Telling people where to go since 1990 – Jim Hinckley’s America/Route 66 Chronicles ®

Jim Hinckley

AUTHOR – GUIDE – CONSULTANT -SPEAKER

About

My Story

  • Author of nineteen books including Murder & Mayhem on Route 66; Tales From Bloody 66, Ghost Towns of the Southwest, The Route 66 Encyclopedia, The Illustrated Route 66 Historic Atlas and Backroads of Arizona
  • Creator of Jim Hinckley’s America ( https://jimhinckleysamerica.com/) travel network (social media, blog, 5 Minutes With Jim podcast, live stream programs, YouTube, Vimeo, presentations, books and feature articles)
  • Presentations on Route 66, the southwest, the dawning of the American auto industry and tourism development made at the annual Miles of Possibility Conference, European Route 66 Festivals and at museum fund raising events, festivals and conferences 
  • Tourism development consultant; clients include City of Cuba (Missouri) and Grand Canyon Caverns, New Zealand based Gilligan’s Route 66 Tours, Australia based Route 66 Tours and Nissan Canada

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“Top notch!!! Great journalism. Love Jim’s work!”

– Jim Liviingston – Photographer

Experience

My Resume

books

feature films

trips on rt. 66

public speaking

Recent Trips

Pasadena, ca

dec 2019

Research trip on Route 66; trying the restaurants along Colorado Boulevard and testing the pillows at the Saga Motor Hotel

Miles of Possibilities Conference

OCt 2019

The ultimate Route 66 convention. 

Jackson, MI

OCT 2019

Research for new book titled “In the Beginning”

Road Trip 

OCT 2019

Route 66 from Chicago to Arizona, with a detour to Indiana and Michigan 

The Grand Adventure: Part Three 

Aug 2018

European Route 66 Festival in Zlin, Czechia with side trips to Poland, Austria, Germany and Slovakia with a 35th anniversary celebration in a castle on the Rhine River 

Work

My Recent Books

MURDER and mayhem

Tales from Bloody 66

Jim Hinckley's america

Kingman, Arizona & 160-Miles of Smiles

TRAVEL ROUTE 66

A Guide to the History, Sights, and Destinations

things to do on route 66

Things to do before you die on Route 66

Adventure

Gallery

Adventures on Route 66 and the road less traveled.

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At Jim Hinckley’s America we test the pillows, taste the enchiladas, try the shower, walk the neighborhood, sample the beer and make the detour so you can enjoy worry free travel. We discover the places known only to the locals, the special places most travelers miss, the hidden gems that ensure a memorable adventure. And we introduce you to the characters, the colorful and fascinating people that add seasoning to the adventure. 

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Author of 19 books – Tour & tourism development consultant – Speaker.

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