Route 66 – Most Miles by State

Route 66 starts in ‘The Windy City’ Chicago and passes through 8 States along it’s 2448 mile journey to Santa Monica Pier in California. In order of direction along Route 66 this is mileage each state has claim to fame of Route 66 ┬áIllinois – 301 miles. The starting/end point is Jackson Boulevard at Lake Shore Drive but the sign is on E Adams St … Continue reading Route 66 – Most Miles by State

Albuquerque – International Balloon Fiesta

One of the states I have still to visit has been home to one of the most photographed spectaculars in the world for almost half a century. At Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque – New Mexico for 9 days in the first week of October is one of the most largest and most colourful displays of Hot Air Balloons. 2021 was the 49th running of … Continue reading Albuquerque – International Balloon Fiesta

White Sands NM – America’s newest National Park

President Trump has just signed the National Defence Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2020, which included a provision on the re-designation of White Sands in New Mexico. White Sands becomes the 62nd National Park in the United States. Established by President Herbert Hoover to preserve the White Sands as a National Monument back in 1933. The area is the world’s largest gypsum dunefield covers more … Continue reading White Sands NM – America’s newest National Park