Great resources for info on Route 66 and events. Dedicated people, all. Consider joining one or more!

Route 66 Association of Illinois

Route 66 Association of Missouri

Kansas Historic Route 66 Association (Baxter Springs)

Route 66 Association of Kansas (Riverton)

Oklahoma Route 66 Association

The Old Route 66 Association of Texas

New Mexico Route 66 Association

Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona

California Historic Route 66 Association

The California Route 66 Preservation Foundation

Nederlandse Route66 association


IL: Traveling the New, Historic Route 66 in Illinois by John Weiss

MO: Missouri US 66 Tour Book by C.H. (Skip) Curtis

OK: Oklahoma Route 66

Jim Ross /Ghost Town Press

Official Oklahoma Route 66 Association Trip Guide

AZ: Route 66 Across Arizona: A Comprehensive Two-Way Guide for Touring Route 66 Richard K. and Sherry G. Mangum Hexagon Press

LA area: Finding the End of the Mother Road: Route 66 in Los Angeles County Scott Piotrowski/ Route 66 Productions


Route 66 Map Series 8 maps of the whole route, by Ross and McClanahan: Ghost Town Press
(also publisher of the Bones of the Old Road video, featuring Jim and Jerry)

Route 66 Adventure Handbook Drew Knowles Interesting places and attractions along 66

Route 66 for Kids Emily Priddy A small, hand-produced booklet with good suggestions for kids)

Route 66 Dining & and Lodging Guide National Historic Route 66 Federation An indispensable guide


Images of 66 Vol 1 & 2 David Wickline Great albums of modern photos along the route!

Route 66: The Empires of Amusement
Route 66: The Romance of the West Thomas Arthur Repp/Mock Turtle Press
American Road Magazine: My Route 66 Kicks dept.

Try amazon for these:
Route 66: The Mother Road by Michael Wallis (75th Anniversary Edition)
Route 66 Remembered Michael Karl Witzel
Route 66: Lives on the Road Jon G. Robinson

WEBSITES: There are MANY websites devoted to Route 66. Try an internet search and see what comes up (wow). The sites below are cool:

National Historic Route 66 Federation
Store, links to other Route 66 websites and The Federation News.

Yahoo Route 66 group
Lots of timely 66 info, up to the minute news, links, dust ups and chit chat.
A site that lists the Route 66 guidebooks currently in print.
Shellee Graham and Jim Ross' roadside images website

Russell Olsen

Michael Wallis

Carolyn's Stamp Store

Kathy Anderson

History and vintage images of the famed Whiting Bros chain of stations and motels, plus an ambitious listing of linen postcards along Rte 66.

Webpage about the late MR Quick chain of hamburger joints

Phil Gordon's great Whiting Bros gas station site

and my Whiting Bros photo gallery:

motorcycle tours of 66

Mother Road Ride Rally