Texas Route 66 Attractions

Around 178 miles of Route 66 stretch through Texas, the midpoint on your Mother Road journey. Connecting between Oklahoma and New Mexico, there are quintessential Texas Route 66 attractions to see at every turn of the road.

You’ll find quirky roadside attractions, informative museums, historical landmarks, and classic motels and hotels on this stretch of your road trip. You can even try to earn a free 72-ounce steak at the Big Texan Steak Ranch or eat some pie to celebrate making it halfway to your destination at the Midpoint Cafe.

Looking for the best Texas Route 66 attractions to add to your road trip itinerary? Use the filters below to search our Texas directory by location, attraction type, or keyword to fill your travel plan, whether you’re spending a weekend in Amarillo or traversing all 178 miles of The Main Street of America across the state.

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Blarney Stone Plaza in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 Attraction

Blarney Stone Plaza in Shamrock, Texas

Blarney Castle, just outside of Cork, Ireland, is home to the famous Blarney Stone. Legend says that if you kiss it, you’ll be blessed with the gift of gab. But you don't have to go all the way to Ireland to see this famous attraction, you can just travel on Route 66 to find a…


2nd Amendment Cowboy Muffler Man in Amarillo, Texas Roadside Attraction on Route 66

2nd Amendment Cowboy Muffler Man in Amarillo, Texas

The 2nd Amendment Cowboy muffler man is a roadside attraction in Amarillo, Texas. It’s hard to miss this giant man with a controversial message, located just down the road from the famed Cadillac Ranch on Route 66. Muffler men roadside attractions are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to 25 feet tall. Each has…


Route 66 Midpoint Sign in Adrian, Texas - Route 66 Attraction

Route 66 Midpoint Sign in Adrian, Texas

It’s “more than two thousand miles all the way” to travel Route 66 from Chicago to California. 2,278 miles to be exact. So, it’s only fitting that at mile 1,139, in either direction, there’d be an attraction marking the spot. As you pass through Adrian, Texas, a town 1,139 miles from the starting point in…


Shamrock Mural in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 Attraction

Shamrock Mural in Shamrock, Texas

Shamrock, Texas is known for its Irish roots and its location on Route 66. The Shamrock Mural in town celebrates all the best the town has to offer. The large Shamrock mural was created by artist Joey Martinez and supported by the Shamrock Chamber of Commerce in 2019. The artwork features a large script font…


Welcome to Shamrock Sign in Shamrock, Texas

Welcome to Shamrock Sign in Shamrock, Texas

Welcome to Shamrock, Texas! A small town on Route 66 with big ties to Ireland! While you’re in town visiting the Conoco Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Café and staying at the Shamrock Country Inn, do an Irish jig on over to Blarney Stone Plaza to take some photos with this Welcome to Shamrock sign,…


Devil’s Rope Museum & Route 66 Museum in McLean, Texas

Devil’s Rope Museum & Route 66 Museum in McLean, Texas

Opened in 1991, the Devil’s Rope Museum in McLean, Texas celebrates all things barbed wire. Check out the giant balls of barbed wire that flank the name plaques outside, then come inside to explore a huge expanse dedicated to the fencing. Learn about the history of barbed wire and its impact on the development of…


Route 66 Midpoint Cafe in Adrian, Texas - Route 66 restaurant in Texas

Route 66 Midpoint Cafe in Adrian, Texas

When you’re here, you’re halfway there! And where is there? Either Chicago or Los Angeles, depending on whether you're driving eastbound or westbound on Route 66. The Midpoint Cafe in Adrian, Texas is located at the halfway point of The Mother Road and is a must stop for breakfast, lunch, or a slice of pie…


Shamrock Country Inn in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 Motel

Shamrock Country Inn in Shamrock, Texas

Shamrock, Texas is the first Texas town you’ll come to when driving Route 66 west and a good place to spend the night, especially at The Shamrock Country Inn. The town has strong Irish ties and, while there, you can visit Shamrock attractions such as the Blarney Stone Plaza, the Fake Blarney Stone, and the…


Texas-Shaped Monument in Shamrock, Texas

Texas-Shaped Monument in Shamrock, Texas

Find this big Texas-shaped monument in Shamrock, Texas on Route 66. According to a series of updates on Route 66 News, a Texas-shaped stone slab, known as the Texola Monument once stood at the side of the road on the border between Oklahoma and Texas on Route 66. The Texas sign was encased in a stone…


Big Cowboy Boot in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 Roadside Attraction at Grif's Steakhouse/Big Vern's Steakhouse

Big Cowboy Boot in Shamrock, Texas

Find this Big Cowboy Boot roadside attraction in front of Grif’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas (formerly Big Vern’s Steakhouse) on Route 66. Located in a former CITGO station, Big Vern’s Steakhouse was once a Shamrock institution. Known for its juicy steaks and tasty beer bread, the restaurant offered a delicious night out for cross-country travelers…


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