Route 66 can trace its history back to the late 1920s, when it was first proposed and launched. However, in 1938 the road was completely leveled in Chicago, about 450 miles from the West Terminal of Illinois to the West Terminal of Santa Monica. Of course, the route can be taken as a route, or worse, although many of the 66 passengers on the road prefer to travel east as Joad’s family did in John von Steinbeck’s famous literary work, The Grape of Wrath.
Surprisingly, route 66 began to be replaced in the 1960s by new interstate highways, which bypassed many small towns, and in 1985 were completely removed from the interstate highway system. Curious and historians have refused to allow it to die. Over the past 25 years, there has been a resurgence of heritage tourism, which has once again sparked interest in preserving this great piece of American history and nostalgia, which is route 66.
Often referred to as the “Mother Road”, “America’s Mother Street” or “Wil Rogers Highway”, it runs through eight different states: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Let’s take a closer look at the state of Arizona.
Going to Arizona, Arizona is the 7th of 66 states on 8 routes and has 401 miles from the border. It boasts some of the most beautiful scenery, some of the foremost must-haves, the highest elevation և The longest steady stretch of Route 66 throughout the journey.
Geographically, Arizona is home to Meteor Crater, Petrified Forest and Painted Desert. These places create incredible opportunities for photography, but they are also an opportunity to explore and explore these natural attractions.
About 75 miles from Arizona, both in the past and in the wooded forest և the picturesque desert, is the town of Holbrook. At the home of the Wigwam Village Motel, many of the Route 66 travelers look forward to sleeping in the heat of the moment, and many cite this landmark as one of the highlights of their journey. Further input is Joseph Huff City, a Mormon institution founded in the late 1870s. Joseph O’Keefe City has a popular Jackrabbit Trading Post. One of the most popular signature sites on Route 66 is the popular ad panel, which exclaims “HERE IT IS” in the Jackrabbit Trading Post.
Winslow, two destroyed guns, abandoned twin arrows and “don’t forget” Winona is located in the city of Ullonta. Flagstaff is home to the famous Lowell Observatory and is the gateway to the Grand Canyon, just a few hours north. The gorge is worth a visit along 66 routes to see one of the world’s eight natural wonders. If you want, you can also enter the impressive Grand Canyon Grand Grand Canyon Railway just 30 or a few miles west of Fleinstaff outside Williams. Brannigan Peak is among Flagstaff’s Williams. At 7,320 feet above sea level, it is the highest point on the entire Rt route. 66.
15 miles west of Williams is Ashk Fork, the world’s flagship capital. Just passing Ash Ashk, you can say goodbye to the I-40 as you embark on the longest unstoppable stretch of 66 along the way. Before arriving near King, be sure to stop at the charming Snow Cap Drive: Hackberry General Store in Seligman. Here you will find many well-preserved businesses that serve Route 66 travelers, including a very well-prepared museum.
Be sure to leave the Kingman while you still have daylight, as you are not going to miss the incredible scenes that unfold as you travel along the ridges and ridges of Mount SG. Oatman is waiting, as are many wild bureaus called the Old Mining City. Be sure to check out the historic Oatman Hotel, where Clark Gable and Carol Lombard spent their honeymoon.
Leaving Oatman, you can quickly head to Loglin’s Nևada Casino և try your luck, or you can continue through Golden Shores, Topock: back to I-40, crossing the mighty Colorado River to California.