From Chicago to Santa Monica, Route 66 still leads the way
U.S. Route 66 was one of the first highways in America, first established in 1926. Beginning in Chicago, Illinois and terminating in Santa Monica, California, the cross-country route became a centerpiece of American legend and lore. This travel writer explores the current route on its 90th birthday.
By Andrea Sachs
The Washington Post
September 8, 2016