But to reach the official finish point of Route 66—and take a photo of the enduring “End of the trail” sign—you’ll should ditch the car and stroll to the end of the Santa Monica Pier. The coastal city of Santa Monica can additionally be house to the original Muscle Beach outside fitness center and the pier’s Pacific Park amusement park. With the exception of the Navajo Nation, most of Arizona doesn’t observe Daylight Saving Time so remember to affirm the time as you cross the Arizona/New Mexico border. The Kansas section of Route 66 is brief however sweet, and manages to pack in a number of must-see stops in a little underneath 14 miles (13.2 to be exact). This small stretch passes through three towns—Galena, Riverton, and Baxter Springs—and may be driven in as little as 30 minutes.
The California section of Route 66 will give you a proper taste of the Golden State’s numerous surroundings, from tiny desert ghost cities to the urban sprawl of Los Angeles...More