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US Route 6

Aprylle Gilbert: Running Clear Across the USA On Route 6 For A Good Cause

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.05.2015 | Impact
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Endurance runner and musician Aprylle Gilbert has been tackling Route 6 as earnestly and powerfully as any linebacker goes after his opponents on the football field. She is not doing it for the joy or novelty, either. She's doing it to prove that she can, and "for the kids."

U.S. Route 6 Goes Cross-Country? Behind the Scenes of a Cross Country Odyssey

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Several years ago when my youngest son left for college, I decided to leave as well, if only for a month and a half to drive cross-country on the seco...

10 Fascinating US Military Attractions On US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.29.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Anyone who has served one of these ships or has a modicum of interest in Naval History must see this place to believe it.

The Fascinating Company Towns Of Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

From a "Johnny Tremain" like pewter factory in New England to the aerospace industry in California, Route 6 is a timeline not only of U.S. history, but of U.S. ingenuity.

Route 6 Has Been Ignored And It's Jack Kerouac's Fault

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

"On the road-map was one long red line called Route 6 that led from the tip of Cape Cod clear to Ely, Nevada, and there dipped down to Los Angeles."

Interactive History Parks Across The US

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.07.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Last year, as I drove across the country on its longest contiguous highway, US Route 6, I came across what I consider the best attractions where kids (and our inner children), can get dirty, run around and commune with nature.

The Most Iconic Places To Stay On Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

There are women who collect shoes and men who amass baseball caps. I'm obsessed with hotels.

Coyote Teeth Dentures And Other Oddities On US Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.25.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Brooklyn, CT. A herd of buffalo in the rolling hills of northern Connecticut?