Route 66 Roadside Attractions

Some of the best roadside attractions in America are Route 66 roadside attractions. Across all eight states of The Mother Road you’ll find a variety of fun, weird, quirky, and thoughtful attractions that are designed to get you to pull off the road to stay awhile.

Some of those attractions pre-date Route 66 itself, some were erected during its heyday, and some are brand spanking new. You’ll find world’s largest things, world’s smallest things, sculptures and statues, vintage service stations, famous billboards and signs, neon lights, eclectic murals, muffler men, and so much more. At every turn of the road there is something new to see and explore. And here’s the secret: all of them are worth pulling over for.

Looking for the best Route 66 roadside attractions to add to your road trip itinerary? Use the filters below to search our attractions directory by location or keyword to fill your travel plan. Whether you’re visiting just one of the eight states on The Mother Road (Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, or California) or driving the entire journey from Chicago to Los Angeles (or vice versa), there are plenty of fun things to see awaiting you.

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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…


Mega Mayor Muffler Man in St Roberts, Missouri Route 66 roadside attraction

Uranus Mega Mayor Muffler Man in St. Robert, Missouri

What do you do when you already own one of the weirdest stops on Route 66? Add more weird! And what better way to do that than by adding a muffler man roadside attraction. Better yet, a custom made muffler man modeled after yourself. Find the Mega Mayor Muffler Man in St. Robert, Missouri, just…


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…


Lauterbach Muffler Man (Lauterbach Giant) in Springfield, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Lauterbach Muffler Man (Lauterbach Giant) in Springfield, Illinois

The Lauterbach Muffler Man (also known as the The Lauterbach Tire Muffler Man or the Lauterbach Giant) in Springfield, Illinois has stood in the parking lot outside Lauterbach Tire & Auto Service since 1978. Muffler Man Muffler men roadside attractions are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to 25 feet tall. Each has a…


Gemini Giant Muffler Man in Wilmington, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Gemini Giant Muffler Man in Wilmington, Illinois (In Transition)

The Gemini Giant is a 28-foot tall muffler man who originally stood on Route 66 outside the Launching Pad restaurant in Wilmington, Illinois. He weighs in at a whopping 438 pounds: not counting the base of the giant and the 8-foot rocket he holds in his hands! This fiberglass space man is one of many…


Buck Atom Space Cowboy Muffler Man in Tulsa, Oklahoma Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Buck Atom Space Cowboy Muffler Man in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Buck Atom’s Cosmic Curios on 66 opened on Route 66 in 2018. The quirky souvenir shop is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma in a repurposed classic 1950’s PEMCO gas station. A year after opening the shop’s mascot, a space cowboy named Buck Atom, was brought to life in the most spectacular of ways: with a giant…


Paul Bunyon Hot Dog Muffler Man in Atlanta, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Paul Bunyon Hot Dog Muffler Man in Atlanta, Illinois

The Paul Bunyon Hot Dog Muffler Man in Atlanta, Illinois is one of the most recognizable roadside attractions on Route 66, though he wasn't always located there. A muffler man roadside attraction is a giant fiberglass man often found on Route 66. The fiberglass giant stands tall at 18 to 25 feet with his arms…


Muffler Men Cutouts (Giants Display) in Calumet, Oklahoma Route 66 Muffler Man Mural

Muffler Men Cutouts (Giants Display) in Calumet, Oklahoma

There are plenty of muffler men on Route 66. But this one comes with a twist. The Muffler Men Cutouts (Giants Display) in Calumet, Oklahoma are a must-see road trip attraction. Muffler men roadside attractions are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to 25 feet tall. Each has a similar design and was built…


NAU Skydome Lumberjack Muffler Man in Flagstaff, Arizona Route 66 Roadside Attraction

NAU Skydome Lumberjack Muffler Man in Flagstaff, Arizona

Louie the Lumberjack, the NAU Skydome Lumberjack Muffler Man is a historic Route 66 icon and sports mascot in Flagstaff, Arizona. Muffler men roadside attractions are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to 25 feet tall. Each has a similar design and was built between 1963 and 1972 by International Fiberglass in Venice, California.…


Harley Davidson Muffler Man in Livingston, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Harley Davidson Muffler Man in Livingston, Illinois

This roadside attraction is a muffler man turned motorcycle man. The Harley Davidson Muffler Man can be found at the Pink Elephant Antique Mall in Livingston, Illinois. Muffler men roadside attractions are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to 25 feet tall. Each has a similar design and was built between 1963 and 1972…


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