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Cuba & Fanning, MO

At one point in time Route 66 ran west on Washington and east on Main St. in Cuba. Today the it runs both ways on Washington.
xMurals
Various locations
Cuba calls itself the Mural City, this page shows why. There are so many murals, plan on taking the time to see them ... read more
Missouri Hick Bar-B-Q
913 East Washington Street
Missouri Hick Bar-B-Q is located on the site of Chester's Cafe and Cooke Service Station that opened in 1944 as ... read more
Former Red Horse Cabins
Across from the Wagon Wheel Motel
This was the Red Horse Cabins that opened in 1938. A station/garage/truck stop building was ... read more
xWagon Wheel Motel
901 E Washington Blvd.
The Wagon Wheel Motel opened in 1934 and it's still going strong ... read more
xShelly's Route 66 Cafe
402 E. Washington St.
Not far from the legendary Wagon Wheel Motel is this little cafe ... read more
xPhillips 66 Station
E. Washington Blvd. at S. Franklin St.
Paul T. Carr built this cottage style filling station in 1932 as a Phillips 66 station and was later expanded to include a ... read more
Cuba's Public Garden
Historic US 66 & Franklin St.
Check out the 3-D steel replica of an 1873 locomotive. It was sculpted by Glen & Curtis Tutterrow and is ... read more


Side Trip:
A short drive north on MO 19 will lead you to the 19 Drive-In just north of I-44.

x19 Drive In Theater
5853 Missouri 19
The 19 Drive In Theater still has a few traditional speakers besides the radio sound. As of 2008 it only had the traditional speakers ... read more


Back on 66:
Just turn around and return to 66.

xFormer Conoco Gas Station
306 W. Washington St.
This former Conoco Station is located at Washington & Filmore Streets. It was an upholstery shop when ... read more
xRoute 66 Cafe (Closed)
510 W. Washington St.
Neat sign! This was Ross & Ruby's Diner for 35 years before becoming the Route 66 Cafe in the 1980s ... read more
Hayes Shoe Store
103 S Smith St.
Hayes Shoe Store has been on this corner since at least 1950. There are a couple of really giant shoes on display here.... read more
Bob's Gasoline Alley
822 Beamer Ln.
Go north on Beamer Lane to see this collections of hundreds of signs, gas pumps and more. It certainly is worth a stop and ... read more


Fanning
is just a few miles west of Cuba on old Route 66 and just east of I-44 exit 203.

xFanning 66 Outpost
5957 Highway ZZ
What may be the worlds biggest rocking chair stands outside the Fanning 66 Outpost. Biggest or not, it's one huge ... 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.