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 

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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 
  • Seligman
  • 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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Things to do before you die on Route 66

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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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Telling People Where To Go

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