PHOTOS: AmericaJR Explores historic Route 66 in Kingman, AZ

The World's Longest Map of Route 66 at the El Trovatore Motel in Kingman, Ariz. (Jason Rzucidlo/AmericaJR)

The AmericaJR Web Team recently visited historic Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona. The historic road’s role in American history is celebrated at the Route 66 Museum, set inside the Powerhouse Visitors Center. Murals, dioramas and a library at the Mohave Museum of History and Arts trace local history. Locomotive Park, featuring a 1928 steam engine, and the Kingman Railroad Museum document the city’s past as a 20th-century railway hub. You’ll also see Mr D’z Route 66 Diner, a Vintage Americana restaurant serving fare such as root beer floats and burgers.

Kingman, Arizona is located 107 miles southeast of Las Vegas, 195 miles northwest of Phoenix and 318 miles east of Los Angeles. For more info, go to