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Sights & Attractions
Things to See and Do on Route 66
Our Travel Guide on Tourist Attractions
The interesting spots in each of the cities and small Towns on Route 66.
Image: The 1929 Conoco Hole in the Wall gas station, Commerce, OK
Nature and Outdoors
National and State Parks
Natural landmarks and outdoor activities
Some of America's greatest outdoor scenic spots are located on or near Route 66. Get full information about them: Parks and outdoors
Image: The Tepees, Petrified Forest National Park, Holbrook AZ
America's Main Street
Route 66: An Icon of American Culture
US Highway 66 has kept that flavor of "Real America" with its friendly people, small town values, Mom-and-Pop stores, vintage service stations, neon signs, motels and diners... a Road Trip along Route 66 is a journey into Americana
Picture: Neon Sign, Midway Café, Adrian, TX
Legendary Route 66
Historic Highway US 66
Picture: Donkeys ahead!, Oatman AZ
Tips & Suggestions
Route 66 Travel Guide: tips for a Great Road Trip
How to Plan your Trip, Tips and Advice
Two Classic Route 66 Stops
Muffler Men on Route 66s
The Giant Paul Buynans
Eye catchers from the 1960s and 70s
Muffler Men, giants 18 to 25 feet tall (5.5 to 7 m) they are still standing next to US 66.
Picture: Muffler Man holding hot dog, Atlanta IL
Towns and Cities on Route 66
> > City by City Travel Guide with full information on each town along the way (Aaccommodation, Route 66 sights and stops, mini-historic profile, weather, map).
Route 66, State by State information
A Guide From Chicago to Los Angeles
Plan your trip from California to Illinois, a state-by-state guide on Route 66: its alignment, itinerary, towns and sights, map, things to do, places to visit and more!
Route 66 Frequent Questions
Route 66 shield painted on the Pavement, Kingman. A. Whittall
- Can you Still Drive the Entire Route 66?
- Where are the Route 66 shields painted on the pavement?
- How long is Route 66?
- Is Route 66 worth driving?
- Where is Route 66?
Route 66 Trivia
- Current length: 2,278 miles (3.665 km)
- Route 66 crosses the San Andreas fault in a spot known as Blue Cut in Cajon Pass, CA
- It passed through Eight States: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.
- The Kansas segment is the shortest of the whole Route 66: barely 13 miles long.
- The New Mexico segment is the longest of them all: 392 miles.
- The highway's original length: 2,448 miles in 1926