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The best view in every state

The United States isn't just amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties—though there are plenty of those. From sea to shining sea, this country has some of the most incredible natural and city views on Earth.<p>It should come as no surprise that wild wonders, including the Grand Canyon, Mount …

Hiking

Route 66: The End of the Road

It took me all day to drive across Los Angeles.<p>Friends warned me about the traffic but after so many days of solitude in the dry and empty desert, I had forgotten the feel of a city.<p>Los Angeles is a city of cars, built for cars. People are second-class bystanders to the rivers of cars that flow to …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Eight

Saturday September 13, 2014 -- Acoma, New Mexico to Winslow, Arizona<p>What an action-packed day of beauty at every turn! We started our day at the Sky City Casino and the weather was cool, but the forecast predicted high 90's in the afternoon, so we dressed accordingly.<p>From the very beginning of the …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day 10

September 15, 2014 - from Kingman, Arizona to Barstow, California<p>I woke up in Kingman with a very heavy heart and had the feeling that everything about this trip had changed. Jen had put an ad on Craig's List and someone had answered from Las Vegas with a link to a page "with pictures" asking if …

Spend the most amazing weekend at Route 66's best kept secret: the Grand Canyon Caverns

Stuck in the middle of the Arizona desert between the famous Route 66 towns of Seligman and Kingman, AZ is one of the very best kept secrets along …

National Parks

US road trip: a guide to Route 66

Route 66 is the quintessential American road trip. No other road has captured the imagination and the essence of the American spirit. It has inspired musicians, filmmakers and writers, from classic literature (John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath) to Pixar movie Cars and video game Grand Theft …

Travel

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Driving Route 66

Travel Photography

17 Incredible Things On Route 66 You Have To See To Believe

Route 66 is one of America's first highways. Take a drive through history and check out some of these one-of-a-kind attractions you have to see to believe. With every mile along the road, BP is there to fuel your journey.

RVs

The Best Route 66 Hotels

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>The Mother Road is a true thrill ride. America's most iconic highway meanders from downtown Chicago all the way to the Santa Monica Pier in California offering dozens of scenic vistas, kitschy roadside nostalgia and intimate encounters with small town …

Road trip? Route 66 still holds historical, poetic power

Road trip?<p>This is the time of year here when that phrase can be a call of the wild for those of us who yearn to escape the drudgery of our daily lives, break the routine, just take off. Those two words suggest the unexpected, the excitement, the freedom of it all, even if the nation's interstate …

Route 66 Sign in Chicago, USA

Attention Route 66 buffs: the Mother Road’s starting point is here. Look for the 'Historic 66 Begin' sign that marks the spot on Adams St’s southern side as you head west toward Wabash Ave. There are a couple of other 66 signs on the same block, but this one is the original.

Loneliness

Get your kicks on Route 66!

Lots of Americans dream of hitting the open road and completing the famous Route 66. Diners, strange parks and legendary truck stops make this a trip …

RVs

Daytripping: Go south on Route 53 to see bison, race cars, antiques

A herd of bison, including newborns, lives just south of Joliet and you can visit them.<p>Spotting the agile 2,000-pound bulls and 1,000-pound cows that last roamed our grasslands some 200 years ago could easily be part of a day's adventure with nearby attractions including a dragstrip, antique shops, …

Oatman Ghost Town

This Wild West ghost town on Route 66 is filled with wild burros.<p>As the Old Route 66 ascends into the Black Mountains of western Arizona, drivers on …

To Encourage Slowing Down, This Route 66 Rumble Strip Plays America the Beautiful at 45 MPH

Just east of Albuquerque near the village of Tijeras, New Mexico is a set of rumble strips on the famous Route 66 that will play ‘America the …

Revisit Retro Road Travel in Amarillo, Texas

<b>Revisit retro road travel in Amarillo, Texas, on Historic Route 66, at Cadillac Ranch, the Big Texan, Sisemore’s RV Museum, and Palo Duro Canyon</b> …

10 Creepy Places and Legends of Route 66

Route 66 is America’s Mother Road. Established in 1926, the highway connected Chicago to Los Angeles and passed through eight states. The two-lane …

Learn Three Magic Tricks You Can Easily Do With a Pen

Magic is mostly just how good you are with your hands. Here are three really easy magic tricks that you can pull with just a pen: making it …

Probiotic Supplements May Be A Waste Of Time: Here's The Diet You Need To Supercharge Your Gut

Probiotic supplements may be of little or no value to healthy adults says a recent Copenhagen study. The small study published in Genome Medicine of just under 200 healthy subjects found no difference in gut flora among those who took a daily probiotic supplement and those who did not. The study …

Wellness

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease, Part Three

Part Three by Jeffrey Dach MD<p>This Article is Part Three.<br>For Part One Click Here,<br>and for Part Two Click Here.<p><b>A Man with Progressive Coronary Artery</b> …

5 mental health-boosting supplements that everyone should take

People tend to think of supplements in terms of the physical boost they can provide, not necessarily their mental benefits. But according to holistic …

When Should You Eat While Doing Intermittent Fasting?

There are tons of questions about intermittent fasting, like these:<p>When should you eat while doing 16/8 intermittent fasting? Lots of snacking during …

Nutrition

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

Want to know what goes on inside the minds of billionaires, global leaders, and game-changers?<p>Read what they read.<p>No matter how successful people …

Top 10

The yoga poses to relieve your lower back pain

By <i>Starts at 60 Writers</i> • In <i>Health</i> • On <i>Sunday 31st Jul, 2016</i><p>There’s no doubt a lot of what you do involves sitting — you sit to eat, you sit to drive …

Pain

An Interview with Tony Robbins

Four million people have attended Tony Robbins’ self-improvement workshops. 50 million have bought his books and recordings. He has been a consultant …

Anxious? Five Mobile Games And Apps That May Help

Anxiety can be crippling, persistent and affect anyone at any point in their lives. Whilst the treatment that works best can differ greatly from …

How to Avoid Procrastination For Good [Complete Guide]

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. …

Neuroscience Says These Rituals Can Help Your Brain Stay in Peak Condition

Research shows that staying sound of body and mind as we age is certainly possible—with a little effort.

Neuroscience