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SCENIC ROUTE
opportunities in California, while a
growing wave of newly mobile tourists
explored national parks, such as the
Grand Canyon and the Petrified Forest
in Arizona.
towel and lobbied the state to declare
the 90-mile still-intact stretch of Route
66 from Seligman to Kingman, Ariz., a
historic highway. Today, Seligman lays
claim as the " birthplace of Historic
Route 66, " signifying the road's
transition from a national artery to a
historic journey.
A ROAD COMES OF AGE
Today, a trip down Route 66 is less
about reaching a destination than
enjoying the experiences along the way.
In Springfield, Ill., savor a crunchy corn
dog on a stick at the birthplace of this
deep-fried treat: the Cozy Dog. In
Holbrook, Ariz., spend the night nestled
in a teepee at the historic Wigwam
Motel for a nostalgic adventure.
Tulsa, Oklahoma
The allure of this highway was further
heightened by the " Route 66 " TV
series, which aired from 1960 to 1964.
But cracks in the pavement-and the
road's mystique-were inevitable. The
advent of the Interstate Highway
System in the 1950s sounded the death
knell for many two-lane roadways, and
much of the Mother Road was
sidestepped by four-lane
superhighways. By the early 1970s,
Route 66 had gone from a place to " get
your kicks " to remnants of a road with a
giant " kick me " sign on its back. The
towns along its way-and commerce in
them-suffered.
But Americans love a comeback
story, and Route 66's began in
Seligman, Ariz. When the town was
bypassed in 1978 by Interstate 40, local
business owners refused to throw in the
Mickey Mantle's hometown of
Commerce, Okla., welcomes hungry
road warriors to gobble down Route
66-themed cookies at the Dairy King,
housed in a 1931 former Marathon
service station. Afterward, stop for a
photo op across the street in front of
the fluorescent green 1929 Allen's
Conoco Fillin' Station, which was built
right into the brick wall of the adjacent
building. It now houses a gift shop.
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AAA Traveler Apr/May 2022 Colorado
Inspiring Journeys
Travel Buzz
Why Choose a Guided Vacation
Places We Love
Inspiring a Love of Travel Through an Adorable Kitty
A Luxury Cruise in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Seek Out New Summer Thrills
Road Trip Redefined: Choose Your Style
Another Side of Vegas
Get Your Kicks & Kitsch on Route 66
Advisor Spotlight
Your Story
Going on a Cruise? Make it a Road Trip
Bon Voyage
New Discoveries
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