Journey Through the Heartland: Route 66 Quotes and Captions

Embark on an iconic journey with Route 66 quotes that capture the spirit of America's most legendary highway.

“Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours you didn’t mean to take.” — Angela N. Blount

“Highway 66 is the main migrant road.” — John Steinbeck in The Grapes of Wrath describing the role Route 66 played in the Dust Bowl

“Sometimes there’s a tackiness about Route 66 that out-tacks any tackiness I’ve ever seen anywhere else. And the Meramec Caverns are the pinnacle of that tack.” — Billy Connolly

“Route 66, the Mother Road, right through the center of town.” — Jeanne Menesse, mayor of Oatman, Arizona

“Well, I’m a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona And such a fine sight to see. It’s a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Ford Slowin’ down to take a look at me”  — Take It Easy by the Eagles

“If you ever plan to motor west. Travel my way, take the highway that is best. Get your kicks on Route 66”  Lyrics to “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66”

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Inspired to hit the road? Dive deeper into the allure of Route 66 with more quotes and captions for your journey.