Route 66 News

Classic images

See scenes from Route 66 and images of classic vehicles during this video taken during an AIDS benefit at the original Barney’s Beanery in West Hollywood, Calif.

Hiking for his fellow soldiers

Iraq War veteran Troy Yocum is hiking a small part of Route 66 during his cross-country quest to raise money for Soldiers’ Angels, a charity that provides financial aid to military families, according to the Bloomington (Ill.) Pantagraph. Yocum was…

Put the lid back on!

Here’s the latest video entry for “Route 66: A Road Trip through the Bible,” from the Book of Zechariah. If a guy tells you that something’s really bad, you’d better listen to him.

Nat King Cole revisits an old hit

Yes, it is Nat King Cole, and, yes, it is “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66.” But there are subtle differences. I’ll let Nocaro, the person who posted this to YouTube, explain: The Nat King Cole Trio was the first…

Topock Marina will be replaced this fall

The Topock Marina on Old Route 66 in Topock, Ariz., will be replaced with a $14 million, 102-room hotel, spa, nightclub, microbrewery, restaurant, and conference center starting this fall, owner Chet Hitt told the Mojave Daily News. Based on the new…

Arizona Route 66 passport locations

A few days ago, it was reported that a new Route 66 passport would be made available for travelers across Arizona. The passports won’t be available until May 27, but Route 66 advocate Sharlene Fouser gave me a list of…

Spirit of America and Route 66

Here’s a good video that stars a patriotically decked out 1967 Corvette Stingray and Angel “Guardian of Route 66″ Delgadillo.

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