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Santa Monica, CA

When you get to Santa Monica you've either reached the end or the beginning of your trip on historic Route 66, depending on which way you're going. .
xWill Rogers Highway Marker
Ocean Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd.
This simple plaque marks the west end of the Will Rogers Highway. It is mounted on an angled stone base on the beach side of Ocean Ave. at Santa Monica Blvd. ... read more
xSanta Monica Pier
Colorado Ave. at Ocean Ave.
In 1909 the 1,600 foot long Municipal Pier was built and in 1916 Looff's Pleasure Pier opened with a carousel in ... 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.