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Traveling Route 66

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Traveling Route 66

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Route 66 might be all-but obsolete now that interstate highways traverse the country, but during the 1920s and 30s, it was the "Mother Road," leading desperate Americans out to the promising west.

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Oklahoma is home to great tallgrass prairies, where herds of buffalo roam free and oil jacks gush black gold. Where the Trail of Tears ended and a mass exodus began 100 years later, prompted by a wave of dust. This flight over the Sooner State whisks you over the home of famous "Okies" Will Rogers, Brad Pitt, and Geronimo. Where native cultures have flourished for thousands of years and where countless hopeful settlers arrived for a shot at the American Dream.

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