It is a living, breathing time capsule suspended in the era of I Like Ike buttons and tail fins. It is the crossroads of the past and future where an electric vehicle museum shares space with a Route 66 museum in a century old powerhouse, and you share the road with Model T Fords and Toyotas. It is America’s longest attraction and the most famous highway in the world. It is the Main Street of America, iconic Route 66, the highway of dreams. It is a grand adventure and the ultimate American road trip. It is a destination for legions of enthusiasts from New York and Japan, Australia and the Netherlands, Germany and California in search of an authentic American experience.
If you motor west (or east) on this storied old highway, there isn’t enough time to see it all, to sample all the delightful restaurants, to explore all the quirky museums, to take in all the wonderful photo ops, or enjoy a restful night under the neon at all the time capsule motels on just one trip. So, make the most of your odyssey along iconic Route 66 and let 100 Things to Do on Route 66 Before You Die be your guide to 100 of the best stops on legendary Route 66. Join author, tour guide, adventurer, historian, and lecturer Jim Hinckley on a memory making journey through the heartland of America, and discover why this is the most famous highway in the world.