Kansas Route 66 Attractions

Only around 11 miles of Route 66 stretch through Kansas, making it the shortest trek of the eight states on your Mother Road journey. But what this state lacks in distance it makes up for in impressive tourist sites. Serving as a bridge between Missouri and Oklahoma, there are quintessential Kansas Route 66 attractions to see at every turn of the road.

You’ll find quirky roadside attractions, informative museums, vintage service stations, fun souvenir shops, and historical landmarks on this stretch of your road trip. You might even get to meet some of the fun characters who inspired your favorite characters from the Pixar movie Cars.

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Rainbow Bridge in Baxter Springs, Kansas Route 66 Landmark and Attraction

Rainbow Bridge in Baxter Springs, Kansas

The Rainbow Bridge in Baxter Springs, Kansas. is an old bridge that spans over Brush Creek on Route 66. Technically called a “single-span concrete Marsh arch bridge” the more common moniker “rainbow bridge” is both prettier and simpler to say. The bridge was built in 1923 and was used until 1960. It was placed on…


Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Service Station in Baxter Springs, Kansas Route 66 Visitor Center and Roadside Attraction

Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Service Station in Baxter Springs, Kansas

The Baxter Springs Independent Oil and Gas Service Station in Baxter Springs, Kansas has been a Route 66 attraction since 1930. It now serves as a Kansas Route 66 Visitor Center where you can learn about the past, plan your future travels, and maybe even meet a local celebrity. The Baxter Springs Independent Oil and…


Cars Sheriff police car replica in Galena, Kansas Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Luigi’s Pit Stop in Galena, Kansas

If you need a fun pit stop when driving Route 66 in Kansas, this stop is for you: Luigi’s Pit Stop in Galena, Kansas. Luigi’s Pit Stop in Galena, Kansas features fun, interactive murals and cars decked out to resemble the popular characters from the 2006 Pixar movie Cars. The Kansas Route 66 roadside attraction…


Nelson’s Old Riverton Store in Riverton, Kansas Route 66

Nelson’s Old Riverton Store in Riverton, Kansas

Nelson’s Old Riverton Store in Riverton, Kansas (also known as The Eisler Brothers Old Riverton Store) is a Route 66 institution that predates the Mother Road itself. The Kansas store has been in operation since 1925, before Route 66 was even designated. It was built by Leo Williams, who ran it as Williams Store until…


Gearhead Curios in Galena, Kansas

Gearhead Curios in Galena, Kansas

The historic 1939 Texaco gas station in Galena, Kansas had seen better days. That is until an army veteran got involved. The now-restored Texaco station on Route 66 has a refreshed appearance and bright neon and is home to Gearhead Curios and a nod to Cars. Army and Coast Guard veteran Aaron Perry, of Wakarusa,…


Greetings from Galena Mural in Galena, Kansas

Greetings from Galena Mural in Galena, Kansas

When traveling Kansas Route 66, be sure to pull over and visit the Greetings from Galena Mural in Galena, Kansas and also check out some of the popular sites depicted within. The Route 66 mural was designed by Chris Auckerman and Jon White of Images in Tile in 2013. Find it surrounded by a small…


Cars on the Route in Galena, Kansas Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Cars on the Route in Galena, Kansas

Galena, Kansas is a Route 66 town that partially inspired the Pixar movie Cars. And at the popular roadside attraction Cars on the Route in Galena, Kansas you can meet one of the stars of the movie in person: Tow Mater. Cars is a Pixar movie set in a world where anthropomorphic talking cars populate…


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