Drive into the Heart of America


From pristine prairies and red rock mountains to the glittering Pacific, this fabled highway has beckoned everyone from Dust Bowl escapees to 1950s vacationers. Route 66 is lined with the history of those seeking a better life, whose stamina, perseverance, and imagination made it an American icon. 

This book has everything you need to drive Route 66:

  • Follow turn by turn directions to connect with the historic highway—and learn where to get off the route for worthwhile excursions
  • Experience roadside attractions, outsider art, and kitsch masterpieces
  • Wander transcendent landscapes like Acoma Pueblo, the Grand Canyon, and Joshua Tree
  • Meet the trailblazing women who defined Route 66 for generations to come
  • Discover the untold stories of the Green Book, which enabled African Americans to travel west safely

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