Santa Monica Pier stands proud at the spiritual end of Route 66, marked by the famous End of the Trail sign. However, it wasn’t always considered the end of the road. So, what about the pier earned its unofficial title? We take a look at only a few of the great things on offer at Santa Monica Pier.
The United States’ most famous road has inspired all manner of pop culture throughout the decades – including critically acclaimed films. We’ve picked three stand-out movies in which Route 66 truly shines for its history and symbolism. Be sure to give these a watch before your next tour.
There’s no doubt about it, there’s a lot of fun to be had on a tour of the Historic Route 66! So much fun that before you even get there, we thought we’d share a couple of cool facts about the road. Sign up for a tour to learn more about the road from our knowledgeable tour guides!
Have you ever read “The Grapes of Wrath”? It’s a novel about the history of the American west during the 1930s. Our good old Route 66 is a big part of the story with some pretty deep symbolism. If you’re planning on embarking on a Route 66 Tour, you might want to give the book (or this post) a read!
Do you drool watching movies like Grease and television shows like Riverdale when the characters sit down for a meal at the local diner? Big juicy burgers and creamy thick milkshakes – it’s hard not to work up an appetite! Well, we have some good news for you, these mom and pop restaurants are real!
Route 66 has tonnes of famous American landmarks just waiting for you to come explore! Here’s a list of just a few of those attractions you’ll get to see!
If you’re biking along the Sturgis Bike Week and suddenly see a few faces in the mountainside, don’t worry, you aren’t seeing things. That’s Mount Rushmore!