Highway to hell: Spooky stories set along Route 66
For many people, a road trip down the Mother Road, the United States' iconic Route 66, is a dream vacation. From Illinois to California, the rolling and ever-changing landscapes, the small towns and big cities along the way, and the simple joy of cruising down one of the longest roads in the world make for a perfect adventure. Unfortunately, you can get more than just your kicks on Route 66. The iconic highway is notoriously haunted, and weaves through some pretty supernaturally shady areas. For some, that might make the trip even more enticing, but for others, it might be a dealbreaker. Whichever way you're leaning, read on to discover some of the creepiest and spookiest stories about Route 66.
The Old West's most wanted criminals
The American Frontier of the late 1800s and early 1900s is known as the Old West, a time and place romanticized for its freedom and feared for its violence in equal measure. Often referred to as the Wild West, this era saw an abundance of outlaws who made a living by robbing banks, stealing from trains, and ambushing stagecoaches. Some of these gunmen became legendary figures, their stories forever etched in American folklore. However, it's important to remember that most of these individuals were ruthless and brutal, living up to their reputations as dangerous gunfighters. These bandits, villains, fugitives, gunslingers, and desperados were some of the most wanted outlaws of the Wild West. Click through the gallery to get started. Click through the gallery to see them all.