Read About Our Trip Down US-6
US-6 route signs, 1961 style
Here's where you can find what we have published previously. Pages are posted in trip order, with the introduction page at the top and followed by Day 1 of the trip. If you missed a page or just want to reread a favorite, you've found the right place!
Route US-6 - Introduction to The Longest Highway - March 5, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 1 - Provincetown, Massachusetts to Chatham, Massachusetts - March 28, 2012
crab on the beach, Cape-Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts
Route US-6 - Day 2 - Chatham, Massachusetts to Sandwich, Massachusetts - April 23, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 3 - Sandwich, Massachusetts to Providence, Rhode Island - June 19, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 4 - Providence, Rhode Island to Hartford, Connecticut - July 16, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 5 - Hartford, Connecticut to Danbury, Connecticut - July 30, 2012
Old Statehouse, Hartford, Connecticut
Route US-6 - Day 6 - Danbury, Connecticut to Milford, Pennsylvania - August 27, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 7 - Milford, Pennsylvania to Scranton, Pennsylvania - October 8, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 8 - Scranton, Pennsylvania to Wellsboro, Pennsylvania - November 5, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 9 - Wellsboro, Pennsylvania to Warren, Pennsylvania - November 27, 2012
Route US-6 - Day 10 - Warren, Pennsylvania to Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania - February 21, 2013
Kirschs Corry Drive-In, Corry, Pennsylvania is just one of many drive-in theaters along US-6.
If you’re planning your own Roadtrip-'62 ™ across Pennsylvania, check out the ideas, maps and more at
The PA Route 6 Alliance. They helped me when researching this trip.
Route US-6 - Day 11 - Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania to Euclid, Ohio - May 12, 2013
Route US-6 - Day 12 - Euclid, Ohio to Cleveland, Ohio - June 11, 2013
Route US-6 - Day 13 - Cleveland, Ohio to Lakewood, Ohio - August 16, 2013
Route US-6 - Day 14 - Lakewood, Ohio to Huron, Ohio - October 7, 2013
Route US-6 - Day 15 - Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, Ohio - November 4, 2013
Cedar Point Sky Ride, 1962 (Postcard image from
Jason Hammond, used by permission.)
Route US-6 - Day 16 - Sandusky, Ohio to Napoleon, Ohio - December 23, 2013
Route US-6 - Day 17 - Napoleon, Ohio to Nappanee, Indiana - January 27, 2014
Route US-6 - Day 18 - Nappanee, Indiana to Joliet, Illinois - February 24, 2014
Route US-6 - Day 19 - Joliet, Illinois to Princeton, Illinois - April 28, 2014
Route US-6 - Day 20 - Princeton, Illinois to Davenport, Iowa - May 26, 2014
Original Mr. Quick Hamburgers, East Moline, Illinois (Photo from
Flashback Moline, used by permission)
Route US-6 - Day 21 - Davenport, Iowa to Iowa City, Iowa - October 6, 2014
Route US-6 - Day 22 - Iowa City, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa - November 17, 2014
Route US-6 - Day 23 - Sightseeing in Des Moines, Iowa - December 16, 2014
Route US-6 - Day 24 - Des Moines, Iowa to Council Bluffs, Iowa - January 12, 2015
Route US-6 - Day 25 - Omaha, Nebraska - February 9, 2015
Harold Warp’s Pioneer Village 1974 brochure. Like most other things about the place, the brochure was probably not changed much from 1962.
Route US-6 - Day 26 - Omaha, Nebraska to Lincoln, Nebraska - February 24, 2015
Route US-6 - Day 27 - Lincoln, Nebraska to Hastings, Nebraska - March 28, 2015
Route US-6 - Day 28 - Hastings, Nebraska to Imperial, Nebraska - May 4, 2015
Route US-6 - Day 29 - Imperial, Nebraska to Denver, Colorado - September 1, 2015
Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, ca. 1960 before freeway construction. (postcard from online auction)
Route US-6 - Day 30 - Denver, Colorado to Golden, Colorado - September 21, 2015
Route US-6 - Day 31 - Golden, Colorado to Glenwood Springs, Colorado - December 21, 2015
Route US-6 - Day 32 - Glenwood Springs, Colorado to Green River, Utah - May 9, 2016
Route US-6 - Day 33 - Green River, Utah to Baker, Nevada - July 18, 2016
Highway US-6 across Nevada desert (Photo by
Doug Kerr at Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic license.)
Route US-6 - Day 34 - Baker, Nevada to Bishop, California - September 13, 2016
Route US-6 - Day 35 - Bishop, California to Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California - November 1, 2016
Route US-6 - Day 36 - Burbank, California to Long Beach, California - January 16, 2017
Route US-6 - Epilogue, Long Beach, California - February 9, 2017
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NBC Studios, Burbank, California, 1958 (Photo by Frank Thomas, courtesy of
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