route 66

route 66

British holidaymakers take to the open road to explore famous sites such as Elvis’ favourite, The Metro Diner and Meteor city along Route 66.

The 2450-mile long scenic route, famous for towns such as Amarillo and Santa Monica and seen in popular movies such as “The Hitcher” and “It Came from Outer Space,” has seen up to a quarter more visits this year than its closest competitor, the Pacific Coast Highway, cementing it as the UK’s most popular road trip.

In fact, Motel 6 in Anaheim, California is the most popular Motel6 location in the entire USA, confirming Route 66 as one of the top places to visit for UK travellers.

The Top 5 Route 66 Locations

- Anaheim, CA: Motel6 location #1066      

- Amarillo,TX: Motel6 location #1358         

- Albuquerque, NM: Motel6 location #741             

- Needles, CA: Motel6 location #222         

- Flagstaff, AZ: Motel6 location #4486       

An authority on U.S budget travel, Motel 6 has been welcoming visitors for over 50 years to its 1000 locations nationwide, and predicts that with the current strength of the pound versus the dollar, more UK travellers will be heading to the U.S to explore the country by car.

For a closer look a what Route 66 has to offer, watch the video below and if you're thinking of visiting then take a look at the Route 66 deals from Motel 6 below.

Great Route 66 Motel 6 deals

Amarillo, Texas for just $43.99 (£27) per person

Three nights in Motel 6, Amarillo TX#1358 from just $43.99 (£27) per person based on two people sharing a double room. Stay at the newly renovated, eco friendly, Motel 6 situated in the heart of Amarillo - the perfect location to stop off along Route 66 and it won’t blow the budget! For more information visit www.motel6.com or call 001-800-466-8356

Needles, California for just $39.99 USD (£25) per person

Three nights in Motel 6, Needles CA#222 from just $39.99 (£25) per person based on two people sharing a double room. Situated on the outskirts of Los Angeles this Motel 6 is in the perfect location for a US road trip and won’t blow the budget! For more information visit www.motel6.com or call 001-800-466-8356

Anaheim, California for just $59.99 USD (£37) per person

Three nights in Motel 6, Anaheim CA#1066 from just $59.99 (£37) per person based on two people sharing a double room. Situated in the heart of Los Angeles, this Motel 6 is in the perfect location for a US road trip and won’t blow the budget! For more information visit www.motel6.com or call 001-800-466-8356

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