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Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet’s Route 66’s Road Trips. Featuring three amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you’ll visit along the way, you can search for roadside attractions or dillydally your way through the desert, all with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road!
Inside Lonely Planet’s Route 66’s Road Trips:
Lavish color and gorgeous photography throughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interzests
Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-color route maps, detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip
Covers Los Angeles, Chicago, St Louis, Kansas, California, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Route 66’s Road Trips is perfect for exploring Route 66 in the classic American way - by road trip!
Planning a Route 66 trip sans a car? Lonely Planet’s USA guide, our most comprehensive guide to the USA, is perfect for exploring both top sights and lesser-known gems.
Looking for a guide focused on a specific Route 66 city? Check out Lonely Planet’s Chicago guide and Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California guide for a comprehensive look at all that these cities have to offer, or Pocket Chicago and Pocket Los Angeles, handy-sized guides focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.
There’s More in Store for You:
For more road-tripping ideas, check out Lonely Planet’s USA Best Trips guides to New England, Pacific Northwest, California, New York & the Mid-Atlantic, Florida & the South, Southwest USA, and USA or Road Trips guides to Pacific Coast Highway, San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country, Civil War Trail, New England Fall Foliage, San Antonio, Austin & Texas Backcountry, and San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country.
Also, check out Lonely Planet’s European Best Trips guides to Europe, Italy, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria & Switzerland, Spain & Portugal or Road Trips guides to Amalfi Coast, Châteaux of the Loire Valley, Grand Tour of Italy, Iceland’s Ring Road, Italian Lakes, Normandy & D-Day Beaches, Provence & Southeast France, and Tuscany.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.
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