Blue Swallow Motel

Blue Swallow Motel (Tucumcari, New Mexico)

Since 1941, just 15 years after US Route 66 was officially opened, the Blue Swallow Motel has been serving travelers passing through Tucumcari, New Mexico. Family owned and operated since it first opened, the little

Gas Works Park (Seattle, Washington)

Located on the north shore of Lake Union, Gas Works Park, in Seattle, Washington, is an oasis in the city that was once the site of the Seattle Gas Light Company coal gasification plant. Opened to the public in

Monument of States

Monument of States (Kissimmee, Florida)

Conceived as a symbol of American unity after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Monument of States is a folk art sculpture located in Kissimmee, Florida that was not surprisingly built by volunteers. Once the

Bent's Old Fort

Bent’s Old Fort (Otero County, Colorado)

Bent’s Old Fort is a rebuilt structure and historic landmark in Otero County Colorado. Built by the Bent, St. Vrain Company, Bent’s Old Fort was important for trading with Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Plains Indians

Ariston Cafe in Litchfield, Illinois

The Ariston Café (Litchfield, Illinois)

The Ariston Café is a historic restaurant located in Litchfield, Illinois, along U.S. Route 66, and is the longest operating restaurant along the entirety of the highway. Added to the U.S. National Register of Historic

The Chain of Rocks Bridge

Chain of Rocks Bridge (Missouri to Illinois)

The Chain of Rocks Bridge, sometimes called the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge is a 5,353 feet (1,632 m) long pedestrian bridge most notable for its 22-degree bend roughly in the middle of the crossing. Originally the

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