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Hotel Monte Vista, Flagstaff

Hotel Monte Vista, Flagstaff

The Hotel Monte Vista opened for business on New Year’s Day, 1927, having been funded by a group of prominent Flagstaff citizens who recognised that Flagstaff was in need of a first class accommodation for the rising tourism in the area. In the 40’s and 50’s, as the popularity of western films was on the rise,… Read More

Inn at Lincoln Park, Chicago

Inn at Lincoln Park, Chicago

If you’re looking for somewhere to rest your head before embarking on your road trip then you could do far worse than The Inn at Lincoln Park. It’s a cosy hotel just a short bus/taxi ride from the center of Chicago and is a great location for a spot of sightseeing. The front desk is… Read More

Kingman KOA Campground, Arizona

Kingman KOA Campground, Arizona

Set in the high desert and surrounded by mountains, this KOA is the campground most centrally located to Arizona attractions. Enjoy a quiet, peaceful environment and great weather year-round. This is the perfect place to set up camp and take day trips to Las Vegas (1.5 hours), the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead (closer than Vegas),… Read More

Motel Safari, Tucumcari

Motel Safari, Tucumcari

Established in 1959, the Motel Safari has been welcoming Route 66 travelers for nearly 60 years and has become one of the iconic motels along the route. Very highly rated on TripAdvisor, this motel features artwork of original photo archives from Tucumcari’s Route 66 heyday in each of the guestrooms, as well as old linen… Read More

Munger Moss Motel, Lebanon

Munger Moss Motel, Lebanon

The Munger Moss in Lebanon, Missouri, has been a real icon of old route 66 since the 1940’s and well worth a stop. It’s a great choice for the price and you get the added bonus of meeting Ramona – the owner since 1971! Ramona made my wife and I feel so welcome and is more… Read More

Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Texas

Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Texas

A fantastic scenic attraction – enjoy extraordinary vistas of color and beauty from the comfort of your automobile. Travel the same trails used by Native Americans, early Spanish explorers, buffalo hunters and pioneers. The park occupies over 25,000 acres and offers camping, cabins, riding stables, picnicking, and miles of hiking, mountain bike and horse trails.… Read More

Renaissance Hotel, Oklahoma City

Renaissance Hotel, Oklahoma City

The Renaissance, a great four star hotel in the centre of Oklahoma City, was the first non-motel accommodation I stopped at whilst driving Route 66. The combination of great location, friendly, helpful staff, and a beautifully designed atrium made my one night stay a total pleasure. As far as design/style is concerned it couldn’t have… Read More

Roadrunner Lodge, Tucumcari, New Mexico

Roadrunner Lodge, Tucumcari, New Mexico

The owners of the Roadrunner Lodge have painstakingly worked to keep the 1960s vibe alive, even going so far as to broadcasting a short range radio station playing hits and commercials from that era. The 60’s memorabilia and vintage design features really do a great job of transporting guests back to a time when motor… Read More

Route 66 Hotel and Conference Centre, Springfield

Route 66 Hotel and Conference Centre, Springfield

Upon arrival at the Route 66 Hotel the first thing that strikes you is the beautiful neon and wonderfully decorated lobby. There’s no chance that you’ll ever forget you’re in a Route 66 motel as the walls are plastered with all manner of memorabilia and artwork! The hotel was actually the first Holiday Inn on… Read More

Route 66 Motel, Barstow, California

Route 66 Motel, Barstow, California

Founded in 1922 the Route 66 Motel in Barstow, California, has been greeting travelers for nearly 100 years! Boasting great room rates and clean, comfortable rooms it was voted one of the “10 great places to stop along the way (Route 66)” by USA Today. The exterior has all the charm that you’d expect from a classic Route… Read More