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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Tulsa Postcard Mural in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa Postcard Mural in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Stop by the Brady Arts District in Tulsa, Oklahoma to see this public work of art: the Tulsa Postcard Mural. The Tulsa Postcard Mural was created in 2015 by artist Billy Brakhage, who also created the Greetings from Austin postcard mural in Austin, Texas. Designed in the style of a vintage postcard, the Tulsa mural…


Sapulpa Route 66 Mural in Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa Route 66 Mural in Sapulpa, Oklahoma

The Sapulpa Route 66 Mural in downtown Sapulpa, Oklahoma pays homage to the town’s place on Route 66 and at the crossroads of America. The giant work of art was created by Scott Taylor and his team at Colorpop Art Lab in Tulsa. It was a “a gift to the city” in January 2021 from…


Bristow Historical Museum & Train Depot in Bristow, Oklahoma

Bristow Historical Museum & Train Depot in Bristow, Oklahoma

The historic Bristow Historical Museum & Train Depot in Bristow, Oklahoma is housed in a 1923 FRISCO Train Depot. This museum and visitor’s center gives patrons a glimpse into the town’s history. The Bristow Historical Museum & Train Depot is located in the historic Bristow train depot (previously known as the Frisco Train Depot), constructed…


World’s Longest Map of Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona

World’s Longest Map of Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona

El Trovatore Motel in Kingman, Arizona has been a fixture of Route 66 since 1939, beckoning travelers on The Mother Road with its bright neon sign and comfortable motel rooms. Much of the property is covered in fun and colorful murals, including what they call the World’s Longest Map of Route 66. How big is…


Wish You Were Here Mural in Kingman, Arizona Route 66 Attraction

Wish You Were Here Mural in Kingman, Arizona

Welcome to Kingman, Arizona. Wish you were here! If you’re stopping in town on your Route 66 road trip you’ll surely feel this sentiment. So stop over at the Powerhouse Visitor Center to take some selfies with the Wish You Were Here Mural in Kingman, Arizona. The Wish You Were Here mural was designed by…


Route 66 Mural City in Cuba, Missouri - Prosperity Corner was the place in Cuba to meet and greet, do business, or pass the time in the 1900s. Originally part of H.H. Tieman’s General Merchandise Store, today the mural showcases scenes from that time period on the side of modern day Hayes Shoe Store. (E. Washington) (artist: Kelly Poling)

Route 66 Mural City in Cuba, Missouri

Cuba, Missouri is known as the town “where art meets history” and you can see the spirit of that moniker on nearly every street corner. The Route 66 murals in Cuba depict historic scenes with both local and national themes. Created between 2001 and 2007, the public art in this “Route 66 Mural City” memorializes…


Standin’ on The Corner Park in Winslow, Arizona Route 66 Roadside Attraction

Standin’ on The Corner Park in Winslow, Arizona

Standing on the Corner Park in Winslow, Arizona opened in 1999. The park commemorates the song “Take it Easy,” a hit song written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey that was made popular by the Eagles in 1972. The song peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on July 22, 1972 and…


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…


Yellow Route 66 Mural in Kingman, Arizona

Yellow Route 66 Mural in Kingman, Arizona

Located in downtown Kingman, Arizona, this bright yellow Route 66 Mural is also known as the Get Your Kicks on Route 66 mural. This Route 66 mural in Kingman features a bright yellow backdrop with a map of the eight states on Route 66 (Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California) with…


​​Route 66 Shield Mural in Pontiac, Illinois Route 66 Roadside Attraction

​​Route 66 Shield Mural in Pontiac, Illinois

The first, the biggest, and the most well-known Route 66 mural in Pontiac, Illinois, and perhaps on the entire Route, is the Route 66 Shield Mural in Pontiac, Illinois. Painted by Diaz Sign Art in 2006 on the exterior wall of the Route 66 Hall of Fame Museum (next to the vintage Wishing Well Motel…


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