GLENDORA AND EAST TO DAGGETT

  At different times, Route 66 took a few loops other than the one we’re traveling, but today, we follow our map through Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana and Rialto. It’s lush, green agricultural country, and worthy of exploring at another time, for sure. San Bernardino is the site of the very first McDonalds and, given the…

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Santa Monica and East

Los Angeles is one of the most visited cities in the country, and they reap plenty in tourist dollars from other points of interest. But we’re focused on following “The Road.” We finally tear ourselves away from the beautiful beach and head back west. As we go through West LA we keep our eyes peeled…

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Santa Monica

Some sources claim that Route 66 has had 3 different terminus points. But, today, most travelers look to a specific plaque in the ground and call it the end. Two warnings when you look for the “ceremonial” end of Route 66: You’ve gotta really want to find it. DON’T drive any kind of RV in to see it. Between the crawling traffic…

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America’s Main Street

Whether you say, US Highway 66, America’s Main Street, Will Rogers Highway or The Mother Road, “Route 66“, is a section of road that’s been called many things (some of them not printable). For students of history, it conjures images of dustbowls, desperate times,  and the Jodes, puttering along in their overstuffed truck, headed for the California promised land. For…

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