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What to see in Seligman, on Route 66 towards the Grand Canyon

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Motel in Seligman on Route 66 through Arizona

The option to go by car from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon of the Colorado will allow you to travel, already in Arizona, a section of the historic Route 66.

In this area of ​​the mythical road that crosses the United States you will find places with their own atmosphere of the 50s, as well as sites that maintain the style of the Western films.

The Route 66 has its origin in 1926, being named one of the federal routes of the United States, which was born in Chicago to end in The Angels, with a total layout of 4,000 kilometers.


Historic Route 66 General Store in Seligman

He gained his fame by becoming one of the main emigrant routes to the west.

In 1985 the Route 66 it was discontinued as such when the A network was builtInterstate utopians in United States.

But despite this, in some States, especially in Arizona and New Mexico, it began to be marked as the Historic Route 66, being already an icon for those who wantedcross the United States from coast to coast by road.

Specifically, in the 50s this route became very popular among vacationers who were driving to Los Angeles by car.

In your journey from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Upon arriving at KingmanIn Arizona, you will turn north on the Historic Route 66, in direction to Hackberry and Peach Spring.


Western Town in Seligman, on Route 66 of Arizona

That route will lead you toSeligman, where can you resume the highway Interstate 40 in direction to Williams.

Seligman It is currently one of the most typical places of the old Route 66, and a must for tourists.

Founded in 1886 on the railway route that runs from Prescott to Santa Fe, the town was known as the Prescott crossing,

He subsequently acquired the name of an important New York banker who had financed the construction of the railway facilities.

On the road you will find a place where a group of typical buildings of a western town, a classic Lounge bar so common in those movies, as well as a hotel and a gas station.

This is known as Historic Route 66 General Store, where you will have a good excuse to make a stop to take some souvenir photos, in addition to buying some souvenirs.


Western Town in Seligman, on Route 66 of Arizona

Seligman Photos

Here you have more Photos of Seligman on historic Route 66, on the west coast of the United States.









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