Missouri Route 66 Attractions

Around 317 miles of Route 66 wind through Missouri, the fifth longest stretch out of the eight states on your Mother Road journey. Starting at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge that crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into St. Louis and ending at the Kansas state line, just west of Joplin, there are quintessential Missouri Route 66 attractions to see at every turn of the road.

You’ll find quirky roadside attractions, historical museums, vintage diners and drive-throughs, fun souvenir shops, and classic motels and hotels on this stretch of your road trip.

Looking for the best Missouri Route 66 attractions to add to your road trip itinerary? Use the filters below to search our Missouri directory by location, attraction type, or keyword to fill your travel plan, whether you’re spending a weekend in Springfield, taking a day trip from St. Louis, or traversing all 317 miles of The Main Street of America across the state.

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Meramec Caverns in Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns in Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns in Sullivan, Missouri is the collective name for the 4.6 mile cavern system that runs through the Ozarks near Stanton. At 400 million years old, it's probably the oldest attraction in Missouri, though it has only been open as a tourist attraction since 1933. With around 150,000 annual visitors, Meramec Caverns is the…


Missouri Route 66 Welcome Center Rest Area in Conway, Missouri

Missouri Route 66 Welcome Center Rest Area in Conway, Missouri

Travel old Route 66 without leaving Missouri…and get some snacks and a bathroom break while you’re there. The Missouri Route 66 Welcome Center Rest Area in Conway has a definitive theme alongside its amenities. When you exit your car at this Route 66-themed rest stop in Missouri you’ll first be greeted with a light-up sign…


World's Second Largest Fork in Springfield, Missouri Route 66 Roadside Attraction

World’s Second Largest Fork in Springfield, Missouri

Located in the parking lot of an office complex in Springfield, Missouri is the World's Second Largest Fork. This 35-foot tall, 11-ton utensil was once the biggest fork in the world. It might have lost the title (with longer, but lighter, ones in Colorado and Oregon), but it will still be one of the biggest…


SuperTAM on 66 Ice Cream Parlor And Superman Museum in Carterville, Missouri Route 66 Attraction

SuperTAM on 66 Ice Cream Parlor and Superman Museum in Carterville, Missouri

If you’re taking a Route 66 road trip and looking for a sweet treat with a side of superhero, SuperTAM on 66 Ice Cream Parlor And Superman Museum in Carterville, Missouri is the place for you. SuperTam on 66 is a small ice cream parlor and Superman museum on Missouri’s Route 66. For many years…


Chef Muffler Man in Springfield, Missouri Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Chef Muffler Man in Springfield, Missouri

The Route 66 Food Truck Park opened in Springfield, Missouri in February 2020. The spot featured food trucks with a variety of different cuisines, a full-service bar, and this giant Chef Muffler Man, affectionally named Carl, out front. Muffler men roadside attractions are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to 25 feet tall. Each has…


Hubcaps on Route 66 Sculpture in Springfield, Missouri Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Hubcaps on Route 66 Sculpture in Springfield, Missouri

The Hubcaps on Route 66 Sculpture in Springfield, Missouri pays homage to the city’s place as the "Birthplace of Route 66"  in a unique way. The Hubcaps on Route 66 Sculpture was created by Joe and Terry Malesky of New Adventure Sculptures LLC. It was installed at the Northeast corner of Broadway Ave and College…


Dowd's Catfish and BBQ in Lebanon, Missouri on Route 66

Dowd’s Catfish and BBQ in Lebanon, Missouri

Dowd's Catfish and BBQ in Lebanon, Missouri casual Bayou-themed restaurant on Route 66. Dowd's is best known for their delicious southern fried catfish, available in both standard and spicy varieties. But the full menu also offers barbecue dishes, burgers, steaks, seafood, salads, and chicken along with sides such as fries, cheesy corn, fried okra, coleslaw,…


Red’s Giant Hamburg in Springfield, Missouri Route 66 Drive In Restaurant

Red’s Giant Hamburg in Springfield, Missouri

Red’s Giant Hamburg in Springfield, Missouri first opened its doors on Route 66 in 1947. The tiny restaurant was run by Sheldon “Red” Chaney (May 20, 1916 – June 2, 1997) and was located in a former Sinclair gas station. It had one unique feature never seen before: a drive-though window. The restaurant was allegedly…


Uranus, Missouri and the Uranus Fudge Factory and General Store in St Robert, Missouri

Uranus, Missouri and the Uranus Fudge Factory and General Store in St. Robert, Missouri

If you’re looking for a unique roadside attraction on Route 66, you’ve got to pick Uranus. Uranus, Missouri that is. Visit all the fun stops in the "town," pick up fudge or souvenirs at Uranus Fudge Factory and General Store, play mini golf at Putt Pirates, and check out all of the weird roadside attractions…


Munger Moss Motel in Lebanon, Missouri Route 66 Motel

Munger Moss Motel in Lebanon, Missouri

The Munger Moss Motel in Lebanon, Missouri was built in 1946 and you can still spend the night at this classic Route 66 motel on your road trip. The site originally operated as a filling station and restaurant (Munger-Moss Sandwich Shop) and the motel was added on after the business relocated, though it is the…


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