Route 66 Adventure Handbook

Route 66 Adventure Handbook Author Drew Knowles
ISBN-10 9781595809254
Year 2011-08-01
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Santa Monica Press
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Route 66 Adventure Handbook is your personal guide to the vanishing American roadside, with all of its exuberance, splendor, and absurdity. For this updated and expanded fourth edition, Drew Knowles has included it all: magnificent architecture, natural wonders, Art Deco masterpieces, vintage motels and cafes, unique museums, offbeat attractions, fascinating artifacts and icons, and kitschy tourist traps. The addition of city maps, showing the multiple paths of Route 66 and displaying the exact locations of points of interest, is a major improvement over the already critically acclaimed third edition of the book. The fourth edition also includes hundreds of beautiful new photographs and the addition of dozens of new attractions. Filled with wonderfully quirky side trips and fun bits of trivia, Route 66 Adventure Handbook is the most authoritative resource for anyone looking to explore the Mother Road. Fasten your seatbelts!

Ghost Towns of Route 66

Ghost Towns of Route 66 Author Jim Hinckley
ISBN-10 9780760338438
Year 2011-06-06
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Voyageur Press (MN)
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Ghost towns lie all along the Mother Road. The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Join Route 66 expert Jim Hinckley as he tours more than twenty-five ghost towns, rich in stories and history. Includes directions for when you take your trip. Complemented by Kerrick James’ gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography. Explore the beauty and nostalgia of these abandoned communities along America’s favorite highway!

Travel Route 66

Travel Route 66 Author Jim Hinckley
ISBN-10 9780760344309
Year 2014-03-15
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Voyageur Press (MN)
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"A guide to destinations and sights along historic Route 66, with historical background and travel tips"--

Route 66 75th Anniversary Edition

Route 66  75th Anniversary Edition Author Michael Wallis
ISBN-10 9780312281618
Year 2001-06-23
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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A cultural history of America's most famous highway chronicles the road from its founding to its demise and unprecented revival, and celebrates the many sites and stops along its 2,400-mile route.

Road Trip USA

Road Trip USA Author Jamie Jensen
ISBN-10 9781612389035
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 952
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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The Road Awaits! Criss-cross the country on America's classic two-lane highways with Road Trip USA! Inside Road Trip USA you'll find: A flexible network of route combinations color-coded and extensively cross-referenced to allow for hundreds of possible itineraries Mile-by-mile highlights celebrating the best of Americana, including roadside curiosities, parks, diners, and the local history and personality that makes each small town and big city unique Over 125 detailed driving maps covering more than 35,000 miles of classic American blacktop Full-color photos and illustrations of America both then and now Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who sped along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement Insight into the heart of the great American road trip, as well as resources and suggestions for the best books to read as you explore the US Road Trip USA is so full of the beauty of the American road, why wait to start your next adventure? Hit the Road!

Route 66 Still Kicks

Route 66 Still Kicks Author Rick Antonson
ISBN-10 9781459704381
Year 2012-06-23
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Dundurn
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Through the stories of one of Canada's most enthusiastic travellers explore the famous American highway that inspired the likes of Al Capone, Salvador Dali, Mickey Mantle, and the countless fans of this iconic American landmark.

Route 66

Route 66 Author Tom Snyder
ISBN-10 0312254172
Year 2000-03-17
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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Celebrating the history and current revival of a great American highway, the author paints a vivid portrait of life on Route 66, and the people who haunt it, including cattle rustlers, gangsters, hitchhikers, and everyday travelers. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips

Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips Author Lonely Planet
ISBN-10 9781743607183
Year 2015-04-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips is your passport to the best advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Featuring trips from Chicago to Los Angeles, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way, you can visit all of Route 66's kooky roadside attractions and friendly towns with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road! Inside Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips: Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughout Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right routes tailored for your needs and interests Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directions Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Useful features including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip Road Trips Eastern Route 66, Central Route 66, Western Route 66 Covers Los Angeles, Chicago, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalize your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out the Lonely Planet USA's Best Trips guide. Also, check out Lonely Planet's Los Angeles and Chicago guides for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer. There's More in Store for You: For more US road-tripping ideas, check out Lonely Planet's Road Trips guides to San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country and Pacific Coast Highways. Or start with our FREE SAMPLER '3 of the USA's Best Road Trips' with excerpts from each Road Trips guide to help you pick which region to explore first. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

500 Things to Eat Before It s Too Late

500 Things to Eat Before It s Too Late Author Jane Stern
ISBN-10 0547059078
Year 2009
Pages 452
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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The authors present meals that they believe to be best examples in various food genres, in a treasury of profiles and informational sidebars that reveals where to find the ultimate regional specialties.

The Most Scenic Drives in America Newly Revised and Updated

The Most Scenic Drives in America  Newly Revised and Updated Author Editors of Reader's Digest
ISBN-10 9781606523902
Year 2012-03-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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The all-in-one trip planner and travel guide-now totally revised and updated-will steer you down the most scenic road every time. From Florida's Road to Flamingo to Hawaii's Oahu Coastal Loop . . . from British Columbia's Sea to Sky Highway to Cape Cod's Sandy Shores . . . each featured road trip is pictured in stunning full color and described in vivid text, keyed to an easy-to-follow newly revised map. Whether you choose a drive in a far corner of the continent or a back road in your own state, this book is your ticket to North America's most beautiful byways. Drives are grouped in four pictured-packed sections-Western, Mountain, Central, and Eastern states and provinces-and are accompanied by detailed, easy-to-use maps. New drives featuring some of Canada's most stunning destinations have been added. As a bonus, handy Trip Tip sidebars include: Mileage best season to travel nearby attractions special events "learn more" contact information including website addresses A special feature called Star Routes offers thumbnail sketches of shorter but especially scenic roads located in the same region as the main tours. Additional boxes highlight distinctive characteristics of the areas, including local plants, animals, customs, foods, and a variety of historical events. Whether on the road or in the comfort of your easy chair, this newly revised Reader's Digest travel guide will be a welcome companion.

Moon Route 66 Road Trip

Moon Route 66 Road Trip Author Candacy Taylor
ISBN-10 9781631210723
Year 2016-05-24
Pages 250
Language en
Publisher Avalon Travel
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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. Their stories are threaded throughout this book, amid the colorful characters and cultural curiosities that embody the Mother Road today. This book gives you everything you need to get your kicks on 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

How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive

How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive Author John Muir
ISBN-10 1566913101
Year 2001
Pages 476
Language en
Publisher Avalon Travel Pub
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The nineteenth edition of this classic automotive manual helps dedicated VW owners fight the war against rust, body rot, and engine failure to keep their prized cars alive, with advice on caring for Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway

Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway Author Jamie Jensen
ISBN-10 9781631211096
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Avalon Travel
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Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 400,000 miles to bring you the best-selling travel guide Road Trip USA. In this expanded tour of the Pacific Coast Highway, Jamie takes you from the dense green forests of Washington to the gorgeous beaches of Southern California. From logging towns to surfer lore, Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway covers every aspect of this mostly two-lane route through the unabashedly breathtaking western coast. Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway highlights major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities, historic sites, and oddball trivia. Exit the interstates and create your own driving adventures on the west coast's unrivaled scenic highway. This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps.