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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: HIGHWAY ROUTE 666: ONE OF THE SCARIEST PLACES IN THE U.S.!!!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

HIGHWAY ROUTE 666: ONE OF THE SCARIEST PLACES IN THE U.S.!!!



   There are many locations throughout the world that are considered to be one of the scariest places on Earth.  However, there is one road that is approximately 200 miles in length that has many individuals frightened to travel on.  This is Highway 666.  While the U.S. officially renamed this haunted highway "U.S. Route 491" in 2003, those that have traveled upon it, live near it, and have heard or directly experienced its horrors, continue to refer to it as the ominous 666.  There are many different types of unexplained phenomenon that have occurred and continues to occur on this desolate road.  Throughout this guide on the scariest places in the U.S., you will learn why it instills fear in so many individuals.

Historical Notes
   Throughout the entire nation of the United States, Highway 666 is considered to be one of the top haunted highways.  This particular highway is so large that it is found in 4 individual states-Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah.  Those that know of the terrors of this haunted place also identify it appropriately as the one and only "Devil's Highway".  While it is true that there are many urban legends, rumors, and tall tales that are associated with this particular stretch of road, there are also many facts that relate to this road-such as statistics on accidents and even deaths.  Those that have experienced complications while traveling on this road claim that the spirits that lurk along it are directly responsible for the issues.

The Evil Spirits
   While there are many stories of ghosts, hauntings, and spirits in general associated with this haunted highway, the stretch of road is best known for the evil spirits that are rumored to lurk on it.  The first of the evil spirits that are said to be present on the evil road are what many refer to as the "Hounds of Hell".  These are dog like creatures that have a supernatural basis.  Many claim that they are able to run as quickly as vehicles are able to drive; they purposely cause traffic accidents, and attack people traveling along the road.  In addition to this, there is a story that is often referred to as "Satan's Sedan".  It is believed that an evil entity that is spiritual in nature drives a dark, ominous sedan that actually charges vehicles and individuals traveling this haunted highway.
   There are many different stories associated with Highway 666.  Most individuals associate the evil spirits with this road, but there are other stories surrounding this spectacular and vast haunted highway.  Many claim the spirit of a girl wanders the highway while others claim that there is a phantom semi-truck that attacks travelers aggressively.  Then, there are stories of skinwalkers as told by Native Americans.  Regardless, Highway 666 is considered to be one of the scariest places in the U.S.  Do you dare drive this long, ominous road alone?  How about at night when you get into some,  car trouble? heh! heh! heh! heh! heh!

4 comments:

  1. I live off of Rt 66 where it runs along I-40 (NM & AZ.) Is this the same road you mean as Rt. 666? And where is I-491?

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  2. U.S. Route 491 (US 491) is a north–south U.S. Highway serving the Four Corners region of the United States. One of the newest designations in the U.S. Highway system, it was created in 2003 as a renumbering of U.S. Route 666.
    The highway runs through Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, as well as the tribal nations of the Navajo Nation and Ute Mountain Ute Tribe.
    The Arizona portion was renumbered separately and is now part of U.S. Route 191.

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  3. Route 666 (Also known as 'Triple 6)was named as such because it was the sixth spur off Route 66. I have driven a portion of it when I lived in Arizona and had absolutely no problems.

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  4. Have you ever traveled it at night by yourself?

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