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Route 66 is one of the most famous Road Trips in the world, this road trip starts in Chicago Illinois and it goes all the way to Las Angeles California. Route 66 used to be called “Main Street of America” it was one of the greatest American accomplishments for when it was created which was 1926. In 1927 all of the street signs were placed correctly. Route 66 travels into eight different states Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and finally California. There is a lot of history on the road it became the main rode to move westward in the 1930′s. Making Route 66 is a big part of American History. This famous highway goes about 2,448 miles or about 3,940 kilometers. Today Route 66 is no longer intact it was considered to be unusefully because of the new interstate system going into place. The original path is still connected today but it is connected with several interstates.
There is a lot of fun things to see while you go along this path. There are many small cities that are still around today just for Route 66. Some of the most popular things to see along Route 66 is the Grand Canyon in Arizona and National Route 66 Museum. There are several things to see but these are the two things that you can not miss on your road trip with Route 66. Road Trip Travels hopes that you have a great Road Trip Across the United States enjoy the history and the view.