The Cars Story and Route 66

The vast majority of travelers that spend time on Historic Route 66 are familiar with the 2006 Disney/Pixar film Cars. The animated movie tells the story of Lightning McQueen, a race car that finds himself stuck in the small western Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. The town is the home of many colorful characters … Continue reading The Cars Story and Route 66

Kansas City Weekend – Part I

I'm a bit of a sap.  There's not much I enjoy more than surprising Samantha with some kind of romantic gesture.  Since 2016 marked our first Valentine's Day as a married couple, I wanted it to be something special.  A few weeks ago, I started looking at potential weekend getaways...and quickly discovered that I had … Continue reading Kansas City Weekend – Part I