Category Archives: Exploring Route 66

50 Fabulous Songs about California & Free California Playlist

view from red car on famous Route 66 in Californian desert, USA, Vintage filtered style

Whether you’re heading out on Route 66 or another fabulous California road trip, you will need some tunes to bob to on the drive. I have a giant list of road trip songs, but if you want something a bit more specific to California for when you hit the Cali portion of Route 66, this […]

101 Perfect Road Trip Songs for an Epic Road Trip Playlist!

Roadtrip Songs

Looking for a great road trip playlist? Well, look no further! This list includes my personal favorite road trip songs, recommendations from road trip experts, catchy hits, and a few surprises. This road trip playlist spans decades, genres, and countries, so there’s something here for everyone! Save this post so you can play these road […]

11 Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites Near Route 66

USA - Arizona - The Crystal Forest in the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.

If you love to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be excited to know that there are eleven US Unesco World Heritage Sites and Tentative Sites that you can see on Route 66. Some are cultural sites while some are natural wonders, but they are each worth putting on your Route 66 itinerary! Can’t read […]

The Big Route 66 Bucket List: 50 Can’t-Miss Things to See on Route 66

Historic Route 66 sign against blue sky in the state of California, USA

Heading out on Route 66? While there are thousands of things to see on Route 66, you obviously can’t see every single national park, major city, and roadside attraction on the Mother Road unless you have months to explore. So use this Route 66 bucket list to plan your trip. Can’t read now? Pin for […]

The 10 Best Major Cities on Route 66 You Need to See

USA - Illinois - Chicago - Downtown Chicago & Lake Michigan

Dreaming of a Route 66 road trip and not sure where to stop along the way? While the best parts of the Mother Road are often exploring the off-beat places and hidden gems, you also want to take advantage of spending some time in the best major cities on Route 66. Whether you have enough […]

How to Visit the Arcadia Round Barn on Route 66

USA - Oklahoma - Arcadia - Route 66 Famous Round Barn in Arcadia, OK - Built in 1910

Having grown up just five minutes from the Arcadia Round Barn on Route 66, I have to admit that I’ve taken it for granted. However, this architectural wonder and historic site set the area apart. In our effort to highlight all of the best museums in Oklahoma, we spoke with Kimberly Burk, publicist and volunteer […]

Learn Oklahoma Railroad History at the Bristow Historical Museum & Depot

Oklahoma - Bristow - Bristow Historical Museum and Depot

Train enthusiasts will absolutely love spending an afternoon exploring the Bristow Historical Museum & Depot, which has as its home a renovated 1923 train depot! If you love the romance of the railway, here’s how to have the best trip possible! In our effort to highlight all of the best museums in Oklahoma, we spoke […]

25 Hilarious Route 66 Puns & Instagram Caption Inspiration

USA - Catoosa - Iconic huge Blue Whale roadside attraction by swimming hole on Route 66 in Oklahoma on a winter day

Looking for ideas for photograph or Instagram captions for your Route 66 road trip? Here are my favorite Route 66 puns and jokes to make your trip even better! Can’t read now? Pin for later! The Best Route 66 Puns & Jokes Here are my favorite Route 66 puns. It’s time to Chica-go on our […]