Tour Guides

Tour Guide: Arkansas' US 71 and US 64

Tour Guide: Arkansas’ US 71 and US 64

“I might say our road was steep, rugged, jagged, rough and mountainous...and then wish for some more expressive words in the language.”
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Tour Guide: Southwest Detours (New Mexico)

Tour Guide: Southwest Detours (New Mexico)

With ancient roads, fiberglass families, a ranch of silhouettes, a man and his monkeys, rattlesnake eggs and heaps of fresh melons, this tour offers a trek down New Mexico's lessen-known sections of Route 66 and the always underplayed US 60. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Seattle and Vicinity

Tour Guide: Seattle and Vicinity

US 99, Pacific Highway, Aurora Avenue - by whatever name - this ribbon of asphalt winding its way through the region is our 'mother road,' our connection to the dawn of motorized travel in the great Northwest. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Reno or Bust!

Tour Guide: Reno or Bust!

The two tours described will lead us past some of the region's more enduring and endearing resources, from auto courts that served the famous divorce trade,  and a historic town that gave itself over to television imagery, to a brothel with an international reputation. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Cool Colorado

Tour Guide: Cool Colorado

The Pikes Peak region welcomed the auto tourist with as much enthusiasm as it had the rail tourist of an earlier generation. Colorado Springs, Colorado City, and Manitou Springs all retain many establishments from the Golden Years of automobile tourism, possible one of the best collections in the country.
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Tour Guide: Made in Ohio

Tour Guide: Made in Ohio

The 1999 Made in Ohio tour encompasses a wide variety of central Ohio resources. Major themes include important corporate headquarters, the National Road, roadside signs, and programmatic architecture. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Drivin' the Dixie

Tour Guide: Drivin’ the Dixie

This year's tour resulted in a guide of epic proportions and is really a book more than a simple road companion. Don't head south without it!
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Tour Guide: Suburban Metropolis (Los Angeles)

Tour Guide: Suburban Metropolis (Los Angeles)

In the prewar period, Modern architects designed revolutionary buildings which boldly rejected applied ornamentation with inspiration from the organic world and the machine age. Los Angeles became a magnet for many of these visionaries. Download PDF
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Tour Guide: Granite Faces & Concrete Critters (South Dakota)

Tour Guide: Granite Faces & Concrete Critters (South Dakota)

 Automobile Tourism in the Badlands and Black Hills of South Dakota Download PDF
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