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Arcadia, CA

Arcadia is home to at least a a couple of alignments of Route 66 beginning with the National Trails Highway on Foothill and later Route 66 on Huntington. Toss in a stretch of Colorado St. and Santa Anita Ave. just for fun.
The Derby
233 E. Huntington Dr.
The Derby has been here since 1931. The famed jockey George Woolf, rider of Seabiscuit, and a partner bought the ... read more
xArcadia News Journal Building
53 E Huntington Dr
This Art Deco Arcadia News Journa lbuilding was built in 1932. The relief sculptures were designed by J.J. Mora. ... read more
xDennys (windmill)
7 E. Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA
A Denny's Restaurant occupies the 1967 Van de Kamp's Holland Dutch Bakery building with it's restored windmill ... read more
Rod's Grill
41 W. Huntington Dr.
Rod's Grill has been here since 1957 and it almost was torn down in 2006 to make room for an expanding ... read more

Santa Anita Inn,
130 W. Huntington Dr.
The Santa Anita Inn dates back to the 1950s-1960s when it was the Flamingo Hotel. ... read more


Santa Antia Racetrack,
285 W. Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA
This racetrack reopened in 1934 and almost closed in 2007. The grandstand was expanded in the 1960s ... 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.