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
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– Jim Liviingston – Photographer
trips on rt. 66
Research trip on Route 66; trying the restaurants along Colorado Boulevard and testing the pillows at the Saga Motor Hotel
Miles of Possibilities Conference
The ultimate Route 66 convention.
Research for new book titled “In the Beginning”
Route 66 from Chicago to Arizona, with a detour to Indiana and Michigan
The Grand Adventure: Part Three
European Route 66 Festival in Zlin, Czechia with side trips to Poland, Austria, Germany and Slovakia with a 35th anniversary celebration in a castle on the Rhine River
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
Adventures on Route 66 and the road less traveled.
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.
There is little doubt that some communities, some sections of the highway corridor will survive and even thrive during the crisis as well as into the centennial and beyond. However, without the unified sense of purpose and of community made manifest in the U.S. Highway 66 Association, Route 66 itself can not survive. Simply put, we can no longer afford the luxury of myopia or a self serving focus.
Charles Nash, born in 1864, was an abandoned child that became a ward of the court. He ran away from an abusive situation at age 12, got a job on a farm, and in the years that followed learned carpentry skills, clerked in a grocery store and worked stuffing cushions...
For the Cerbat clan of the Hualapai people the desert oasis was the source of life giving waters. For travelers following the trade route to the Colorado River, and on to the coast of California the springs provided a welcome respite from the harsh desert. Purportedly...
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