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By Robert Van Den Hoven

Laughlin to the Grand Canyon.

Laughlin to the Grand Canyon. After 2 weeks Las Vegas and Laughlin enjoying live entertainment, pool parties, nightclubs, and great shows it was time to settle back to overlander life. Our first stop was Needles, located on the scenic Colorado River in California, but just across the bridge where we cross into Arizona. Famous Route…

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By Robert Van Den Hoven

ROUTE 66 MOVIE

Route 66, Movie below. Route 66 was one of the United States’ first continuous stretches of paved highway, and served as a major path for those who migrated to the West. “The Mother Road” was established on November 11, 1926, and ultimately stretched 2,448 miles (3,940 kilometers) from Chicago to Los Angeles. also known as “The…

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By Robert Van Den Hoven

Las Vegas to Laughlin

LAS VEGAS Over the years we have been visiting Las Vegas around 10 times, staying at great resorts such as the Bellagio, Venetian, Paris Paris, and the Mandalay, throughout its 118-year history, Las Vegas has been known as the planet’s premier destination for gambling. But Sin City’s entertainment options have become more diverse in recent…

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By Robert Van Den Hoven

SOUTH WEST COLORADO

SOUTH WEST COLORADO This is our third visit to Colorado while overlanding the USA. In 2023 we covered the Northern and Southwest part of Colorado, this time 2024 we entered from Kansas in the Southeast of Colorado. Following the Highway of Legends covering the historic routes that have long been travelled among Colorado’s southern foothills….

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By Robert Van Den Hoven

KANSAS, NOT INCLUDED ROUTE 66.

Kansas is located halfway between the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. It also is home to the geographic centre of 48 states in the USA, near the town of Lebanon. (Not included Alaska and other outlaying states). Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Colorado border Kansas. The State gradually rises from east to west. At around 200 meters along…

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By Robert Van Den Hoven

MISSOURI (ROUTE 66) 

MISSOURI (ROUTE 66)  Missouri is in the Central Region of the USA; Missouri played a major role in the Westward expansion of the USA. This is memorialized by the Gateway Arch in St Louis. Coming from the East, Missouri earned the nickname Gateway to the West because it served as a significant departure point for…

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By Robert Van Den Hoven

KANSAS (ROUTE 66)

ROUTE 66 In the South East corner of Kansas. Kansas is in the Central USA.  Kansas is named after the Kansas River and the capital city is Topeka. More about Kansas once we return West towards Colorado. Since we arrived in Texas, we arrived in Tornado Alley.  We have been on Tornado watch already 4…

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