fit and have fun as you trace the famous route of this legendary
highway from the shores of Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean.
66 is the USA's most famous highway. Opened in 1926, it connected
Chicago with Los Angeles over 2,448 miles and made long-distance road
transportation a reality for millions of Americans. It played a key
role in the development of industry and commerce, offered the prospect
of a new, better life in the West, and gave vital support to the US war
effort in the 1940s. Route 66 quickly became part of the American
Dream, generating its own myths and romance, while inspiring scores of
novelists, poets, artists, moviemakers, and songwriters to weave its
images into their work.Over
the next 12 weeks, activities will translate into miles traveled along
Route 66, the Mother Road. By traveling at least 29 "Route 66" miles
each day, participants will reach California by August 23rd.
make your journey more interesting, you will receive emails each week
detailing the unique culture along the road from historic landmarks to
favorite cars and popular recipes.