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Crestwood & Eureka, MO

Just west of St. Louis you go through Crestwood and, using I-44 for a few miles, on to Eureka and the Route 66 State Park Visitor Center.
Crestwood Lanes
9822 Watson Rd.
Another great bowling alley with an excellent neon sign built around 1957. In 2013 the sign was restored and realist with ... read more

Going west from Crestwood follow Watson and merge onto I-44-west to Eureka and the Route 66 State Park. The park visitor center is on the east side of the river, but is the city of Eureka and much of the park sits on the west side of the Meramec River in what used to be known as Times Beach.

Route 66 State Park Visitor Center
97 N. Outer Rd, Eureka, MO
Take I-44, Exit 266 and then west on N. Outer Rd to the Visitor Center. Most of the Route 66 State Park is on ... read more
Meramec River Bridge
Route 66 State Park
In 1931 Route 66 was rerouted from St. Louis using this bridge to carry traffic over the Meramec River... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.