Popular Destinations along Route 66

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About Route 66

Route 66 is one of the most popular road trips in the world. It spans over 2400 miles across 8 states. Journey of route 66 starts from Chicago, Illinois, and ends in Santa Monica, California. Along the route, there are many iconic diners, motels, and tourist attractions. On this adventure one also finds the opportunity to see some very famous landmarks such as The Grand Canyon, Blue Whale, Cadillac Ranch Etc. Route 66 is also known as the mother road or the Main Street of America. This historic route is ideal for albeit a family on an outing or individuals just trying to explore America.

To best enjoy this adventurous and long road trip one must have a good and reliable means of transportation. With a rental car, you can soak in the country’s beauty with a free mind. USA Cars Rental can help ease your road trip, with efficient and comfortable cars at a budget price.

Top 4 Must-See Places on Route 66

Route 66 Hall Of Fame

Route 66 hall of fame museum – Pontiac, Illinois is one of the most famous museums alongside Route 66. It displays thousands of artifacts and memorabilia. It also has one of the largest murals of route 66. Hear from the guides about popular stories of American life during the times this route was the most important highway in the country.

Route 66 Hall Of Fame

Route 66 State Park

Route 66 state park includes a special visitors center to guide the tourists about route 66. It also has many trails for hiking and a special children’s park. It also has many bird species, which are a sight to behold. It’s the perfect place for an outing with the family.

Route 66 State Park

Cadillac Ranch

Undoubtedly the most popular destination of route 66. Cadillac Ranch is an art installation that features ten Cadillacs half-buried in the ground. Tourists can spray the cars and draw them over any way they like. A road trip to Route 66 is incomplete without a trip to the Cadillac Ranch.

Cadillac Ranch

Meteor Crater

This meteor crater in Winslow, Arizona is the most well-preserved meteor impact site in the world. It was created by a 150-foot wide meteorite more than 50,000 years ago. This place also houses a space museum for tourists

Meteor Crater
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Most Popular Car Type SUV
Total Distance 2,448 miles (3,940 km)

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