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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

Wagon Wheel Motel, Cuba

Wagon Wheel Motel, Cuba

One of the oldest motels on Route 66, the Wagon Wheel Motel in Cuba, Missouri, was built in 1934 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Wagon Wheel is an old gas station with the pumps still present and accessorized with antique vehicles. Combined with the famous neon sign it makes a great… 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

Wigwam Motel, Holbrook

Wigwam Motel, Holbrook

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wigwam Motel in Holbrook is one of only three surviving “Wigwam Villages” in the US and one of two situated on Route 66 (the other being in Rialto, CA). The term “iconic” can be overly used when discussing Route 66 but in this instance is wholly… Read More

Wigwam Motel, San Bernardino

Wigwam Motel, San Bernardino

This Route 66 Wigwam Motel is a fun stop and is the final of 7 Wigwam Motels originally constructed (only 3 of which still exist). There are 19 wigwams available to choose from with grounds that include a swimming pool and a large grass front with over 35 palm trees surrounding the entire property. Unlike in… Read More