Tour Route 66 at your own pace! Stretching over 2500 miles running from Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was known as America's "Mother Road" and an RV is the perfect way to explore the old route for the road trip of a lifetime! There are countless sights along the way, and here are a few of our favorites to get your planning started.
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Illinois - Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum :
Check out the museum:
Housed in the former fire hall and city hall of Pontiac, IL, the Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum is the perfect way to start your trip! With memorabilia and exhibits of the road's history, the museum will surely spark interest in the rest of the places you'll visit along the way!
Texas - Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Check out the gorgeous landscape:
A magnificent natural canyon in the middle of the flat Texas Panhandle, the Palo Duro Canyon is the 2nd largest canyon in the US after the Grand Canyon, and stretches roughly 120 miles! It's a great place to explore at your own pace, and in an RV you can travel around to different parts of the canyon for hiking and sightseeing, and make sure to check out the lighthouse rock!
Fun in the sun on the coast!:
The Santa Monica Pier was the western tip of Route 66, and today it's a great place to end (or begin!) your tour of the historic highway. The pier is home to an amusement park including a solar powered ferris wheel, and an aquarium located right beneath the pier! The area around the pier is full of attractions and restaurants, while in the summer there are outdoor concerts on the pier!