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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Midway on Illinois's Mother Road Mural at Atlanta Route 66 Park in Atlanta, Illinois

Walldog Murals in Atlanta, Illinois

In 2003 the Walldogs, an international organization of sign and mural artists, descended upon Atlanta, Illinois for a "Letter Rip on 66" gathering. Many of the Walldog murals are still in place today. Each year the Walldogs organization organized a festival where hundreds of artists visited a chosen small town to paint murals for three…


Copper Cart & Route 66 Motoporium in Seligman, Arizona

Copper Cart & Route 66 Motoporium in Seligman, Arizona

Known for its iconic neon sign and great Mexican food, the Copper Cart in Seligman, Arizona was once one of the most popular Route 66 restaurants in town. You can no longer get food at this establishment, but you can still come inside: the building is now home to the Route 66 Motoporium. The Copper…


Seligman Grocery Mural in Seligman, Arizona Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Seligman Grocery Mural in Seligman, Arizona

Stopping in Seligman, Arizona on a Route 66 road trip is a must. And, while in town, stopping for photos with the green postcard-style Seligman Grocery Mural on Arizona Route 66 is a must too! Seligman, Arizona is a small town in northern Arizona. Found right on Route 66, one of the original U.S. highways…


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. This is one of the many muffler man roadside attractions on Route 66. Muffler Men are fiberglass giants who stand anywhere from 14 to…


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…


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…


Tee Pee Curios in Tucumcari, New Mexico Route 66 Roadside Attraction and Souvenir Gift Shop

Tee Pee Curios in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Tee Pee Curios in Tucumcari, New Mexico is a tee pee-shaped building, souvenir gift shop, and Route 66 roadside attraction that is full of fun both inside and out! Built in 1944, the business originally operated as a Tee Pee Trading Post with a Gulf service station out front. Throughout the years, it went by…


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…


College Street Great Mosaic Wall in Springfield, Missouri Route 66 Roadside Attraction

College Street Great Mosaic Wall in Springfield, Missouri

Across the street from the Birthplace of Route 66 Roadside Park is another Springfield, Missouri Route 66 attraction: the College Street Great Mosaic Wall. These Route 66 mosaics were created by Springfield artist Christine Schilling with the help of local children. The project was dedicated in September 2001 with dozens of mosaic images reflecting on…


Route 66 Mural Park in Joplin, Missouri Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Route 66 Mural Park in Joplin, Missouri

Route 66 Mural Park in Joplin, Missouri celebrates the town’s history with the Mother Road with two murals and the perfect selfie photo op. Found on the south side of Pearl Brothers Hardware Store (now a True Value) at the corner of 7th Street and Main in Joplin Missouri, this tourist attraction opened in 2013…


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