Route 66 in Arizona- A grand Adventure – The Ultimate Road Trip _ The Crossroads of the Past & Future – Jim Hinckley’s America/Route 66 Chronicles ®
Scenic Wonder-History-Crossroads of Past & Future
Route 66 Arizona
- The Painted Desert & Petrified Forest
- Historic Navajo County Courthouse
- The world’s only electric vehicle museum
- Award winning microbreweries
- Grand Canyon Caverns
- Grand Canyon Railway
- Lowell Observatory
- Iconic Jack Rabbit Trading Post
- Cool Springs
- Historic Oatman
- Standin’ on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona
- La Posada
- Diamond Creek, the only road to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
- Hualapai Indian Reservation
- Havasu National Wildlife Refuge
- Easy Rider filming locations
Desert Wonder Tours and Trips offer 1-4-hour specialty tours that are either pre-trip or step-on historian narrated or contain a guided tour at the end destination. Tours are offered year-round to historical locations, natural wonders, and cultural museums. Trips are customized excursions to local attractions, events and destinations that do not require a historian or guided tour.
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– Jim Liviingston – Photographer
My Recent Books
MURDER and mayhem
Tales from Bloody 66
things to do on route 66
Things to do before you die on Route 66
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.
Milton O. Reeves was not a man without imagination. He was a modestly successful businessman. He was a visionary of sorts. He was also a man with steadfast determination not afraid of ridicule or derision. This is a particularly desirable quality if you intend to...
It was mid summer 1966 when we followed the flow of traffic on Route 66 into Kingman, Arizona. Even though I was just a kid, I was no stranger to travel. My folks liked to tease that my toilet training had taken place along the highway and in service station rest...
A history teacher pushes the student to memorize facts and dates. In the process they often instill a life long perception that history is as dead and boring as an insurance seminar about actuary tables. A historian provides relevance. They illustrate how the events...
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