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There many fun lodging options along Route 66, but the Wigwam Motel is certainly one of the most interesting. There are a number of these huge...
Winchester Drive In
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
No Route 66 journey would be complete without taking in a drive-in movie! A great spot for doing just that is the Winslow Drive-In Theatre in...
Blue Swallow Motel
Tucumcari, New Mexico
There are a lot of famous motels to stay in along Route 66, but one of the most iconic has to be the Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari (noted for the...
Route 66 Marker California
San Bernardino County, California
One of the best parts of Route 66 is just the drive along the old road, particularly through the high desert areas of California and Arizona. This...
Apache County, Arizona
The Painted Desert and Petrified Forest National Park have long been a notable stop for travellers along Route 66. This national park is home to...
Jack Rabbitt Trading Post
Navajo County, Arizona
The Jack Rabbitt Trading Post is a must-stop on the old Route 66 trail. Not least because of the famous signs that once spanned the highway for...
Ed Galloway's Totem Pole Park
Rogers County, Oklahoma
Another quirky route 66 roadside attraction - this giant concrete totem pole forms a part of the Ed Galloway Totem Pole Park. As well as the giant...
Potter County, Texas
Route 66 is all about the quirky road side attractions, and the Cadillac Ranch near Amarillo, Texas, is definitely one of those! These upended...
Marsh Arch Bridge
Cherokee County, Kansas
Kansas has the shortest stretch of Route 66 of any of the 8 states on the route - only 12 miles! Still, if you're going to be true to the route,...
One of the highlights on the Oklahoma stretch of Route 66, this giant blue while has been a popular stopping point for generations. You can climb...
No tour of Edinburgh and the Royal Mile would be complete without a stop at Edinburgh Castle. Sitting proudly atop an extinct volcano, this castle...
Palace of Holyroodhouse
At the opposite end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle sits the Palace of Holyroodhouse - a stunning building which is home to the Queen...
St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is the main church of the Church of Scotland, and occupies a prime piece of land on...
When you're exploring Edinburgh's Royal Mile, you have to take a bit of time to explore the "closes" that run off it - narrow alleyways that run...
The Real Mary King's Close
One of the most popular attractions on Edinburgh's Royal Mile is The Real Mary King's Close. This is a subterranean attraction, taking you into the...
Edinburgh's Royal Mile is a must for any visitor to Edinburgh. Running from the magnificent Edinburgh Castle at the top, right down to Holyrood...
Gladstone's Land, found on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, is one of the few surviving 17th century tenement houses in the city. The small size of...
The Writers Museum
Just a little way off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh is the writer's museum - dedicated to three of Scotland's greatest writers: Robert Louis...
This building on the right with the clock, found on Edinburgh's Royal Mile, is the Canongate Tolbooth. Originally, this was found outside the city...
Museum of Edinburgh
One of our favourite museums in Edinburgh, and a must-visit when in town, is the "Museum of Edinburgh". This museum, set in a 16th century...
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