For my first blog post that isn’t from the road i have decided ill try and give any budding road trippers a few Route 66 tips that we found useful or could of done with on our drive from Chicago to Los Angeles.
These are my own personal route 66 tips, opinions and views taken from our 2015 road trip along Route 66 and not in any particular order. I hope you enjoy reading them.
Six weeks and counting till we head stateside for our next big road trip and this time we will be California dreaming as we set out on a 1200 mile round route of the Golden State.
Our roadtrip will be taking in city’s, alpine forest’s, deserts, ocean views, state fairs, prisons, and a certain American mouse !
It’s now less than two weeks till the big off and whilst my wife is organising and double checking holiday insurance, passports, tickets and ESTA’s I’m panicking about the more important matters such as
What if the radio in the hire car is broken and I’ve got to drive nearly 3000 miles listening to country and western music !
I have a romantic vision of pulling into Vegas with Elvis knocking out Viva Las Vegas over the car speakers or turning onto Santa Monica boulevard with Sheryl Crow singing “as the sun comes down on the Santa Monica Boulevard”.
This time one year ago I was sitting on a sun lounger, drinking a cold beer whilst watching my son jump in and out of a swimming pool. It was 40 degrees, the sweat was wetting the pages of my book and as nice as it was i was bored and yearning for a bit of adventure.