Del Mar Racetrack is a horse racing track. Del Mar is a place to be from July to September every single year. It is the second largest horse-racing event in the western US. Here you can enjoy exiting horse races and on some days even free concerts. The races run five days a week, except Monday and Tuesday during … More California, Del Mar – Del Mar Racetrack- Cool as ever!
That ist the soundtrack of Your trip on Route 66. It was composed in 1946 by American songwriter Bobby Troup. Nat King Cole first recorded the song. It became a hit. The song was afterwards recorded by many famous artists. This version is from the Rolling Stones. Love it!
The Balboa Park in San Diego has a long history. Nature meets culture at that place. A lot of museums are located in the Park. We loved to walk through the botanic garden and watch the exotic plants. On some days there is free entry in the museums. For further details check out Balboa Park´s … More California, San Diego – Balboa Park – Visit a small nature paradise with long history
Phil’s BBQ is famous in San Diego. The door to heaven opens 11 am and after 15 minutes there is a line in front of the door until the evening hours. You can check online how long you have to wait and how long is the line. My favorites are the Baby Back Rib Dinners with … More California, San Diego – God bless Phil’s BBQ!
Exactly 1139 miles you drive to the Midpoint of Route 66. Here we found two small shops offering some drinks and souvenirs. We took a small break and made some pictures for our photo album. At this point you realize you will really made the whole Route 66. A pretty good feeling. The first part … More Texas – Midpoint Route 66 – You made it! Los Angeles 1139 Miles
One of the most beautiful sunsets on the world is observable in San Diego, California. The view from the Sunset Cliffs on the Pacific Ocean is scenic and majestic during the evening hours. Between the waves you find surfers searching for the perfect wave every evening until the daylight disappears. Every evening the sunset here is unique. People bring … More California, San Diego – Unforgettable Sunset Cliffs
Immerse yourself in a small paradise. Newport Beach is located between San Diego and Los Angeles in Orange County. The income level is over average here. You can gaze at some beautiful homes and boats when you walk along the coastline. The beach is extremely clean and not crowded. The waves can become really huge. The parking … More CA, Newport Beach – Breathtaking day on the beach
The Meteor Crater in Northern Arizona is really worth visiting. Here you can experience the power of nature. Meteor Crater was formed when a meteor slammed into the earth 50.000 years ago. The photos can not reflect the real size: 2.4 miles in circumference and more than 550 feet deep. You can enjoy conditioned indoor viewing … More Arizona – The world’s best preserved Meteor Crater
Close to the Hoover Dam you pass a small exit to this viewpoint on lake mead. Due to the steady changing water level the landscape around lake mead looks very fascinating. Be aware of the desert environment during the summer months if you are not used to it. It is getting pretty hot here. But with … More Arizona/Nevada – Lake Mead National Recreation Area
In Texas everything is bigger. Big Texan Steak Ranch takes this literally. Can You eat a 72oz Steak? If you are able to finish the entire steak within one hour you get it for free. Inside the Restaurant there is lot to discover. You find souvenir shops and a lot of entertainment. The Big texan also … More Texas, Amarillo – The Big Texan Steak Ranch