Historic Route 66
The Mother Road – US 66
US66 is 2,400 miles long from Lake Michigan to The Pacific Ocean.
Formations above and below on Route 666 to the North off Route 66 toward Shiprock, New Mexico. Then we go northeast toward the four corners monument.
The Four Corners National Survey Monument Marker below.
Stand in 4 states: Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah all at the same time!
Falling rocks with steep up and down grades on this several hundred mile 2 lane north canyon route.
Goats and cattle roam free and can cross the roads so use caution.
Approaching Canyon Lands National Park.
Canyonlands, Utah at the Hite Marina Recreation Area. The camping area in this image was completely underwater last visit.
The Hite Colorado river crossing was fast, blue and deep here last visit. It is muddy, slow and very shallow at this time.
Fred and Barneys main street!
Forest fire area on I-70 west.
BB2’s first visit to Nevada this trip was at the four corners national monument.
The open air covered Fremont Street Experience. 100+ degree August desert heat and the whole area is air conditioned.
We ate at the Fremont Casino buffet, a real international seven country menu treat.
We were burnt out on sandwiches, drive throughs and continental “cardboard” breakfast. Bagels, hard rolls, sour dough, hoagies, what the hell is that stuff anyway, hey…….. wheres our New Orleans French bread, Beignets, French toast etc? What?? No Chickory……….
The Worlds largest gold nugget! We stopped by the Golden Nugget Casino to see it.
The 61 pound 11 ounce Hand Of Faith nugget revolves in the display case.
The Treasure Island casino above and others below we saw as we cruised the strip out of town!
The Mirage Casino and Hotel.
Caesars Palace and Hotel.
New York, New York Casino and Hotel.
Approaching the Lake Mead National Recreation area just out of Las Vegas and then on to the Colorado River crossing at the Hoover Dam.
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