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Old 10-16-2007, 10:44 AM   #1
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I'm a route 66 fan. I have traveled all of the old route, pretty much. Not in the Airstream yet but thats coming. All my trips so far have been in the bus deadheading to the coast or back from Nashville. From Seligman Az east the route mostly follows the interstate but goes trough all the old towns along the way. If you have the time jump off the big road and see the places time forgot. Spend a little money and make some friends. You will meet lots of tourists from Germany and Japan. People allover the world think the old route is cool and there right. There are good web sites to tell what all the ruins along the way are. Enjoy and remember the pieces of road in California can be very remote in places, have fun but be prepaired. Steve
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Old 10-16-2007, 12:04 PM   #2
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I'm a route 66 fan. I have traveled all of the old route, pretty much. Not in the Airstream yet but thats coming. All my trips so far have been in the bus deadheading to the coast or back from Nashville. From Seligman Az east the route mostly follows the interstate but goes trough all the old towns along the way. If you have the time jump off the big road and see the places time forgot. Spend a little money and make some friends. You will meet lots of tourists from Germany and Japan. People allover the world think the old route is cool and there right. There are good web sites to tell what all the ruins along the way are. Enjoy and remember the pieces of road in California can be very remote in places, have fun but be prepaired. Steve
Hi Steve,

I share your love for old 66...

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f42/...tml#post432619

What are you driving, a Prevost Marathon for some country star? That's a job I've thought would be fun for a while... I have part of my Class B (with restriction of a fully licensed class B or higher in the front seat next to me) until I can get time to finish with the road test...

If I had extra $$, a few Airstreams would be in the garage, as well as a Marathon Prevost or a Newell....

Travel well on 66..

Kevin
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Old 10-16-2007, 01:58 PM   #3
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We go back on the route 66 where we have left , 2 years ago , in our south california trip:
AIRSTREAM, HARLEY-DAVIDSON and The American Dream in FRANCE.: CALIFORNIA dream etc...

This 24 december 07, we 'll start our new trip on the 66, from Flagstaff to Oklahoma city.... May be some advices on this part of the 66: Place to recommand or to avoid....

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Old 10-16-2007, 02:57 PM   #4
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Route 66, 1952

Little did I know that at age 14 in 1952 and traveling Route 66 from Illinois to Califonia that well traveled primitive highway would still be a hit today.....or what is left of it. If indeed had I known I would have taken many more pictures! I do have several stoies about my family's (Dad, Mom, brother and I...and dog) 'imigration' to a new home in Ca. These pictures have been posted in other '66 related threads. All taken during that journey.
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Old 10-16-2007, 05:28 PM   #5
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How about the Bagdad Cafe just outside Barstow CA....has anyone been

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Are Capt. Bob, and the old Airstream still there?

Visited both in 1999.........what a GREAT TRIP!!!!!
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Old 10-16-2007, 05:33 PM   #6
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Route 66 is cool

I've driven parts of it but not the whole thing (or what remains of it). It's one of those things I want to do and I want to do it in an airstream.

It would be great if this route was repaired from Chicago to LA as part of some historic preservation effort.
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How about the Bagdad Cafe just outside Barstow CA....has anyone been

there??

Are Capt. Bob, and the old Airstream still there?

Visited both in 1999.........what a GREAT TRIP!!!!!

I was there, 2 years ago...
See pictures on my blog at the letter " B" ( Bagdad café )...
See the other route 66 pictures at the letter " R" ( Route 66).

http://american-dream-in-france.blog...dream-etc.html

Sure it was great... i love this route 66 ... All the american dream in a trip !
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Old 10-17-2007, 07:15 AM   #8
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I've driven parts of it but not the whole thing (or what remains of it). It's one of those things I want to do and I want to do it in an airstream . . . .
Me too! Except I haven't driven any of it yet.
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Old 10-17-2007, 07:19 AM   #9
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A group of us headed to the balloon fiesta made several stops along the route on our way to New Mexico. Several pictures are located in that thread. Winslow was a big hit as wellas the Jackrabbit trading post. Two Guns and Twin Arrows were other stops.
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How close does Route 66 come to the Grand Canyon? Brice Canyon? Wasn't that the route that Thelma and Louise took before their "detour"?
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In Arizona, Route 66 or what's left of it, basicly follows I-40.
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RT66.......A HORIZONTAL DISNEYLAND

HERES A GREAT SITE!!




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Old 10-17-2007, 09:01 PM   #13
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a few years ago the trdwnd and the travelall did drive route 66 picking it up
near williams AZ .It does go to the Grand Canyon Caverns . The caverns are
really cool and totally worth going to see. Williams AZ has vintage car interests and is a neat little town .Driving the old highway with a vintage
IH travelall and a 60 airstream was very rewarding ,reminds me of Wally Byams caravans ,travelalls and airstreams a great combination of what the past was like .Those pictures are really cool FreshAir and ROBERT CROSS
good stuff for sure .Im really feeling the need to get back on 66 somtime
soon !


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Old 10-18-2007, 11:12 AM   #14
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From Seligman to Kingman the route takes a diferent path from interstate. Very cool. Old alignments are still visible in many places. Steve
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