Bicycle Route 66 Q&A | Adventure Cycling Association

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Interview with a cartographer

I recently sat down with Adventure Cycling Cartographer and Assistant Director Jenn Milyko to chat with her about the project that has been occupying her department's time for the last four years, the development of Adventure Cycling's exciting new Bicycle Route 66.

Describe the route in just a few sentences. What can cyclists expect overall?

The route contains a diversity of landscapes from the flat prairie grasslands of Illinois to the rolling hills of the northern reaches of the Ozark Mountains to the vast, open desert spreads of the Southwest. Roads and highways are dotted with ghost towns and monuments to Historic Route 66, as well as a surprising number of businesses still celebrating their connection to the Mother Road