Route 66 News

Geezer Riders reach the end of the line

The Geezer Riders considered their ride to Oatman, Ariz., one of the highlights of their Route 66 trip because of the rugged Black Mountains surrounding it, the semi-wild burros roaming the streets and the quaint businesses. Here's the story on…

Scenes from the road in New Mexico

Compugrrrl has posted nice images in recent days on the New Mexico PhotoJournal. On Friday, she posted a photo of a long-shuttered diner in Glenrio (even though it's just within the border of Texas). She also has images from the…

“RV” movie contains a brief Route 66 connection

According to film reviewer Brent Simon of Now Playing magazine, the new Robin Williams comedy "R.V." has a brief Mother Road reference: In the end, too, after the secret of Bob’s meeting comes out, a moralistic ending gives way to…

A new interview with Pixar’s John Lasseter

Jonathon Moran of Seven.com.au in Australia sat down and talked with Pixar director John Lasseter about the studio's upcoming "Cars" movie, which is based on Route 66. Lasseter says "Cars" is "the most complex film we have ever made."  Lasseter…

Hampton Inns wins Preserve America honor

Jim Conkle of the California Route 66 Preservation Foundation reports that both he and Hampton Inns were nominated for the Preserve America Presidential Award. Conkle found out yesterday that Hampton Inns won, so he in essence also won because he…

Fat Man has fewer than 300 miles remaining

Steve Vaught of thefatmanwalking.com is enjoying springlike weather in Pennsylvania and has fewer than 300 miles to go in his cross-country trek, according to his April 26 journal entry (near the bottom of the page).  Also, if anyone wants to…

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