Many have driven The Mother Road, Historic U.S. Route 66, across the United States, including all eight states through which the highway passed. There are others who are planning to take the journey for the first time, which from Chicago to Santa Monica can take from several days to multiple weeks. And they do not have a good vision of what they might see on the trip.
We have prepared these YouTube videos to showcase Route 66 highlighting just a few of the hundreds of attractions along the way.
So sit back and get your kicks on Route 66 ... and turn up your volume for some easy-listening music!
Like all YouTube videos, you can click to run it full screen, and mute the music if you like.
Road Trip Travel Videos for Various States Along Route 66
Planning a road trip on Route 66? Here are some quick video travel guides by state ...
Or Travel the Entire Route 66 ... in only 10 minutes!
The video below showcases the entire Route 66, across all 8 states, highlighting just a few of the hundreds of attractions along the way.
While some trips on Route 66 take 10 days, this trip only takes 10 minutes! So sit back and get your kicks on Route 66 ... and turn up your volume for some easy-listening music!
The Murals of Route 66: A Video
Murals painted on the walls of buildings and houses along Route 66 have become a tradition, and a draw for fans of the Mother Road.
These paintings reflect the local history of cities and towns along the route, and provide an artistic outlet for local artisans to showcase their public artwork. The surface on which they are painted provides additional texture and dimension, whether it be on stone, concrete, brick, tile or wood.
The murals are a popular art form that depicts local scenes, history, people, heroes, events, nostalgia and "getting your kicks on Route 66".
All eight states along Route 66 have murals, and classic signs ... shown on the video below are a few highlights and popular favorites.