Jim Hinckley’s America

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Claremore, Oklahoma – the largest private collection of firearms in the world. Also on display a collection of German beer steins, WWI recruitment posters and movie memorabilia. 

Kingman, Arizona – live music, sidewalk seating and an expansive list of wines from throughout the world in addition to locally brewed beers on tap. 

Escanaba, Michigan -authentic Swedish foods and hearty traditional America favorites. 

Hickory Corners, Michigan – a complex of automotive museums in a park like setting. 

Oatman, Arizona – enjoy traditional favorites as well as specialty items such as a buffalo burger and a cold beer in this historic bar adorned with thousands of dollar bills. 

Kingman, Arizona – some of the best traditional Mexican foods north of the border. The cook relies on spices to season the food, not chilies to hide its flavor. 

Cuba – Missouri’s Mural City

Weekend getaway or vacation destination this charming village nestled in the scenic Ozark Mountains is everyone’s hometown. Picture yourself in Cuba! Wonderful restaurants – colorful murals – outdoor recreation – festivals – Route 66 & the one and only Wagon Wheel Motel

Grand Canyon Caverns

Nestled along scenic Route 66 in Arizona, just a few miles west of Seligman, Grand Canyon Caverns is a living time capsule from the era of family vacations in station wagons & I Like Ike buttons. Making memories since 1927.

Tucumcari Tonight

The iconic Blue Swallow Motel, a touch of 1960s swank at the Roadrunner Lodge, Teepee Curios & neon nights, it’s Tucumcari tonight.

Maramec Springs Park
Sunset at Grand Canyon Caverns
The one and only Wagon Wheel Motel Photo Jim Hinckley of Jim Hinckley's America
Valenzuela's - one family owned since 1952
The National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma
Two Guns Arizona
Fender's River Resort in Needles California
Red Oak II
Death Valley, California
Mogollon New Mexico
Bisbee Arizona
Endee New Mexico


Spring Arbor, Michigan – this incredible private museum preserves Jackson’s rich industrial heritage including automobiles from more than sixteen forgotten automobile manufacturers. 

Las Vegas, New Mexico – belly up to the bar in this 1882 saloon that looks out onto the historic square bordered by the Santa Fe Trail. 

Jackson, Michigan – Excellent! Superb and original dishes (pumpkin sauce ravioli) with a scenic view of the historic business district. 

Minden, Nebraska – this is no mere museum, it is a time capsule chock full of everything from cars to airplanes, cameras to slot machines and even a locomotive and vintage carousel. 

Cuba, Missouri – one block off of historic Route 66 this little gem is a delightful blending of old fashioned neighborhood pub and fine dining with regional specialties. 

Needles, California – What a surprise! This is an illustrated example of why one is never to judge a book by the cover. A one family owned restaurant since 1953; good food at a reasonable price.