From Bishop, California, we turn on to U.S. Route 6. Whee! What an adventure …
Historically, Route 6 ended at Long Beach, but it has been erased by U.S. 395, I-15 and other freeways, so now, when you take it east, you find it in Bishop, California.
The route, or what remains, passes through Ely, Nevada; Spanish Fork, Utah; Denver, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; Joliet, Illinois; Gary, Indiana; Cleveland, Ohio; Scranton, Pennsylvania; Packskill, New York; Hartford, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and to the tip of Cape Cod at Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Since 1965, when Route 6 was terminated at Bishop, California, Route 20 has been the longest U. S. transcontinental highway
In its transcontinental days, Route 6 intersected with the somewhat more famous Route 66 in two places: downtown Joliet and downtown Los Angeles.
Route 6 has half the digits and twice the kicks!
The U.S. Route 6 Tour Association is a great site for I-wish-we-could-see-it-all travelers.