ON 66 - Kids and their parents can find travel tips and ideas for
exploring Route 66, buy a guidebook aimed specifically at parents traveling the
Mother Road with their children, or take a virtual trip down 66 with Scout, the
"rat terrier road warrior" who serves as the mascot for this Web site
designed just for families.
66 NEWSLETTER - Read all about the latest happenings and upcoming events on
WEB NEWSROOM @ AZREPORTER.COM - Daily Web News for the Daily Web Surfer.
HIGHWAYS: FROM U.S. 1 TO U.S. 830 - The complete list of past and present U.S.
routes, maps, photos, Standard Oil, Dixie Highway, old driver's manuals, the
early days of 66 and more!
CITY - U.S. ROUTE 66 - Information, Photos, Stories, History, and Collectibles
relating to Chicago and the Mother Road.
BREAK ON ROUTE 66 - A collection of links to help college students (and others)
plan the ultimate spring break road trip on Route 66.
OF ROUTE 66 - Search engine for businesses and websites located along Route 66.
If you have a website that deals with Route 66 or your business is located in a
community on Route 66, then submit your site. It's FREE!
- The Heart of the Ozarks on the web. Local interest website in Joplin, Missouri
with links to many of the local attractions, sites, restaurants, hotels, parks
and lots more!
- is dedicated to backroads travel and the adventurous side of the great
American roadtrip: Colorful History, Natural Wonders, Roadside Attractions,
Vanishing America. Lots and lots of photographs. Drew Knowles, author of the
Route 66 Adventure Handbook.
LEGENDS OF AMERICA - The
travel site for the nostalgic and historic minded! History-rich travel
destinations of the American West including Route 66. This site is also home to
the Rocky Mountain General Store. Here you will find one of a kind and
"Hand Picked" items especially made for Legends of America.
ESCAPES - A comprehensive and detailed resource website dedicated to the history
of Texas towns, museums, historical sites and much more.
COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Information about the towns of Wildorado, Vega,
and Adrian, Texas at the midpoint of Route 66 and Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.
MOJAVE DESERT INFORMATION CENTER -
PARK SERVICE & BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
707 W. Broadway,
Needles, CA 92363
Tuesday – Sunday;
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Website for Needles BLM:
Mojave National Preserve and Bureau of Land Management public lands.
Displays and photos of desert information and wildlife. A very informed
staff invites you to drop in and look around. Also, other information from
Las Vegas, to Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA.
Needles, CA Chamber of Commerce
100 G. St., Needles, CA 92363
Monday – Friday; 9:30 am
– 2:00 pm
Local information about
businesses and recreational opportunities in the tri-state area.
FALLS HOTELS - Budget, Standard class accommodation, hotels with children
facilities, business accommodation in Niagara falls or suburbs.
FRANCISCO HOTELS - All San Francisco hotels by categories: tourists class
(cheap hotels), first class, standard class, deluxe hotels.
HOTELS - Low and Discount Rates in Chicago hotels, real
time secure hotel reservations.
66 RECOMMISSIONING INITIATIVE - The Route 66 Recommissioning Initiative
seeks to put U.S.
Highway 66 back on The Nation's road atlases as well as improve signage and
continuity by reinstating or "recommissioning" its official U.S. Route
- Everything, Texas, It's all right here. Come visit the great state of Texas
home to the famed Cadillac Ranch. You will find Campgrounds, National Parks,
State Parks, Lakes, Attractions, Lodging and much much more.
PACIFIC RAILROAD - PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY MUSEUM - The first
transcontinental railroad was completed when the rails of the Union Pacific,
reaching westward from Omaha, Nebraska, and
those of the Central Pacific Railroad, reaching eastward from Sacramento,
California were joined, completing the coast-to-coast connection. View our great
collection of historic photos, including the May 10, 1869 photo of the
completion site of the transcontinental railway at Promontory Summit, Utah. This
location is now known as the "Golden Spike National Historic Site".
UPSTATE NEW YORK ROADS -
Welcome to UpstateNYroads.com. As you can probably tell by the name of the site,
here you'll find information about the roads in Upstate N.Y. Click around a bit,
you'll find exit lists, photos, information on all 62 counties within the state
and a whole lot more.
PENNSYLVANIA HIGHWAYS - As many
of you know, Pennsylvania's highways are again the worst in the country after
relinquishing that title to Arkansas for six years. The latest survey from
Overdrive magazine, who bestowed the Commonwealth with that title from 1990 to
1998, ranks Pennsylvania as again having the worst. However, the Keystone State
also came in second under "Most Improved." This site will delve into
the histories of the highways that help Pennsylvania earn the title of
"Worst Roads" or "Second Most Improved" depending on your
DIGITAL DESERT -
ROUTE 66 PHOTO TOUR - This photo tour follows the old route from the
Arizona/California stateline west, across the Mojave Desert and then south to
San Bernardino, California. Subjects included are ghost towns, contemporary
communities, natural features, nearby attractions as well as, and most
importantly, glimpses into the past as America discovered America.
ROUTE 66 U.S.A. - Arizona has the
longest stretch of Route 66 still in use today. Cities that line this historic
road are as rich in history and tradition as the road itself. Keep in mind that
Route 66 is more than just another road. It's a time line in our nation's
history. This site provides info for the towns and cities along this Arizona
stretch of the Mother Road.
TUCUMCARI, NEW MEXICO - THE HEART OF
ROUTE 66 - Tucumcari Tonite! Nestled on old Route 66, is the gateway to New
Mexico. Once known as the “Six Shooter Siding” a tent city for the railroad.
Beginning in 1901 we have become a thriving community with a growing need for
further development, offering wonderful community spirit, and opportunities for
THE U.S. HIGHWAY NUMBERING SYSTEM - "From Names to Numbers" - An
informative government article document written by Richard F. Weingroff, an
Information Liaison Specialist
for the Federal Highway Administration.
HISTORY - Find interesting articles and info pertaining to the history of
American highways. This site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of
Transportation - Federal Highway Administration.
FLORIDA AUTO TRAILS
- This website is focused on the named Trails of Florida, based heavily on
a 1925 Rand McNally Map of Florida. The routes are shown along the major
highways (US and Florida state routes) that replaced them in function, and
directly in many cases.
HIGHWAY 90 - U.S.
Highway 90 was at one time the primary road for those traveling east-west across
the lower southeast United States. Begun in 1926, Highway 90 spans from
Jacksonville, FL to Van Horn, TX, about 1600 miles. As part of the original Old
Spanish Trail, much of HWY 90 has a rich cultural heritage.
HISTORIC COLUMBIA RIVER
HIGHWAY - The Columbia River Highway, later renamed the Historic Columbia
River Highway (HRCH), was a technical and civic achievement of its time,
successfully marrying ambitious engineering with sensitive treatment of the
surrounding magnificent landscape. The Historic Columbia River Highway has
gained national significance because it represents one of the earlier
applications of cliff-face road building utilizing modern highway construction
technologies. It is also the oldest scenic highway in the United States.
HISTORIC ROADS - Organization
dedicated to the identification, preservation and management of historic roads
in the United States.
ROUTE 66 CORRIDOR PRESERVATION
PROGRAM - The National Park Service website dedicated to Preserving
America's Heritage along Route 66. If you own a roadside business along the
Mother Road, visit this site for inquiries about assistance funding for historic
buildings by submitting a government Cost-Share Grant Application.
ROADSIDE AMERICA - Your
Online Guide to Offbeat Tourist Attractions.
HISTORIC CALIFORNIA HIGHWAYS
- The two lane roads stretches out to the horizon littered with abandoned
buildings. In the distance the Interstate highway is visible, the epitome of
modern road building. The historic US highways of California have the same magic
that Route 66 has, although much of theirs is still waiting to be rediscovered.
Visit this site for finding info on all the U.S. Highways in California.
HISTORIC MOTOR TRAILS - Prior to the establishment of the US Highway
numbering system, the country was criss-crossed by named motor trails. These
trails were usually established and signed by road booster groups and other
commerce groups, not the government. They were usually marked by multi-colored
rectangular signs on utility poles at intervals. At this site you will find a
listing of these marked motor trails in Colorado, as they existed in 1923.
HIGHWAY RESOURCES - A great resources page to find info for various historic
highways and roadside locations.
APACHE TRAIL SCENIC
BYWAY - This historic road covers some of the most rugged terrain in
Arizona. The land surrounding the road rises steeply to the north to form the
Four Peaks Wilderness Area and to the south to form the Superstition Wilderness
U.S. ROUTE 50 - U.S. 50 COAST to
COAST. Tour across America and see the USA on US 50, also known as Highway 50 or
Route 50. 'U.S. 50 Coast to Coast' documents a transcontinental journey
from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Coast.
AMERICA'S BYWAYS - Resource site for
info on America's Scenic Byways. Search for byways and read articles and
traveler stories of the variety of "things to do" along the historic
two lanes! This site is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and is
managed by the National Scenic Byways Online
project at Utah State University and Multimedia Data Services Corporation. Order
your FREE America Byways map here.
ROUTE66.COM - This website features
the 75th Anniversary of Route 66 Bunion Run from Chicago to Santa Monica. Site
is maintained by David and Christine Williams.
SHAMROCK, TEXAS -
Shamrock has a rich history from the turn of the 20th century, through the
roaring twenties & the railroad, through the oil boom and the glory days of
Route 66.With the arrival of Interstate 40, Shamrock today receives thousands of
visitors each year, both passing through and staying to visit the many reminders
of the past including the famous U-Drop Inn and the Pioneer West Museum. Visit
our town website to learn more about the history of Shamrock.
ROUTE 66 UNIVERSITY - At Route
66 University, we are building the most complete and comprehensive source for
Route 66 information anywhere on the web.
LEWIS AND CLARK INFO -
This site comprises of a list of boat ramps, river access points, and
restaurants along the Missouri River from St Louis to Fort Randell where the
Missouri River is no longer the border between Nebraska and South Dakota.
Included is a list of resources in the towns along the path of the Lewis and
Clark Corps of Discovery Expedition.
SOUTHWEST VINTAGE CAMPER ASSOCIATION -
We are a group of vintage camper enthusiasts located in New Mexico. We were
formed in November of 2003 as a focus point for anybody in the area that is
interested in the hobby of collecting, restoring, displaying, and most of all
camping in vintage campers. Our goal is to simply share a common interest and to
provide a network of information to vintage camper fans.
HIGHWAY 101 - This website
is devoted to the preservation of the memory of the original route of US Highway
101 in the area from San Jose to Santa Barbara, California.
101 CAFE - The 101 Cafe began its
life as a small 20-seat diner in 1928, opened by the Ekegren family. It was just
the small dining room where the counters are now. As today, the restaurant was
noted for its breakfast, which is still served all day. The Cafe was named for
the old highway which it fronted Highway 101. You will find a nice U.S. 101
links resource list at this site.
DRIVE THE 101 - Your guide
to soul of beach culture along California's historic U.S. Route 101.
OPEN DIRECTORY - A comprehensive resource list of websites relating to Route
TOUR OF OLD U.S. ROUTE 6 - This virtual tour of historic Route 6 runs from
Sepulveda Junction to Lone Pine with plans to extend to Nevada.
FREE CAMPGROUNDS OF THE WEST
- A resource directory of free and easy to find RV campgrounds in
CRUISING AMERICA - Cruising
America travels the United States, Canada and beyond, posting online travel
information and photos of businesses, events and sights they encounter along the
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROADS -
There is a certain romance about American culture and our love for the open
road. Many cultural icons and slices of Americana have been made throughout the
history of the automobile, including famous roads such as the Mother Road (U.S.
66), U.S. 99, and the National Road (U.S. 40). We at AARoads.com take a look at
the roads and landscapes they traverse by discussing the road in context with
the societal fabric it weaves.
- Welcome to Interstate-Guide.com, brought to you by AARoads! Our mission is to
catalog every Interstate highway within the Eisenhower Interstate System. We
break down each route into an individual guide to include facts, figures,
photographs, and basic information.
ROUND AMERICA LINKS -
A great resource of links related to historic Two Lane America travel and the
roadside icons and sites to see along the way!
PONTIAC, ILLINOIS TOURISM OFFICE
120 Howard Street
Pontiac, Illinois 61764
For more info contact Betty Estes:
SANTA MONICA PIER CAM -
Live From Santa Monica Bay, California! This live webcam from Santa Monica Pier
and is updated every few seconds. You are looking south toward the Santa Monica
Pier and the Pacific Ocean.
- HIGHLAND DISTRICT - ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO - Central Avenue, Nob
Hill - Highland's main street, has a split personality. It is Albuquerque's
original "Main Street," like Main Streets all across the country, but
its other personality is Route 66, the great Mother Road which carried countless
Americans westward to California during the Great Depression. Visit this site to
take a virtual walking tour through this historic district.
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