Category Archives: Route 66

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

Posted on in Breweries, coffeeshops, MINI Takes the States, Museums, National Parks, Route 66, Small Town USA, Story | 0 comments

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…

The Coleman Theatre: a beautiful Route 66 surprise

Posted on in Oklahoma, Roadside Awesomeness, Route 66, Small Town USA, Story | 0 comments

When you think “beautiful historic theatres,” you most likely imagine the famous opera houses of NYC and the east coast, but one of the most incredible theatres in North America is actually on Route 66…

It’s official! William Shatner is riding his crazy motorcycle across Route 66

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All those rumors back when this project seemed like a complete pipe dream have turned out to be true… William Shatner did build this completely insane motorcycle and he is taking it out on the Mother Road this summer… Well, mostly…

Discover Pontiac: Illinois’s quintessential Route 66 town

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Most of us immediately think of the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona when we hear “Route 66,” but don’t forget about the hundreds of miles that travel right through the heartland of America. Of all the charming towns we’ve visited along Route 66, our favorite has to be Pontiac, IL, and here’s why…