Loved how you explained things about your awesome road trip. I love your blog! Route 66 cuts across Galena, KS and continues east into Missouri. You might want to fix that. I know because I live in Fort Scott. Yes, the Fort Scott Historic Site is about a 1 hour detour from Route 66 from Galena or Baxter Springs, and we have clarified this in the text so readers will be more aware if they want to visit the historic fort site.
My wife and I are looking st doing this trip in the 3 weeks , but staying in LA for a few days after. Do you have a printable version of this guide buyable. Would love to read this in full on my breaks at work and make notations and alike. Great work. What I have read is both amazing and exciting Regards Darren.
However, we do get asked for this quite often so are looking into some solutions but unfortunately we will not likely have something available before your trip. But we hope this will be helpful to you as you plan your Route 66 adventure and take your trip!! Just let us know if you have any questions. Dear Independent Travel Cats, last year when i started planning this trip I actually had signed up to run the half marathon in Chicago , when we decided to make a road trip out of it! We will be forever grateful. Your Route 66 in 2 Weeks Guide is hands down one of the best I have found.
My husband printed it out and it became our bible for our road trip. If you would like, we can send you the picture for your blog.
NIcki and Klaus from Berlin Germany. So happy to hear that you had a wonderful Route 66 road trip and that our Route 66 itinerary was so helpful in planning and guiding your road trip. Did you have any favorite towns or attractions along the way? You can find our emails here. This was brilliant. We are going to drive some of Route66 after leaving New York….
I have purchased the EZ66 but this blog it just fantastic….. Will not be leaving OZ without this. Think it has jus5 become my new route planner Thank you xxxxxx Karen. Hi Karen, Sounds like a great trip and so glad that you are finding our Route 66 itinerary helpful for that part of your road trip! Wishing you a great visit to the USA. Hi guys…I have a question. Whilst travelling on Route 66 ….
I assume hotels and diners will take credit card however gas stations?? Hi Karen, Most places in the USA take credit cards, including along Route 66, however, I would always recommend having American cash on you when traveling along Route 66 or anywhere really. Some of the smaller diners, restaurants, and attractions are cash-only or only accept credit cards when paying for something over a certain amount e.
So I would recommend making sure you get gas during the day rather than waiting until late in the evening so that you can pay inside by credit card, debit card, or cash as many pumps may not accept your international card. So best to fuel up during business hours. As a regular Route 66 traveller, my heart generally sinks at this sort of blog entry. Do I agree with it all? Of course not! Would I add or substract stuff? Of course, but that really is just personal preference. Nice work! Hi Blue, Glad you liked our Route 66 article and found it helpful! We like to do a lot of research on things and places before writing about them, and agree that many online articles on Route 66 are not very accurate or helpful.
Love you blog post, now to get my husband to agree to do it. What time of year is best considering we will be travelling from the UK and probably take 4 to 6 weeks in total. It gives more about best time of year, car hire, and other more logistical things in planning a trip. If do it before the U. You need about 2 weeks for the Route 66 part of the trip, but you can of course take longer and I think 3 weeks would be ideal. Great artical and very informative. So I would definitely look into state laws for each of the 8 states as each state has different rules.
There is a longer stretch of route in the California desert section without much options for gas or anything really but I think that is the only section and it is noted in our Route 66 itinerary. Jessica and Laurence… Great accurate guide! As a child, I fell in love with the route 66 television show to Fortunately 10 or more years ago, a group of 30 or so of us travelled the whole route in period-correct to Corvettes which were featured driven by the actors of old TV show.
Absolutely the best trip of my life and a dream come true. I first drove Route 66 in ! Hi Paul, Thanks for taking the time to comment, and glad you enjoyed our Route 66 itinerary and guide. This is an incredible post! How have you both got enough time to document this and travel as much as you do? I have family here who are trying to persuade me to stay a little longer here, would you recommend it?
Keep up the amazing work Jessica and Laurence! Hi Ben, Yes, it took a couple of weeks to write this Route 66 itinerary after our trip. If you are following our itinerary closely, let us know if you noticed anything that is closed or newly opened on your journey as we always appreciate updates! Wishing you a great Rte 66 road trip.
This is amazing content, thank you. We are coming from New Zealand and looking forward to ticking off this bucket list trip. We fly out of Chicago on the new direct flight to Auckland, NZ — 16 hrs. I would like to know about rental cars, in particular Mustangs — any suggestions please? Regards, Nikki. Really good content.
Thank you so much for sharing it. We will do the trip in May. Me and my husband. Hi Bella, That sounds great, hope you and your husband have a wonderful Route 66 road trip. Just let us know if you have any questions as you plan your trip. Five years ago we were driving through Missouri at night and saw this really neat gas station. Thank you for writing this article, we are planning a Route 66 trip now to revisit the gas station and see more! Hi Codi, Glad you figured out the name of the station by finding our photo!
Just let us know if you have any questions as you plan your Route 66 road trip. Has anyone worked out how much petrol you would use driving an RV? The Route 66 route if you generally follow our Route 66 itinerary with no significant detours is about 2, miles.