Books


Route 66: EZ66 GUIDE For Travellers

This 200 page guide includes easy to use maps and highlights the main sights/attractions. Considered by many to the be THE essential guidebook/map for any Route 66 traveller.

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Route 66 Dining and Lodging Guide

It lists over 500 dining and lodging establishments and concentrates on the vintage properties that made the Route famous. An excellent companion to the EZ66 Guide.

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Route 66 Adventure Handbook


A guide to all the exuberance, splendour, and absurdity of Route 66. From well-known hotspots to obscure oddities, this inspiring guide presents a wealth of information for both first-time adventurers and seasoned travellers.

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Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips

This Lonely Planet guide book follows the successful formula of it’s predecessors in style and structure. This book is a concise description of the route and maintains the authority of previous Lonely Planet publications.

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Route 66: Traveller’s Guide and Roadside Companion

A very useful book with plenty of interesting stories and features. Considered by many to be a must-have book for the glove-box.

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The Route 66 Encyclopedia

The Route 66 Encyclopedia provides a sweeping look at a highway that has become more than just a road, illustrated with over 1,000 old and new, color and black-and-white photos and memorabilia. An outstanding keepsake or gift.

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Billy Connolly’s Route 66

Having always dreamt about taking a trip on the legendary Route 66, Billy Connolly finally heads off on the ride of a lifetime. The book also contains a section with maps, playlists, recipes, and more, bringing the reader to the heart of this adventure.

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Maps


Here It Is! The Route 66 Map Series

This acclaimed Route 66 packaged set of eight roadmaps provides an easy to follow route aimed at keeping you on track and maximizing your Mother Road experience.

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Route 66 – The Mother Road

Route 66 between Los Angeles and Chicago presented in a handy size, A5 paperback atlas using extracts from ITMB’s mapping of USA at 1:1,000,000, plus street plans and/or enlargements for main towns along that historic route.

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Route US 66 (Quick Access)

A nicely detailed map with a simple, straight-forward design. It has the added bonus of being laminated and therefore will tolerate numerous coffee spills and french-fry-fingers! A compact and handy resource to keep in the glove compartment.

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Road Atlas 2017: Large Scale

As well as a specialised Route 66 guidebook/map you should definitely take an up-to-date road atlas too to make sure you’re always heading in the right direction. If you plan on taking any side-trips off Route 66 then a modern map is essential to avoid getting lost.

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DVD & Blu Ray


Route 66: Marathon Tour – Chicago to LA (Tin Packaging)

Discover Route 66 like never before in this 5 disc collection of all the nostalgia and kitsch that made it a piece of Americana. It covers the journey in six hours of lively, fun-filled stories and anecdotes.

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Billy Connolly’s Route 66

Billy Connolly takes the ultimate road trip as he travels the world’s most famous highway, Route 66. Billy turns Easy Rider and follows a lifelong dream as he makes the iconic 2488 mile journey from Chicago to Santa Monica.

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Cars

Pixar’s great animated comedy is directly inspired by real-life places and people along Route 66. The soundtrack features the brilliant Rascal Flatts cover of “Life is a Highway”.

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Music


Route 66: Rockin’ on the Road

A great 3-CD collection that takes you out on the open road featuring tracks by artists such as Canned Heat, Van Morrison, Johnny Cash, The Outlaws and Starship. This album is available as both CD and MP3.

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Route 66: Music From And Inspired By The ITV Series

Route 66: Music from and Inspired by the TV Series is the soundtrack to comedian and travelling enthusiast Billy Connolly’s adventure down the world’s most famous road. This album is also available as an MP3 download.

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