Crossroads Of America sign in Sapulpa, Oklahoma on Route 66

Crossroads Of America sign in Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Go down to the crossroads and find this Route 66 roadside attraction: the Crossroads Of America sign in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Sapulpa, Oklahoma is known as “The Crossroads of America” due to its location on U.S. Highway 66 (once the main east/west highway of the western United States) and U.S. Highway 75 (which used to run …

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Giant Route 66 Sign at the National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma

National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma

The National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma celebrates the Mother Road in both Oklahoma and beyond. Focused on the people who lived and work on the Mother Road along with the automobiles and places that defined it, the museum campus offers an interactive tour through history. Reserve a couple of hours of your …

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Gathering Place in Tulsa, Oklahoma - public park

Gathering Place in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Midway through my half Route 66 road trip from Chicago to the midpoint in Adrian, Texas, I hit a bit of a slump. I’d been driving for days, making so many stops, taking photos, self portraits, videos, and social media content. All I wanted was to spend some time in my amazing AirBNB and take …

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Route 66 Brick Paved Broadway Street in Davenport, Oklahoma

Route 66 Brick Paved Broadway Street in Davenport, Oklahoma

Davenport, Oklahoma is located on the old Ozark Trail as well as the 1926-85 alignment of Route 66. Several blocks of Broadway Street downtown are still paved with original 1925/1926 bricks from Davenport Brick & Tile Company. This historic red Brick Paved Broadway Street was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. …

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Woody Guthrie Mural in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Woody Guthrie Mural in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Woody Guthrie (1912-67) was a writer, folksinger, and illustrator whose work focused on the social, political and economic issues of his day. Born in Okemah, Oklahoma, his ties to the state ring strongly. This Woody Guthrie Mural, painted in his honor, can be found on the west side of the Tulsa Paper Company Building, which …

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El Reno Mother Road Monument on Oklahoma Route 66 - Giant Route 66 shield photo opportunity

El Reno Mother Road Monument on Oklahoma Route 66

Welcome to the ultimate Route 66 selfie spot. This roadside attraction was built to capture the attention of motorists and provide an interactive background for the perfect social-friendly souvenir. Climb inside the El Reno Mother Road Monument in El Reno, Oklahoma. The El Reno Mother Road Monument was erected in 2018, just days before the …

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Cherokee Trading Post in Calumet, Oklahoma Route 66

Cherokee Trading Post in Calumet, Oklahoma

Cherokee Trading Post in Calumet, Oklahoma has been operating on Route 66 since 1958. The truck stop features a gift shop, art gallery, restaurant, and 24-hour travel mart. At the gift shop you can browse and purchase Native American crafts, clothing, decor, accessories, turquoise jewelry, leather items, moccasins, and more. Outside near the highway find …

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Gateway to Route 66 Arch in Miami, Oklahoma

Gateway to Route 66 Arch in Miami, Oklahoma

No road trip across Route 66 is complete without a stop in Miami. Miami, Oklahoma that is. Miami (pronounced “My-am-uh”) is known as the Gateway to Route 66, and there is an arch to prove it. Miami is known as the Gateway to Route 66 across Oklahoma, being the first major stop after crossing the …

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One Room Jail in Texola, Oklahoma Route 66 attraction

One Room Jail in Texola, Oklahoma

On most road trips you probably try to avoid going to jail. But when traveling on Route 66, you might just want to seek this one out: the One Room Jail in Texola, Oklahoma. Texola is a small, near-deserted ghost town on the border of Oklahaoma and Texas. It’s the last stop in the state …

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66 Bowl sign at Rt 66 Bowl in Chandler, Oklahoma

66 Bowl sign at Rt 66 Bowl in Chandler, Oklahoma

You’ll be bowled over by this Route 66 attraction. Rt 66 Bowl in Chandler, Oklahoma has entertainment for all with nostalgia to spare. Just look for the 66 Bowl neon sign out front. Rt 66 Bowl opened in Chandler in 2016. The entertainment center features bowling lanes, an arcade, laser tag, mini golf, and more. …

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