Arcadia, California

Santa Anita Racetrack is located in Arcadia, California and features some of the more prominent horse races in America. This racetrack is one of the bigger racing facilities in America, and has been around since the early 1900s. If you stop by here while traveling along route 66, make sure to stop by the restaurant located inside and grab a bite to eat. It will definitely make you feel like the higher end of society, without the higher end price. On top of this, all you need is a few dollars to place your first bet. If you get the chance, stop by on the first Sunday in April where they host the Tokyo cup-Japan family day. This is a day filled with Japanese food as well as Japanese dancing.