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Route 66 Road Trip Day 12: Gallup to Holbrook

Day 12 of our Route 66 Road Trip was another short driving day from Gallup, New Mexico to Holbrook, Arizona and included motel signs, trading posts, trading post ruins, the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest, more awesome vintage signs, and an overnight stay at the Wigwam Motel!  Route 66 Road Trip Day 12: Gallup to more »

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Route 66 Road Trip Day 10: Santa Fe to Albuquerque

Get your kicks on Route 66 and follow along on our 16-day Route 66 Road Trip from Chicago to Los Angeles! Day 10 from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Albuquerque, New Mexico included some vintage signs in Santa Fe, eating hot dogs at the Dog House in Albuquerque, and a strip of amazing vintage neon more »

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Route 66 Road Trip Day 9: Tucumcari to Santa Fe

Our Route 66 Road Trip Day 9 was spent driving from Tucumcari to Santa Fe with a stop at the Tucumcari Historical Museum, some awesome vintage motels and signs in Santa Rosa, and the incredible Tinkertown Museum.  Route 66 Road Trip Day 9: Tucumcari to Santa Fe We checked out of the Blue Swallow and more »

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Route 66 Road Trip: Tucumcari Motels and Neon Signs

Photographs all of the old motels and neon signs along Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico. This was my favorite stop along our Route 66 Road Trip. I loved seeing all of the motels and neon signs from the bygone era of highway travel.  Route 66 Road Trip: Tucumcari Motels and Neon Signs Tucumcari was more »

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Route 66 Road Trip Day 7: Shamrock to Amarillo

Day 7 of our Route 66 Road Trip from Shamrock, Texas to Amarillo, Texas was a shorter driving day but included the Leaning Tower of Broom, the Largest Cross in the Western Hemisphere, Bug Ranch, and the 72 oz. Steak Challenge at the Big Texan in Amarillo.  We started out the drive towards Amarillo and more »

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Route 66 Road Trip Day 6: Oklahoma City to Shamrock

Get your kicks on Route 66 and follow along on our 16-day Route 66 Road Trip from Chicago to Los Angeles! Day 6 from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Shamrock, Texas included a somber morning at the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial, vintage motel and road signs, and the Cherokee Trading Post before crossing over into Teas more »

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Route 66 Road Trip Day 5: Carthage to Oklahoma City

Day 5 of our Route 66 Road Trip from Carthage, Missouri to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was a jam packed day with a lot of cool roadside attractions to see including 11 miles of Kansas and the inspiration of Tow Mater from the Disney Pixar movie Cars, some famous Chicken Fried Steak for lunch, the Catoosa more »

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Route 66 Road Trip Day 4: Lebanon to Carthage

Day 4 of our Route 66 Road Trip was a really fun day and was probably one of my favorite days along the Mother Road. Day 4 took us from Lebanon, Missouri to Carthage, Missouri and included a lot of antiquing, some great Meramac Cavern barn signs, some tourist traps, vintage neon signs, lunch at more »

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