2 Week Route 66 Itinerary: The Ultimate American Road Trip

Of course, just driving around in an RV isn’t any fun unless you stop to see the sights. All The Comforts Whether you make it your last stop before rolling home or the first stop to establish a base camp for your adventures, the Route 66 RV Resort is good place to park the RV and get comfy. Where The Wild Things Are In some cities, you have whip around from one side of town to the other in order to enjoy attractions like a zoo or an aquarium. Albuquerque doesn’t have that problem. The complex might take a few days to properly explore. In addition to the normal attractions, special events like the River of Lights and sleepovers at the Aquarium provide the opportunity for special moments that you won’t be able to find almost anywhere else. Living In History Although New Mexico didn’t become a state until the early 20th century, it’s had a lot of history and a lot of people call it home long before that. You can wander the streets of Old Town Albuquerque and take in almost 10 city blocks full of classic adobe buildings, some of them dating back to the late 18th Century.

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No drugs or alcohol, period. After you get there Pajamas stay on the whole time. Ask permission and get a verbal yes before touching anyone. You are encouraged to change your mind.

Route 10 descends from NE, a s “New England Interstate” route established in Before route numbering, the road between New Haven and Northampton, Mass., was called the “College Highway”, as there was a college at each end and several prep schools along the route.

The back was a commissary stocked with bottles of water; jam and bread that toasted in the midday heat; and fruit that eventually liquefied. The wayback became the landfill. I followed a detour and was about to break the emergency glass Google Maps when I noticed roadside assistance ahead: Beyond the city outskirts, I could relax enough to swivel my head and watch the sideshow of attractions. I passed splashy Route 66 murals, diners dating from the Truman era and the Blues Brothers perched on the roof of an ice cream joint by the Joliet Correctional Center movie trivia moment.

I used up all of my camera memory by late afternoon and deleted photos of my family to make room for Route By the time I reached Towanda, in central Illinois, my legs were tingly. Pressing on the accelerator does not count as steps. I touched my toe on the red dot that marked my location, not far from the blue drip of Lake Michigan.

I had so far to go, including 60 miles of backtracking to Pontiac, Ill. I drove westward and picked up a late dinner at a Target in Bloomington, which I ate in my room at a faux chateaux. The following morning, I pulled a U-turn. For perspective, Jim Jones, a docent, stood next to the mural; he looked like a lowercase i. Inside the cultural center, Jim offered a personal tour of the collection.

Over 55s’ dream bucket list revealed – from getting tattoos to hitting Route 66

Louis from East St. One word of caution though, East St. Louis is a depressed area of Route 66 that might not be appropriate for the casual Route 66er – especially at night. I think East St. Louis is one of the saddest sections to be found on Route 66 today. It illustrates the darker side of our American culture.

Route 66 Attractions in the Springfield Region 1. Williamsville Historical Museum – Housed in a historic depot and two authentic railway boxcars, the museum offers photos and stories of the time Route 66 passed through town.

From Route 99 near Bakersfield to Route near Exeter. This segment remains as defined in In , Route 65 was signed along the route from Jct. The original routing for Route 65 ran along present day Route to Route This was all LRN , defined in The following portions of Route 65 were bypassed by freeway or expressway:

Planning Your Route 66 All-American Road Trip

The top 50 bucket list ambitions of the over 55s have been revealed Image: Getty Get daily news updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Driving Route 66, going to gigs and ‘getting the kids to move out’ have emerged among the top bucket list wishes for over 55s, according to a study.

Researchers found far from planning a pipe and slippers-style retirement, this generation of fifty-somethings are plotting dramatic changes during their golden years. While ‘seeing the world’ was top of the pile of ambitions, learning a foreign language and going to more concerts also ranked highly.

In , the original Route 66 passed through the capital of New Mexico, Santa Fe, at 7, ft. This section, however, was abandoned in in favor of a more .

Spanning more than 2, miles from Chicago to LA, there are hundreds of towns and stops throughout the eight states along the former route. Here are 34 attractions, stores and restaurants that you should plan to visit on your Route 66 road trip. First opened in , it was restored and reopened in It now shows two movies on Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week. Many towns and businesses along the route famously used cheesy gimmicks and attractions to get people to stop by.

Despite being located on private land, passersby are encouraged to visit them up close and even write or draw on the exteriors of the cars. Built in the s as a colossal homemade anniversary gift, the whale became part of a larger roadside attraction that closed in Though no longer open for swimming, the restored whale and picnic area are still a great spot to have a snack and snap a picture. Perhaps the best place to view the latter is the Sandia Peak Tramway.

From the observation deck 10, feet up , visitors can see a 11, square-mile panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, forests and valleys. Outside of its pop culture relevance, Winslow is also close to an amazing natural sight: For a quarter, you can play classic games in a recreation of a retro arcade.

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But can the venture really live up to its billing? Littered with old school diners, deserted gas stations and miles of straight, flat tarmac, it has become the ultimate trip into the American psyche. Can the North Coast become the same in Scotland? North Highlands The plan is to follow the detailed maps provided by North Highlands – which helps promote the route – and pick up local knowledge for stops along the way.

“I thought I was the only one who loved “Hank”, the drop-in. “In my University years I actually shadow-audited an entire year’s lectures on guess what? subliminal seduction (prof. Wilson Bryan Key) at the University of Western Ontario. – great site!”.

It may not be quite as easy to hook up with Thai girls as some other Southeast Asian girls, but it is still pretty dang easy. You can still find lots of good Thai women in Bangkok who have interest in foreign men. Of course if you just hang out in the lower Sukhumvit sexpat area and only deal with the bargirls and ladies of the night then that is all you will meet. This city has a whole lot more to offer than just Nana Plaza and Soi Cowboy as many expats know. In this post we will try and cover the best places to try and meet a good woman during the day, early evening, and in the nightlife.

We will mention some good places to go on a date, and also talk about foreign men meeting single girls in Bangkok online on Thai dating sites. Lets start with the day game and then move on from there. Sure, they can be crowded in the western world as well, but its not on the same level. You will see so many cute Thai girls in their university outfits that your head will spin, just remember to confirm a girl is of legal age before dating her.


No trip down the Mother Road is complete without making these unique stops. Built in , the bottle actually, a water tower is located at a now closed Brooks Foods plant. It stands 70 feet tall on top of a foot base. Meramec Caverns Drew Knowles From their rare, beautiful mineral formations underground to the picturesque LaJolla Natural Park above ground, these caverns near Stanton, Missouri, will make you fall in love with nature. They gained popularity thanks to Lester Dill, who opened the caves as a tourist attraction in He invested in the most effective advertising of that time to draw in visitors:

Historic Site, Museum, Tour East Spring Steet, Kingman ; The Bonelli House was built in It was the second home of the Bonelli Family built on the same site, after the original frame house dating back to burned down.

ACU badges benefit bikers 26 Nov Any motorcycle is better than a car, and not for blinkered, biker type reasons, it’s because you engage with the environment and the people in a far more intimate way. When it rains, you get wet, when the temperature drops, you get cold, and if those sound like reasons to take a car, they’re the opposite: Then there are the smells, from the moisture hungry lowland desert winds to the fresh pines and scented blooms as you climb to 7, feet on Arizona’s Kaibab Plateau, so magnificently scarred by the Grand Canyon.

If you’re taking someone with you — and you should, this is something you have to share — then bear in mind, passengers on motorcycles don’t get travel sick, and not all Route 66 is ruler-straight highway bisecting vast scenery, some of it snakes and wriggles through difficult, fascinating topography. The rolling, wallowing Cadillac of your fantasies is a vomit-inducing nightmare for passengers, and in a car you watch the world go by, on a motorcycle you experience it and have an adventure, in the scenery rather than observing it.

Want to chat about the things you’re riding past? Then get an intercom, there are several available with noise-cancelling microphones that let you speak clearly and easily.

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Track and series officials are hopeful that the third time in the charm. The event has fallen victim to mother nature on August 25th and again on September 9th. With the event being rescheduled for a Thursday night, series officials were forced to make this a non-points paying event. However, a stout field of cars, from diverse backgrounds, are still expected.

The BOSS event is run under the open tire rule and there is no minimum weight rule.

At S. West St. in Odell, there is a restored Depression-era gas station, which happens to be very cool. It was built in and served travelers on Route 66 until the s.

My boss is at the Grand Canyon the next few days and it really has made me want to work on the rest of this trip report before I forget everything. I set my alarm super early to get up and take one more Hot Springs soak. We checked out and headed to grab some breakfast but there was nothing near by that was open. We gassed up and hit the road.

It was a long driving day and we wanted to get it behind us so we could see our family sooner. Once we got to Hatch we stopped to buy some they are harvested once a year but they are sold frozen all year long. The place we stopped was unique and we ended up buying sauce and garlic but no Chillies. We passed a Muffler Man and needed a picture. So we moved on to the Valley Cafe.

I was leary going in…. But the food was really good and authentic. The Lemonade was so good and refreshing, which was great since whoa…spicy! Our waitress was great though and kept the refills coming.

Berwyn gears up for annual Route 66 Car Show

Our Tuesday night Salsa classes in St Kilda have been running for over 10 years Our classes are now held in two rooms not one More space, less noise and more comfort for you! Our first timers class starts at 7pm. Salsa is the world’s most popular Latin dance. It is loved because of it’s music, it’s origins and it’s many dance style’s.

Highlights of the many things to see in Oklahoma Route There are dozens of places to see and visit along Route 66 across Oklahoma. Experience Miami, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and authentic hometowns along the Mother Road where you’ll meet friendly people and .

The roadside attraction is now accessible as a great photo and souvenir opportunity for Route 66 visitors. The late Bill Shea Sr. Fulgenzi is committed to keeping the iconic filling station on the Route 66 corridor and has moved the station to Fulgenzi’s where it currently is being restored. The family has a picture dated , of the building in its Middletown location.

The picture shows a pump with a big glass globe at the top, the type commonly seen before electric pumps came into use in the s. He ran it as a Philips 66 Station until he went into the Army. When he came back he ran it for years. For a while it was the only gas station in Middletown.

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