Road Trips & Travel

Why Is Route 66 Famous?

historic route 66 road sign

When it comes to legendary roads, few hold the mythos of Route 66, and certainly no other American highway matches it in sheer nostalgia. But Route 66 was not the first national highway to cross multiple state. It’s not the longest. It’s not even fully cross-country, starting instead in the Midwest before rolling out to …

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Route 66 Road Trip FAQ

RV rolling along Route 66

There are plenty of cool facts about Route 66, but when you’re getting ready to set out on the Mother Road, it’s more about time and mileage than history and attractions. Our Route 66 Road Trip FAQ is meant to help you better plan your Route 66 road trip, from determining how much time you …

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Cool Facts About Route 66

route 66 shield sign against rural backdrop

Route 66 is more than just an old road. It’s a legendary road that has been immortalized in popular culture in everything from classic literature to kids films. It’s got enough legend to have inspired the Disney franchise Cars, and a sort of haunting nostalgia that still draws thousands of motorists to drive its dusty …

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