logoHistoric Route 66 turn-by-turn description for California

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Steinbeck referred to Route 66 as the Mother Road in "Grapes of Wrath"

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California

As Route 66 doesn't appear on modern maps anymore, one needs a good description before heading out on the old 2-lane highway.

Select the starting point and direction you'd like to travel below:

westboundeastbound
from Arizonafrom the start in Santa Monica/L.A.
Needles-Barstow
Barstow-San BernardinoStatewide
San Bernardino-Upland
Upland-Pasadena
Pasadena-Santa Monica/L.A.
to the end Santa Monica/L.A.off to Arizona

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