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A Glimpse into Route 66 Travel History with Dave McMullen, President of AAA Club Alliance

If you're as passionate about the open road and historic highways as we are, you’re in for a treat. In the second episode of the Route 66 Both Lanes YouTube video channel, we have an exciting guest: Dave McMullen, president of AAA Club Alliance. Dave talks about the upcoming AAA Route 66 Road Fest, an event you won't want to miss!


The AAA Route 66 Road Fest: Mark Your Calendars

Taking place on June 22-23 at the SageNet Center at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the AAA Route 66 Road Fest promises to be a celebration like no other. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or someone just discovering the joys of the open road, this event has something for everyone.


A Glimpse into Route 66 Travel History 

In this episode, Dave McMullen dives deep into the travel history of Route 66, sharing fascinating insights and stories that only a true road trip connoisseur would know. Did you know that travelers have sought travel guides and planning assistance from AAA for many years? As Dave highlights, AAA has been an integral part of the Route 66 journey, helping adventurers navigate the iconic 2,448-mile stretch from Chicago to Santa Monica.


Why the AAA Route 66 Road Fest is a Must-Attend

As the centennial of Route 66 draws closer, more and more adventurous travelers are looking to experience the trip of a lifetime on this historic highway. The AAA Route 66 Road Fest is designed to cater to just that. Here’s why you should consider attending:

  1. Rich History: Immerse yourself in the rich history of Route 66 through exhibits, talks, and interactive experiences.

  2. Expert Guidance: Get travel tips and route planning advice directly from AAA experts, ensuring your journey is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

  3. Community: Connect with fellow road trip enthusiasts and share stories, tips, and experiences.

  4. Fun Activities: Enjoy a variety of activities, from car shows to live music, making it a perfect outing for families and solo travelers alike.


Looking Ahead: The Centennial Celebration

As we approach the centennial celebration of Route 66, there’s no better time to start planning your own epic road trip. With AAA by your side, you can ensure every mile is memorable. According to Dave McMullen, as the big anniversary approaches, AAA is gearing up to provide even more resources and events to help travelers make the most of their Route 66 experience.


Join the Conversation

We would love to hear from you! Have you traveled Route 66 before? Are you planning to attend the AAA Route 66 Road Fest? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments section of our YouTube channel.



Whether you’re a Route 66 veteran or a curious newcomer, the AAA Route 66 Road Fest is an event that promises to enrich your understanding and appreciation of this legendary highway. Mark your calendars for June 22-23 and join us at the SageNet Center at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for an unforgettable celebration of America’s Mother Road.


Stay tuned to the Route 66 Both Lanes YouTube channel for more episodes, updates and insider tips on making the most of your Route 66 adventure.




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