If you're looking to take a road trip in the USA, perhaps the most iconic of all is Route 66. Spanning over 2,400 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles, this driving route will take you through a broad span of America, from big cities through to vast desert landscapes. We've driven the entirety of Route 66, and we've already put together a detailed guide to planning a Route 66 … [Read more...]
Route 66 in Illinois – All the highlights!
Well, I’ve finally got to the final state from our epic Route 66 adventure across the United States! We drove the entire route from Los Angeles in California through to Chicago in Illinois, sticking to the original route as closely as we could for the whole journey, using this incredible book to help us stay on track. I’ve created a post for each of the states in the series, … [Read more...]
Route 66 in Missouri – All the highlights!
It's time for post seven in our photo essay series covering our Route 66 trip from California to Chicago, with Missouri being the seventh state on our adventure. We followed as closely as we could the original route, and saw a lot along the way, from the high desert scenery of the west through to more rural scenery in the mid and eastern parts of the USA. We've got some … [Read more...]
Route 66 in Kansas – All the highlights!
In what might be the longest running series of posts on this site, today I’m continuing my Route 66 Photo Story with Kansas – the sixth state on the route as we travelled from west to east. Two more to go! You can see highlights of the other Route 66 states here. We’re nearly there folks! Now, I’ll be honest, Kansas was a bit tricky to do. Other states have long stretches of … [Read more...]
Route 66 in Oklahoma – All the highlights!
Welcome back to our photo series depicting our epic Route 66 adventure. If you missed them, you’ll find the photos from the previous states here. I also have many of these photos available for purchase in my online Route 66 photo gallery here if you're interested in having a memory of your Route 66 trip to hang on your wall. In this post we’re heading through Oklahoma, … [Read more...]
Route 66 in Texas – All the highlights!
From New Mexico, our 2000+ mile Route 66 adventure continued on into Texas, the fourth state on our trip, where Route 66 covers just under 200 miles. We had much better weather here than in New Mexico, with (mostly!) wide open blue skies to accompany us on our journey. Here are some of our favourite photos from our Route 66 journey across the Lone Star State! I also have … [Read more...]
Route 66 in New Mexico – All the highlights!
You should know the drill by now! This is part 3 of my series featuring my favourite images from our Route 66 adventure across the US in the summer of 2015. If you’re late to the party, fear not – you can still check out my Route 66 California highlights and Route 66 Arizona highlights. I also have many of these photos available for purchase in my online Route 66 photo … [Read more...]
Route 66 in Arizona – All the highlights!
In mid-2015, Jess and I drove the entire 2,400 mile length of Route 66, from Santa Monica in California, up to Chicago, Illinois. Then, we tacked on an adventure retracing the Oregon Trail (which we managed to survive without catching dysentery), because, well, why not? Back to Route 66. I’m sharing some of my favourite photos and moments from our road trip across … [Read more...]
Route 66 in California – All the highlights!
Route 66 is without doubt one of the world’s most legendary roads, and a road trip along it is something I’ve always dreamed of doing. In mid-2015, Jess and I had the chance to tour the US and we decided that driving the entire 2,400 mile length of Route 66, from Santa Monica in California, up to Chicago, Illinois, was going to be the definitive road trip for us. With a … [Read more...]