Tag Archives: USA

Route 66 – Episode 13

So, Day 13 actually started slightly unlucky for us.  For the first time on the trip I forgot to unplug the 12V electric cooler we had in the backseat and when we emerged from our wigwam and went to set … Continue reading

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Route 66: The Painted Desert Trading Post!

Well, we’re two thirds of the way through our trip down Route 66. Today’s episode sees us depart New Mexico and set course for Holbrook, Arizona.  Sure, we’ll stop in and see Fort Courage — an abandoned tourist trap replica … Continue reading

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Route 66: Day 11 – Going Underground in New Mexico

Don’t let the thumbnail scare you away, we have some great adventures in store along Route 66 in New Mexico.  Well, unless you are afraid of snakes — in that case, watch this video with caution. We start in Ross … Continue reading

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Route 66: Tulsa to Hydro

Our first Saturday on Route 66. We start the day checking out a bit of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. First up is the Blue Dome gas station, which pre-dates Route 66 by a couple of years, opening in 1924. From there, … Continue reading

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Route 66: St. Louis

Our third day on Route 66 sees us backtracking a little and heading into St. Louis where we check out the National Transportation Museum and we see if Dan can get over his claustrophobia long enough to get to the … Continue reading

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Road Trip of a Lifetime

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted for a while.  The big reason for that is we were away for three weeks fulfilling a dream we have had for a number of years — to drive Route 66 all … Continue reading

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Retrospective: McDonalds Museum

This is the second in my now-officially-a-series lunch break postings… Today’s post was inspired by an article I saw in my Facebook Newsfeed as I ate breakfast this morning. “McDonald’s museum in Des Plaines will be demolished next month” I … Continue reading

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