Route 66 Travel & Attraction Research

RT 66, important part of the history of travel in the U.S. A few years ago, I had the opportunity to drive a large part of Route 66. I hope to be able to do it again very soon. The Mother Road, as Rt 66 is also known as, opened … Continue reading

Hamel (Worden), IL: St. Paul Lutheran Church (Neon Blue Cross on Rt 66)

FREE HOURS: Night time to see the cross lit up NOTES: *People traveling Route 66 have seen this lit up since the 1940’s. LOCATION: 6969 W. Frontage Rd (Old Route 66) Worden, Illinois PHONE: WEBSITE: St. Paul Lutheran Church

Hackberry, AZ: Hackberry General Store & Visitor’s Center

FREE HOURS: April – October Daily: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. November – March Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *Sign the guestbook if you stop here. *Was originally an old time general store. *Building & grounds full of antique & vintage items, cars, gas pumps, Rt 66 items, … Continue reading

Galena, KS: Cars on the Route (formerly Four Women on the Route)

FREE to visit HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *They have the tow truck outside, that for trademark reasons they call Tow Tater, that inspired the character “Tow Mater” for the movie “Cars”. *They also have other vehicles outside that have been restored to resemble other … Continue reading

Joseph City, AZ: The Jack Rabbit Trading Post

FREE to see HOURS: Jackrabbit Statue Daily: Always Trading Post / Souvenir Shop I have been unable to verify the hours they are open NOTES: *Watch for the “Here It Is” billboards on your way here. *Sitting on the Jack rabbit outside for a photo seems to be a long … Continue reading