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Five Minutes With Jim

Five Minutes With Jim

Grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair. Five Minutes With Jim, the weekly audio podcast from Jim Hinckley’s America is an adventure through time. Tall tales, history, travel tips and a touch of Jim Hinckley’s signature homespun humor.

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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

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We discover the places known only to the locals, the special places most travelers miss, the hidden gems that ensure a memorable adventure

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The forlorn ruins of the Truxton Cafe along Route 66 in Truxton, Arizona ©Jim Hinckley's America
This old '46 GMC is out to pasture along highway 95 in Mohave Valley, Arizona along the Colorado River. Photo ©Jim Hinckely's America
Out to pasture along Route 66 in western Arizona is this rare Moreland truck. These trucks were built in Burbank, California.
Old Michigan Avenue near Grass Lake, Michigan. Photo copyright Jim Hinckley's America
The National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma, a stop on our fall tour.
The Bonelli House in Kingman a, Arizona is a fascinating time capsule as it contains most of the original furnishings purchased by the family between 1915 and 1940. Photo Jim Hinckley's America
Floyd & Company in Kingman, Arizona, a favorite of mine for good barbecue or gourmet wood fired pizza.
Partridge Creek Bridge west of Ash Fork Arizona predates Route 66 by several years.
In Kingman, Arizona, an outback adventure begins on the edge of town with the Cerbat Foothills trail system.
Located along the pre 1937 alignment of Route 66 as well as the Santa Fe Trail and National Old Trails Road, the Pigeon Ranch dates to the 1850's. It served as a field hospital during the American Civil War battle of Glorieta Pass and as a tourist trap for Edsel Ford in 1915.
Cuba Fest in Cuba, Missouri is just one of several fall events that will enhance a Route 66 odyssey Photo Judy Hinckley
The 1913 Chevlon Canyon Bridge in Arizona
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Sunset at Grand Canyon Caverns


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