Category Archives: Route 66

Route 66 Days 22 & 23 – Lincoln to Chicago

May 15, 2015 There has been about a week long pause in my blogging about the trip – and I left you all with the cliffhanger just as we were on the outskirts of Chicago. What can I say? Sometimes … Continue reading

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Route 66 Day 21 – Edwardsville, IL to Lincoln, IL

May 14, 2015 Today marks our 3rd full week on the road; we are getting so close to Chicago but still a couple of days to go. This was a pretty short travel day in comparison with some others but … Continue reading

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Route 66 Day 20 – Carthage, MO to Edwardsville, IL

May 13, 2015 We’ve been pretty lucky with the weather so far on our trip. There was an enormous storm front across the lower plains – Texas panhandle and Oklahoma – just before we were due to travel through. We … Continue reading

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Route 66 Day 19 – Edmund, OK to Carthage, MO

May 12, 2015 We travelled in three states today; however, there are only about 15 miles of Route 66 in Kansas and we just crossed over into Missouri. We had three places on the schedule and they were early in the … Continue reading

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Route 66 Day 18 Amarillo to Edmund, OK

May 11, 2015 On this day we travelled across the rest of the Texas Pan Handle, into Oklahoma, and a bit past Oklahoma City. There was plenty to see and do. Driving Route 66 in Texas is hair raising. Much … Continue reading

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Route 66 Day 17 – Santa Fe to Amarillo

May 10, 2015 We’ve enjoyed the coast, the desert, then mountains, and today we dropped down into the plains. We double checked the weather to make sure we weren’t driving into the path of a tornado – everything looked fine. … Continue reading

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Route 66 Day 16 – Santa Fe to Taos

May 9, 2015 [Caution: I’ve got a little bit of editorial comment in this post. Just a little.] We wanted to explore the artist community in Taos and visit Santuario De Chimayó along the way. Rather than taking the main … Continue reading

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