Map of US 66 across California
This map shows the alignments of Route 66 across the state, from 1926 to 1964 when US Route 66 was decommissioned in California.
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Color key to the Map
Pale Blue marks the old original sections or Route 66 that can be driven.
Blue: other alignments of Route 66 (i.e. The Alt 66 in San Bernardino); click on the "town" icon closest to them for full details on the alignment and its history.
Black: sections now gone or which cannot be driven, i.e. buried beneath a freeway or inside a Marine base.
Gaps: The "Gaps" in the colored lines are places where the original roadbed is now buried under the interstate highways (I-40 or I-15, etc.)
For the other parts of the map, check the color key of the map of the nearest city
The Yellow line shows the course of the San Andreas Fault in Cajon Pass (between Victorville and San Bernardino).
Brown is the Bypass US-66 in Los Angeles.
Color key for the segments between Pasadena and Los Angeles - Hollywood:
Blue: The 1926 to 1931 alignment of Route 66 into downtown Los Angeles.
Orange: The 1931- 34 alignment along Mission St. and Pasadena Ave.
Green: The 1935 alignment through Eagle Rock.
Red: The 1936 - 39 alignment along N Figueroa St. -later named US 66 Alt.
Pale Blue: The 1936 ⁄ 1940 - 1964 Route 66 through Los Angeles via the Arroyo Seco Parkway and then (after 1949 along the Hollywood freeway and Santa Monica Blvd.) into West Hollywood.
Click on any town icon and follow the link to that town's web page; you will find plenty of useful information (weather, history, interesting spots, landmarks, hotels and motels and directions on the alignment of Route 66 close to it).
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California Route 66 cities & towns listed from East to West
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