Claremont church erects an unusual nativity along Route 66

This is the time of year when people cruising Route 66 will see many outdoor decorations commemorating the upcoming Christmas holiday. The Claremont United Methodist Church, situated along Foothill Boulevard (aka Route 66) in Claremont, California, recently put up a Christmas-themed nativity of the figures of Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus Christ. But this nativity … Continue reading Claremont church erects an unusual nativity along Route 66

“Santa and My Semi”

Regrettably, I never have found any songs that mix the Christmas season with Route 66. Maybe someday it'll happen ... In the meantime, here's a truck-driving song about the Yuletide season by Texas country artist Dale Watson. It's a cut from Watson's enjoyable 2001 album, "Christmas Time in Texas." https://youtu.be/AdA46d_w6lo

Frank and Lynne Kocevar’s Arizona Christmas card

It's become a tradition for Frank and Lynne Kocevar of the Route 66 Experience and former owners of Historic Seligman Sundries in Seligman, Arizona, to produce their annual video Christmas card from Arizona. And here it is. Merry Christmas from Our Home to Yours from Route 66 Experience on Vimeo. Again, it appears Lynne is … Continue reading Frank and Lynne Kocevar’s Arizona Christmas card

Wigwam Motel gets decked out for Christmas

For the first time Sunday, the Wigwam Motel in San Bernardino, Calif., was decorated for Christmas -- thanks partly to the efforts of kitsch aficionado Charles Phoenix. Motorists on Route 66 in the Inland Empire got their first look Sunday evening at one of the motel's decorated concrete wigwams during the so-called Wig Wam Holiday Lighting … Continue reading Wigwam Motel gets decked out for Christmas

Cars Land decked out for Christmas

Cars Land at Disney's California Adventure Park gets all decorated for Christmas each year. Here's a video of what it looks like strolling down Radiator Springs' version of Route 66: https://youtu.be/qTXpUCrHaCk