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Hi the following will give you an idea of some of the sights to see and places to stop on Route 66.

Please feel free to copy it and use it as a base for your trip.

If you have any suggestions of places to add to the list, email me at

Lets see if we can make this a great resource for all roadies 

Chicago to Pontiac

Begin Route 66 sign

End Route 66 sign

Henry's Drive in, Cicero

Robin Hood Muffler Shop, Cicero

Route 66 Welcome Sign, Berwyn

White Castle Restaurant, Berwyn

Snuffy’s Grill, McCook

Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket, Willowbrook

Montana Charlies Little America Flea Mart

White Fence Farms

Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet (for Tours call 815-726-7171 x209)

Joliet Area Historical Museum & Route 66 Welcome Centre

Old Joliet Correctional Center (from Blues Brothers Movie)

The Joliet Route 66 Diner

Gemini Giant, Wilmington

Polk a Dot Drive In, Braidwood

Ambler's Texaco Gas Station, Dwight

Odell Station

Old Log Cabin Inn, Pontiac

Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum, Pontiac

Pontiac to Springfield IL

Pontiac gun shaped police station

Sprague's Super Service, Normal Il

Memory Lane, Lexington

Funks Grove Maple Sirup

Palms Grill Cafe, Atlanta

Smiley face water tower, Atlanta

Bunyon Giant, Atlanta

Giant Hot Dog , Atlanta

Palms Grill Cafe,Atlanta

Library & Clock Tower , Atlanta

World's Largest Covered Wagon, Lincoln

Cozy Dog Drive-In, Springfield, Ill.

Shea's Gas Station - Springfield, IL

Lincoln's House Springfield IL

Springfield IL to St Louis 

Becky's Barn, Snell Road, Auburn, IL

Brick Road, Auburn

Doc’s Soda Fountain, Gillard

Whil a whip

The 13-star flag painting, Nilwood

Route 66 Turkey Tracks , Nillwood

Million Dollar Courthouse Carlinville, Illinois

Henry's Rabbit Ranch, Staunton

Ariston Cafe, Litchfield

Colosseum Ballroom, Blend

World's Largest Catsup Bottle, Collinsville, Illinois

Luna Cafe, Mitchell

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, St. Louis

Gateway Arch, St. Louis

St Louis to Cuba

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard,  6726 Chippewa St., on the former Route 66, St. Louis

Route66 State Park & Visitor centre at Meramec River Bridge

Jessie James Wax Museum, Stanton MO 

Circle Inn Malt Shop, 171 N Old Hwy 66, Bourbon, MO 

Bobs gasoline Alley, 822 Beamer Ln, Cuba,

Missouri Hick Bar-B-Que, Cuba

Wagon Wheel Motel, Cuba


Cuba to Springfield MO

World's Largest Rocking Chair, Fanning

Vacuum  museum, St. James, MO

Elbow Inn, Devil's Elbow

Devil's Elbow Bridge

Route66 Diner, Saint Robert  MO

Hoppers Pub, 318 Historic 66 East, Waynesville

Nona’s Kitchen, 103 North Benton Street, Waynesville

Totem Pole Trading Post, 1413 Martin Springs Dr Rolla, MO

Munger Moss Motel, Lebanon

Route 66 Museum, Lebanon

Gascoinaide River Bridge

Route 66 Rail Haven, Springfield

Gillioz Theatre, Springfield

Springfield Mo to Tulsa

Restored Gas Station, Spencer Missouri

Gay Parita Sinclair station, near Halltown

Red Oak II, Carthage

Boots Motel, Carthage

66 Drive-In, Carthage

Superman Museum, 221 W. Main(Route 66), Carterville, Missouri

Cars on the Route, Galena

Old Riverton Store, Riverton.

Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge, near Riverton

Cafe on The Route, 1101 Military Ave, Baxter Springs

Old Conoco station Comerce, Ok

Waylan's Ku-Ku, Miami

Coleman Theatre Beautiful, Miami

Afton Station, Afton

Little cabin Pecan co

Clanton's Cafe, Vinita

Totem Pole Park, Foyil (21300 E Highway 28A, Chelsea, OK 74016)

Will Rogers Memorial, Claremore

Blue Whale, Catoosa

Tulsa to OKC

Campbell Hotel, Tulsa

Tally's Good Food Cafe, Tulsa

Meadow Gold sign, Tulsa

Blue Dome, Tulsa

Golden Driller, Tulsa

Cyrus Avery Centennial Plaza (11th St Bridge),1000 S Riverside Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127

Route 66 Village - Tallest Oil Rig, Red Fork Tulsa

Waite Phillips gas station, Saulupa

Heart of Route 66 Auto Museum, Sapulpa OK

Rock Creek Bridge, Sapulpa

Rock Cafe, Stroud

McJerrys art gallery, Chandler

Route 66 Interpretive Center, Chandler

Round Barn, Arcadia

POPS, Arcadia

Large Indian statue, Edmond OK

Gold Dome, Oklahoma City

Milk Bottle Building, 2426 North Classen Blvd,Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City National Memorial

OKC to Elk City

Lake Overholser Bridge, Oklahoma City

Sids Diner, El Reno

Lucille's, Hydro

Pony Bridge, near Bridgeport

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, Clinton

National Route 66 Museum, Elk City

City to Amarillo

Sandhills Curiosity Shop, Erick

Roger Miller Museum, Erick

U-Drop Inn, Shamrock

Devil’s Rope Barbed Wire Museum, McLean

Big Cross, Groom

Big Texan Steak Ranch, Amarillo

Amarillo to Tucumcari

Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo

Dots mini museum , Vega

Midpoint Cafe, Adrian

Glenrio ghost town

Tucumcari Mountain

Teepee Curios, Tucumcari

Blue Swallow Motel, Tucumcari

Del's Restaurant, Tucumcari NM

The Christmas Shop

Tucumcari Trading post

Murals, Tucumcari

Tucumcari to Albuquerque

New Mexico Route 66 Museum

Blue Hole, Santa Rosa

Comet Drive Inn Rest. Santa Rosa, 

Route 66 Restaurant - Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Route 66 Auto Museum Santa Rosa, NM

Clines Corners

Singing Road - Tijeras, NM  I-40 exit 170, then drive east about 3.5 miles on Hwy 333/Route 66.

(Look for the Musical Road signs between mileposts 4 and 5, shortly after Route 66 crosses to the south side of I-40.)

KiMo Theatre, Albuquerque

Albuquerque to Gallup

The Frontier, Albuquerque

Route 66 diner Albuquerque

Rio Puerco Bridge

Continental Divide

El Rancho Hotel, Gallup

Gallup to Flagstaff

Petrified Forest National Park

Joe & Aggie's Cafe, Holbrook

Jackrabbit Trading Post, Joseph City

Wigwam Motel, Holbrook

La Posada, Winslow

Standin' on a Corner Park, Winslow

Meteor Crater

Two Guns

Twin Arrows

Flagstaff to Williams

Museum Club, Flagstaff

Grand Canyon Cafe, Flagstaff

Hotel Monte Vista, Flagstaff

Hotel Weatherford, Flagstaff

Galaxy Diner, Flagstaff 

Letters Route 66 Store, Ashfork

Rod's Steakhouse, Williams

Petes Gas Station Museum, Williams 


Grand Canyon Railway, Williams


Williams to Kingman

Angel Delgadillo's barbershop, Seligman

Snow Cap Drive-In, Seligman

Grand Canyon Caverns

Peach Springs

DeSoto's salon - Ash Fork, Arizona

Hackberry General Store, Hackberry

Mr. D’z Route 66 Diner, Kingman

Powerhouse Museum 

El Trovatore Motel, Kingman

Kingman to Needles (Via Oatman)

Sitgreaves Pass

Shaffer's Fish Bowl

Oatman Ghost Town


Colorado River

Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Needles

El Garces is at 950 Front St, Needles

Covered Wagon, Needles

Needles to Barstow

Roy's, Amboy

Amboy Crater

Ludlow Coffee Shop, Ludlow

Bagdad Cafe, Newberry Springs

Barstow Route 66 Mother Road Museum, 


Barstow to Santa Monica  

Do drop inn / drive in (abandoned) 

Hinkley road historical marker 

Bottle Tree Ranch, Oro Grande

Steel truss bridge

Emma Jean’s Hollandburger Cafe, Victorville

California Route 66 Museum, Victorville

Summit Inn, Oak Hills

Mitla Cafe, San Bernardino

Wigwam Motel, San Bernardino

Original McDonald's Site and Museum, 1398 N E St, San Bernardino

Bono's Orange, Fontana

Sycamore Inn, Rancho Cucamonga

Cucamonga Service Station

Magic Lamp Inn, Rancho Cucamonga

The Hat, Glendora

Donut Man, Glendora

Aztec Hotel, Monrovia

Colorado Street Bridge, Pasadena

Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain, 1526 Mission St,South Pasadena

Chicken Boy - Muffler Man, 5558 N Figueroa St.

Santa Monica Pier

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