From Yellowstone’s Old Faithful to Route 66 to space shuttles, we saw some amazing things in 2016. Here are the 10 best places we visited this year…

These 8 Route 66 gas stations epitomize the Mother Road

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Nothing captures the essence of Route 66 quite like an old filling station. These are some of our favorite old gas stations along America’s famed Route 66…

Traveling America kept me sane through the nastiest of elections

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The vote is in, but most of us feel battered and bruised- regardless of the outcome. These truths from traveling give us hope for whatever may lie ahead…

Goodguys Road Tour Day 3 Recap: Salvage Yards to Vintage Race Cars

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A huge salvage yard, the real-life “Ramone’s” from the movie Cars, a Route 66 Museum, and an incredible collection of vintage race cars and pre-war beauties… All on Day 3 of the Goodguys Road Tour…

Goodguys Road Tour Day 2 Recap: Route 66 and a big Texas-style party

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Route 66 cruising, another breakdown, and a big Texas welcome in Amarillo. Here’s a recap of Day 2 of the Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tour…