Celebrate Route 66’s 91st Birthday By Visiting One Of These 13 Offbeat Locations In Arizona
Did you know Route 66 turns 91 this month? That’s right, our favorite highway is slowly inching towards centennial status and November 11 marks the day the highway was officially commissioned. So, if you have some free time this weekend, celebrate the Mother Road’s birthday by visiting one of her offbeat attractions. Here’s a look at some of our favorite locations right here in Arizona.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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