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Historic Route 66 in Arizona

Arizona has the longest driveable stretch of the original Route 66. It starts just west of Ash Fork and ends just east of the California border. That section includes Seligman, Valentine, Kingman, Oatman and much more.
xLupton to Allentown
North Frontage Road, I-40, exit 359
Welcome to Arizona! Visit a couple of open trading posts and one that has been abandoned ... read more
xHouck to Querio Canyon
I-40 Exit 348
Houck has Fort Courage and you go west from there on the north frontage road to the Querino Canyon bridge ... read more
xSanders
I-40 Exit 339
Sanders sits on a corner of where the original Route 66 turned northwest to cross the Rio Puerco on a ... read more
xChambers
I-40 Exit 333
There's an abandoned gas station here, a operating motel and a trading post with an art gallery ... read more
xPainted Desert / Petrified Forest
I-40, exit 311
The Visitor Center is just before the park gate. This page includes the Painted Desert Trading Post ... read more
xHolbrook
I-40 Exits 289, 286, 285 & Geronimo at 280.
There are enough landmarks in Holbrook to make it a main stop on the ... read more
xJoseph City
I-40 Exits 277 & 269
Several interesting photo ops here. Cross the freeway at 274 on your way to the Jack Rabbit Trading Post ... read more
xWinslow
(I-40 Exits 257 & 252
Join the crowd and do a little "Standin on the Corner in Winslow, AZ". You approach Winslow via I-40 from the ... read more
xMeteor City & Two Guns
I-40 Exit 233
The Meteor Crater is the biggest hole in the ground along Route 66. Two guns holds a whole bunch of dashed dreams ... read more
xTwin Arrows to Winona
I-40, exits 219 & 211
You'll find two old trading posts at Twin Arrows and one in Winona (a gas station) plus the 1925 ... read more
xFlagstaff
2924 Historic Route 66
There are a lot of vintage landmarks in Flagstaff so we've picked out a few for this page. ... read more
xBellmont & Brannigan Park
I-40 Exit 185
Some old road, a 1969 Easy Rider movie location and the highest point on Route 66 in Arizona live here ... read more
xParks & Pittman Valley
Old Route 66
Three alignments of 66 meet near the Parks in the Pines General Store and the Garland Vista is a couple ... read more
xWilliams & Grand Canyon
I-40 Exit 165
Eastbound get off I-40 at exit 161. You can drive or take the train to the Grand Canyon from ... read more
xAsh Fork to Crookton Junction
I-40 exits 146 & 144
Ash Fork once bustled with railroad and Route 66 activity, both have more or less dried up, but the town ... read more
xSeligman
I-40 Exits 123 & 121
Angel Delgadillo is considered by many to be the father of Historic Route 66. His, and many other gift shops here ... read more
xDeer Lodge to Grand Canyon Caverns
Old Route 66
West of Seligman you come to the ruins of the Deer Lodge and Hyde Park Cabins shortly before the ... read more
xPeach Springs
Old 66
This is one of the towns between Seligman and Kingman that are miles from I-40. It's a great stretch of the old road ... read more
xTruxton to Crozier
Old 66
Truxton history reads something like this, "From no-town to ghost town in 28 short years". I-40 bypassed ... read more
xValentine, Hackberry & Anteras
Old 66
The Valentine Indian School is one of two schools here, see them both. The town was the home of a popular ... read more
xKingman
Old 66
The Powerhouse Museum & the Route 66 Visitor Center are just two of many cool landmarks in Kingman ... read more
xMcConnico to Sitgreaves Pass
Oatman Road
Can an easy drive to Cool Springs turn into a nerve wracking edge of the world experience as you climb to Sitgreaves Pass ... read more
xOatman
Oatman Road
The "wild" Burro's of Oatman tend to keep "Bankers Hours", so arrive during the mid morning or early ... read more
xOld Trails to Topock
Oatman Topock Highway.
This is a relaxing drive with only a few landmarks to see befor reaching Topock and crossing into California ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.