Legendary for its history and story is the highway Route 66. It runs across the United States from East to West. Route 66 is a hit for RV fifth wheel vacations, and one that you should think of taking. Everyone who is a part of your RV fifth wheel family will enjoy this trip down memory lane.
Think about such a trip with your RV fifth wheel and set your heights on a grand journey. The ideal starting point for you and your RV fifth wheel family is in Chicago, Illinois, where the journey naturally begins. There are cultural stops along the way, along with historical stops, hands-on activities, and gorgeous scenery. Your RV companions will be thrilled with their options.
When you are planning your RV fifth wheel trip, think about the following tips:
1. Think about maps and guidebooks for you to purchase about Route 66. They will be helpful in planning and you should keep them on board the RV fifth wheel unit for easy access. You will use them more than you think.
2. Look online at the Route 66 Facebook page, and join in the discussions. This is a great tool for information on traveling with an RV fifth wheel and interaction with others who have traveled before you on the same trip.
3. Plan for at least a two week trip. You will want to also make sure you call ahead and reserve your recreational vehicle camp ground spots early to ensure that you have a spot to park your travel trailer.
4. Pay attention to your gas needs when on the road, since some stops are more than 100 miles apart from one another.
Some of the top recommended spots to take your recreational vehicle family to when traveling down Route 66 are as follows: the Chicago Sears Tower; the Gas Station Museum in Springfield; The Abe Lincoln Library; see the largest Catsup Bottle in the world in Collinsville; View the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, as well as the Car Museum; Stop at the Jesse James Museum; See the worlds largest Rocking Chair; visit Galena Mining in Kansas; stop your RV at the Will Rogers Memorial; visit a Cherokee Trading Post; visit the Route 66 Museum; see the art of Georgia OKeefe in her museum in Sante Fe, New Mexico; see the Grand Canyon; visit the Mojave desert in California; stay the night at the Wigwam Motel; visit the Santa Monica Pier; or more!
You will find a plethora of activities for everyone who is traveling with you in your motor home to enjoy. Route 66 offers sight seeing, fun activities, and a breadth of culture. Do not forget to pay attention and pre-plan so that you get the most out of your RV trip.