Drivelapse Route 66

Totally awesome and worth the watch – makes me want to hop in the car for our next trip!

This Timelapse / Drivelapse video shows the Defrees Productions road trip down the entire length of Route 66 (The Mother Road) from Chicago to Los Angeles in August 2012.

USA Route 66 Cross Country Road Trip Map, Data, Summary, Photos, Equipment Used:

Uncut full length version and the DeFrees Productions Website

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