Route 66 is called the Main Street of America, and is known overseas as a symbol of the American dream. In an article for GoNOMAD.com, Connie Westergaard and her boyfriend, both Danish, take on the legendary road in a white Chevy, looking for adventure and nostalgia.
Enjoy the excerpt below:
We grab lunch and continue to Arizona. This is where all our doubts about Route 66 are put to shame. This is where it gets good.
The Eastern part of the state is a smorgasbord of natural wonders, like The Petrifed Forest, The Painted Desert and Route 66’s very own meteor crater. It is a beautiful stretch that should be devoted a lot of time.
Central Arizona is a true haven of Route 66 memorabilia. We stop at The Wigwam Motel in Holbrook, the Jack Rabbit Trading Post, the Twin Arrows, before we get to Williams – a Route 66 stronghold and the first pearl on a string of authentic Route 66 towns.