Have You Been on the Longest U.S. Highway?
It may lack the glamour of Route 66 since it doesn't have a famous, catchy song written about it.
But what it does have now is a handy mileage marker on either end. Of course, they're 3,365 miles apart.
Highway officials in Boston put up a sign that reads Newport, Oregon, 3,365, to commemorate historic U.S. Route 20, which many Montanans have probably been on. Newport is putting a sign on their end, too, letting folks know how far Boston on the other end is.
Route 20 runs parallel to Interstate 90 and passes through 12 states. There is a bit of confusion with that on its Yellowstone National Park stretch, but folks get the idea.
The highway in its entire length also features approximately 600 "daddy are we there yet?"s