Ash Fork RT 66

Ash Fork Sign

Brief History In the early 1800s the area that is now known as Ash Fork, Arizona was primarily used by traders and fur trappers on their way from Santa Fe to Los Angeles. It was established in 1882 after originally a siding of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad (which later went on to become the … Read more

Kingman

Kingman 66

The whole idea of us staying at the Grand Railway RV Park was to visit cities along and ride the historic RT 66 in Northern Arizona. One of the stops we made was a town called Kingman. Naturally, the first stop was the Kingman Arizona Visitors Center. Here you will find the Route 66 museum of … Read more

Oatman

Oatman Sign

After finishing up our workamping gig in Yuma, Arizona, we decided before heading to our next gig in Ouray, Colorado we wanted to do a little RT 66. So after spending a few nights in El Centro, California, we headed to Grand Canyon Railway RV Park (check out our review of this park) which is … Read more

McLean-Allanreed Area Museum

McLean Alanreed Museum

On this section of RT 66, there are a few historical things to look for. Conoco Towers is not far and The Devil’s Rope Museum is literally around the block from this place. As a matter of fact, we thought we were heading to Devil’s Rope but apparently turned too soon. It turned out we … Read more

Conoco Tower And U-Drop Inn Cafe

Conoco Tower

It was a beautiful day so we decided to take the motorcycle for a little spin. We wanted to cover RT 66 while in Texas. Which way should we go? Since we are camping in Amarillo, we are sort of in the middle. Today we chose to go east. It was about a 75-mile ride … Read more

Devils Rope Barbed Wire Museum

Bike Outside Devils Rope

If you stopped at the McClean-Allanreed Area Museum, you are literally around the block from the Devils Rope. This is an attraction dense area of RT 66. With the McClean-Allanreed Museum around the block and The old restored gas station only a few blocks from here, you can catch some great area history. The Devils rope museum … Read more

MidPoint Cafe

MidPointe Cafe Sign

First, let me say that I usually do not put any food places on day trip pages. But hey, this is RT 66!!! After driving west from Amarillo towards New Mexico on the historical RT 66 for about an hour or so, we came upon this little cafe on the side of the road. Our … Read more