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First road trip of the year

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February 21-22 marked our first weekend trip onto Route 66 for 2020. I had planned for this post to be the first in a series about several short trips we intended to make, but the recent pandemic has shut down much of the country and it doesn't look like there will be any more trips for a while! We hope to get back on the road as soon as conditions allow. For now, I hope you enjoy this account of our first Route 66 road trip of the year.

Northern Arizona Route 66 weekender
Route 66 in northern Arizona is among the closest places to access Route 66 from our home in Las Vegas, Nevada, so we took a short weekend trip to check out the route and see how things are going in 2020. Our first Route 66 destination was Kingman. While there we met up with a friend, Route 66 proponent and author Jim Hinckley. Jim is involved in the promotion of Route 66, showcasing Kingman and many other Route 66 locales, guiding travelers, and also provides expertise for the promotion of businesses both on and…