Route 66 News

Harley-Davidson to sell “Ride Atlas”

According to WFRV.com, Harley-Davidson will sell its "Harley-Davidson Ride Atlas of North America" at bookstores, dealerships and other outlets sometime in May. It's a typical atlas, except it highlights 25 scenic rides, including a segment of Route 66. The featured…

Voluptuous mural in Albuquerque gets repainted

(Warning: Some content in following post may not be work-safe.) The Duke City Fix reports that the provocative painting over Snob Hill Body Jewelry in Central Avenue (aka Route 66) in Albuquerque has been redone. The painting of the nude,…

Clanton’s Cafe featured on Roadfood.com

Clanton's Cafe, which has been feeding Route 66 travelers and locals in Vinita, Okla., since 1927, is the latest Restaurant of the Day in Jane and Michael Stern's popular Roadfood.com site. I personally can vouch for the pies, pot roast,…

Berghoff reopens as the Berghoff Cafe

The Berghoff restaurant, which occupied a section of old Route 66 in Chicago for 107 years, closed earlier this year. However, the Chicago Tribune reports that the space has reopened as the Berghoff Cafe. Everything is pretty much the same…

Parking fees coming to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge that connects Madison, Ill., and north St. Louis, Ill., is part of an old alignment of Route 66. It's now used as part of a Trailnet walking and bicycling trail that connects the St.…

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