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Grand Canyon and Highway 66

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Grand Canyon and Highway 66

We will be headed from Vegas to Grand Canyon on Hwy. 64. I've been reading about old Hwy. 66 that has some interesting sites. We were thinking of driving there on our way back to Vegas. Is it far off from our trip back?

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Thank you for visiting Arizona, we appreciate your visit and look forward to assisting you to make your trip the best!

I have traveled the route you are talking about many times - both I-40 from Williams to Kingman and also done Route 66 from just west of Ashfork, AZ (just west of Williams) to Kingman then Hwy #93 from Kingman to Las Vegas.

The difference in time if you just drive and not stop is only about 1/2 hour more in time on Old Route 66 over I-40 and a world of difference in scenery.

There's two locations along this sections that are must stops - Seligman, AZ and Hackberry, AZ. Both of these locations have great Route 66 memorabilia and are definitely worth about a 1/2 hour each. Enjoy your trip.

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We stopped on old Route 66 on our way back from the Grand Canyon to Las Vegas in May 2007. It is well worth the little detour. There are some great diners along the way.

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I suggest you start looking at http://www.historic66.com/

Loads of great info with detailed maps.

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