Historic Route 66 The Mother Road US66 is Americas Main Street USA

Historic Route 66

The Mother Road – US 66

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Americas Main Street US 66 passes through 8 States and covers 2,400 miles.

Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California

See our visit to Missouri: The Gateway To The West Click Here!

Driving west from New Orleans this trip, we access The Mother Road centrally where east and west meet at Oklahoma City. There are several Route 66 Museums in Oklahoma alone west of OK city. (Elk City and Clinton). Historic Route 66 is located in many segments called alignments. Most of Americas main street road sections run parallel north and south of Interstate 40, and actually is I-40 in many sections.

Oklahoma City, OK. from Interstate 40 West.

We began this Route US 66 cruise west of Oklahoma City above near Yukon, OK. Hometown of popular country and western singer Garth Brooks.

We stopped at the Yukon, OK. Army surplus store on route 66 (image below) and got Bobby Jr. a small military prospecting pick and shovel for an Arizona adventure later this trip. Come back later or Click Here to visit the surplus store.

The Beautiful Route 66 Museum in Clinton, OK.

Part of a massive T Shirt display at the Clinton US66 Museum.

Many rooms of history, artifacts and images in this museum. And a movie too!

Some of the many Route 66 items for sale in the Clinton Museum. 580-323-7866

The elaborate National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, OK. covers a whole block. The entrance is to the left of the hotel above and to the left of the saloon at the trading post below.

Many fine period displays in this massive museum and route 66 town covering a whole city block.

Another section at this museum.

2 seat outhouse / privy for surprise images! : )

Leaning tower is an eyecather / logo for the Tower truck and auto center at this exit.

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