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Afton, OK

If you came down the Sidewalk Highway you need to head east on 60-66-69 to see the first four landmarks on this list . Then turn around and head west again.
xBuffalo Ranch
21600 S Highway 69
This is where the buffalo roam on Route 66! Grab the camera and the kids and snap a few photos ... read more
xGreen Country Cafe
21601 S. Hwy 69
Traveling Route 66? Hungry? Grab a bite to eat at a local Mom and Pop style restaurant like this one and support local ... read more
xRoute 66 Motel
21751 S Hwy 69
The former Grand Lake Country Inn is the only open motel in Afton. It's right next to the Green Country ... read more
xWill Rogers Hwy Marker & Ribbon Road
E 520 at Route 66 (Hwy 69)
This Will Rogers Highway marker stands at the southern end of the historic Sidewalk Highway / Ribbon Road ... read more
xHorse Creek Bridge
Route 66 (Hwy 69)
Just east of town you cross Horse Creek. This old bridge was replaced in 2019. It may have been the last of it's kind on the Mother Road in Oklahoma ... read more
xRest Haven Motel
Route 66 at Mulberry.
Just east of the Afton Station is the old Rest Haven Motel. It's closed to the public now, but the cool (unlit) old neon ... read more
xCommercial Building
E. Route 66
This building held the worlds largest matchbook collection in 2001 and then it became a flea market with more changes to come ... read more
xFormer DX Station
12 Southwest 1st St.
The former Eagle Service Station sold both DX and Standard Oil products at different times ... read more
xPalmer Hotel
Route 66 at Locust St.
The historic Palmer Hotel building has stood here for over 100 years. Right across the street from the ... read more
Pierce & Harvey Buggy Co. Building
11 SW First St.
This circa 1911 building once housed what was reportedly the largest collection of matchbooks in the ... read more
xGray Garage & Service Station
Main Street & Maple Ave.
This small stone garage was built in 1930.
... read more
xAvon Motel Ruins
Route 66
Call me crazy, but this is one of my favorite motel ruins on this grand old road. It's on the west side of Afton ... read more
xLake Junction Garage
Route 66 at Hwy 85
It's really easy to zip right past this old station in the summer when the leaves are out and ... 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.