The shop pages are here to help you pick up the essential Route 66 guidebooks, maps and DVD's to help you plan your journey.

It’s also a great place to acquire original Route 66 clothing, artwork and photography.


Route 66: Marathon Tour – Chicago to L.A. (Tin Packaging)

Discover Route 66 like never before in this 5 disc collection of all the nostalgia and kitsch that made it a piece of Americana. See the road, hear the stories and take the journey along the Mother Road from its starting point in Chicago until it hits the ocean in LA.

ROUTE 66: THE MARATHON TOUR covers the journey in six hours of lively, fun-filled stories and anecdotes that will make you want to take the trip again and again! Immortalized in American pop culture through song and story, Route 66 inspired John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath and Bobby Troup’s jazzy tribute to the country by-way. With tons of bonus features including rare photos and a profile of the Corvette, another American classic, ROUTE 66: THE MARATHON TOUR is one ride you’ll never forget.

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Route 66: The Complete Series

All 116 Episodes Collected In One Complete Series Set!

On a weekly basis, from 1960 to 1964, the CBS network treated American audiences to two things they loved the most: television drama and cars. Starring Martin Milner, George Maharis and later Glenn Corbett, this series presented the exciting adventures shared by a pair of good-natured friends as they drove their Corvette convertible across the country, traversing the often dangerous highway known as Route 66.

By the end of the show’s run of 116 episodes, this semi-anthology series boasted an award for writing and two Emmy nominations for acting. The program’s impressive guest star roster included such classic screen legends as Lon Chaney, Jr., Buster Keaton, Peter Lorre and Boris Karloff, as well as up-and-coming cinematic stars Robert Duvall, James Caan, Robert Redford, Martin Sheen, Lee Marvin, Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman and many more, making Route 66 as iconic as the highway itself.

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Billy Connolly’s Route 66

Billy Connolly takes the ultimate road trip as he travels the world’s most famous highway, Route 66, Billy turns Easy Rider and follows a lifelong dream as he makes the iconic 2488 mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica. With his unrivalled ability to tell a great story, he brings to life both the big and small moments of American history: the world changing events and the comic asides.

Billy says: “Travelling Route 66 has always been a lifelong ambition – It brings together some of my favourite things – my trike, my banjo and America. The ultimate road trip”.

On his way, Billy will meet disciples of Route 66, from seasoned “roadies” to first-timers living the dream. And he won’t just be passing through: anything could happen on the way…

Also available on DVD from Amazon UK.

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Cars (2006)

Pixar’s great animated comedy is directly inspired by real-life places and people along Route 66. “Cars” is a family film featuring the vocal talents of Owen Wilson, Paul Newman and George Carlin, and follows the journey of “Lightning McQueen” – a Nascar competitor who finds himself lost and charmed by the inhabitants of the fictional Route 66 town of “Radiator Springs”. The soundtrack features the brilliant Rascal Flatts cover of “Life is a Highway”.
 
 
 
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