Route 66 has been historically featured in films and related media due to its iconic structure and scenic sights. Traveling along this famous route, you will experience several small businesses and communities that have built compact towns along the freeway. Since Route 66 is considered a National Historic Highway, the monuments, towns, and businesses that are found along the way are preserved to the greatest extent in order to ensure that the culture of this beloved freeway never become forgotten.
- Historically, Route 66 served as a main route for Americans traveling across the country from east to west.
- In his book, Terrence Moore wanted to document places that still exist as well as those that are no longer there.
- Route 66 has been designated a National Historic Highway and is overseen by the National Park Service.
“A lot has changed in the route’s 92 years, but many continue to be captivated by the road and its history.”