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The Tower Theatre, Oklahoma City

The Tower Theatre, Oklahoma City

Originally built in 1936, but having sat dilapidated for many years, this classic Route 66 attraction was bought in 2005 by brothers Marty and Mike Dillon. They have since restored the classic neon sign and hope that it will bring attention and investment to the area. The theatre has been lovingly restored to it’s former… Read More

The Windy Cow Cafe, Wildorado, Texas

The Windy Cow Cafe, Wildorado, Texas

This diner-style restaurant is located just off I-40 and about 15 miles west of Amarillo. The menu includes a variety of creative salads served with your choice of homemade dressing, an assortment of sandwiches and burgers, and a range of dinner choices including gluten-free options. What really grabs your attention though are the delicious homemade desserts. The… Read More

Tumbleweeds Grill, Texola, Oklahoma

Tumbleweeds Grill, Texola, Oklahoma

The Tumbleweeds Grill is located in Texola, Oklahoma, in the world famous Water Hole #2 building. The owners have completely renovated the original structure into the oldest building on Route 66 operating as a restaurant. Tumbleweeds is open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7am to 7pm. The restaurant is very clean… Read More

Uranus Missouri, St Robert, Missouri

Uranus Missouri, St Robert, Missouri

Uranus Missouri, often called simply “Uranus,” is a tourist attraction located in the rural area of Pulaski County, Missouri. It is a shopping mall featuring a sports bar, nightclub, tattoo shop, festival food truck lot, and an outdoor store with a gun range and pro-shop. It’s also home to a Fudge Factory and General Store. A welcome… Read More

VW Slug Bug Ranch, Conway, Texas

VW Slug Bug Ranch, Conway, Texas

Not too far from it’s more famous counterpart lies the VW Slug Bug Ranch, and in the words of Ken Fisher who made this recommendation, it’s “like the Cadillac Ranch only with VW Beetles”! Five Volkswagen Beetles lay nose-down in the ground and, as with the Cadillac Ranch, visitors are encouraged to spray paint the cars… Read More

Waylan’s KuKu Burger, Miami, Oklahoma

Waylan’s KuKu Burger, Miami, Oklahoma

Famous for its giant yellow fiberglass cuckoo bird emerging from the front wall, Waylan’s KuKu Burger is an authentic Route 66 hot spot. Located just off Route 66, this restaurant remains the only surviving location of an original fast food drive-in chain from the 1960s. Believe it or not, there used to be close to 200 KuKu’s in… Read More