Jim Hinckley


Jim Hinckley is an internationally acclaimed author, lecturer, historian, tour guide, and tour development consultant with three primary areas of expertise: Route 66, the American Southwest, and the American automobile industry between 1885 and 1980. His portfolio of published work includes 22 books, and more than 500 feature articles for a wide array of publications including True West, Old Cars Weekly, Hemmings Classic Car, Route 66, Antique Power, and Cars & Parts magazine. His work has been the subject of interviews on television and radio programs, for blogs and podcasts, and for a variety of print media. Among the most prestigious of these are Jay Leno’s Garage, Rudy Maxa’s Travel World, and Frommer’s. Audiences and venues for his presentations have been equally as diverse.


If you think there are a lot of “100 Things to Do” books on the market, you wouldn’t be wrong.

Join Jim Hinckley as he speaks with Jennifer and Wendy about his latest book, 100 Things to Do on Route 66 Before You Die, 2nd Edition.

Hinckley, Jim. 100 Things to Do on Route 66 Before You Die. June 27, 1985 the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials voted to decertify U.S. 66 and to remove all its highway signs. And yet iconic Route


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