logoHistoric Route 66 turn-by-turn description for California

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Route 66 is also known as "The Will Rogers Highway"

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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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Printing this description can take a lot of time, so you might want to consider buying commercially available alternatives such as the 8 map set and the EZ66 guide to take along on your trip.

The Route 66 Encyclopedia

Jim Hinckley

$28.80

Route 66 in Illinois (Images of America)

Joe Sonderman, Cheryl Eichar Jett

$16.85

Ghost Towns of Route 66

Jim Hinckley, Kerrick James (photography)

$16.01

More Songs of Route 66: Roadside Attractions

Jason Roberts, Asleep at the Wheel, Marcia Ball, Gary Primich, Jimmy LaFave

$12.99