Moon Route 66 Road Trip (Moon Handbooks)
Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!Moon Route 66 Road Trip reveals the best of this iconic highway, from sweeping prairies and red rock mountains to the glittering Pacific. Inside you'll find:Maps and driving tools: 37 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire routeThe only guide book containing start-to-finish directions for the entire original route, so you don't end up taking the regular highwaysActivities for every traveler: Wander transcendent landscapes like Acoma Pueblo or Joshua Tree. Immerse yourself in classic Americana with roadside attractions, outsider art, and kitsch masterpieces. Explore metropolitan icons like Los Angeles or Chicago, or stop for a drink at an authentic soda fountainWhere to pull over: Lists of the best places to eat, sleep, stop, and exploreMix and match itineraries, including a complete two-week tour of the "Mother Road"; one- to two-day plans for spending time in Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Santa Fe, and the Grand Canyon; and side trips to Taos, Las Vegas, Joshua Tree, and Santa MonicaCritical insight into the history of the route from historian and Route 66 expert Candacy Taylor, covering the women of Route 66, car culture, and the untold stories of the Green Book, which enabled African Americans to travel west safelyStrategic advice for planning your road trip, such as when to get gas, how to avoid traffic, suggestions for driving in different landscapes and weather conditions, and tips for travelers with disabilities, LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road-trippers with kidsMoon Route 66 Road Trip has planning your adventure covered: all you have to do is fill up the tank, pick a playlist, and let Moon ride shotgun.Looking to explore more of America on wheels? Try Moon California Road Trip! Doing more than driving through? Check out Moon Grand Canyon, Moon New Mexico, or Moon Utah.