These 8 Ghost Towns Along Arizona’s Route 66 Will Haunt Your Dreams

Route 66 is home to an iconic side of America that is starting to see a new breath of life. When Interstate 40 was opened, towns and otherwise popular tourist spots saw their lives dwindle to non-existence when the new highway bypassed these places in favor of saving time. This led to many areas becoming underpopulated or completely abandoned ghost towns that can only offer a glimpse of their former lives. Here are eight such places that exist in Arizona, which has the longest stretch of the historic highway still in use.

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Have you visited any of these places before? Don’t forget to check out some of our previous articles on Route 66 and ghost towns!