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El Reno, OK

Take in the great murals, the historical museum and Route 66 landmarks in El Reno and maybe stop for a fried onion burger as well.
xRanger Motel
1201 SE 27th Street
The Googie style sign on this mid-century motel would look really neat restored and lit up at night ... read more
xChevrolet Dealership Building
102 E. Wade St.
Some of these old automobile dealership buildings live on forever, this one became the local ... read more
xPostcard to Hospice Staff Mural
221 S. Bickford
You'll find this cool mural on the corner of Wade (Route 66) and Bickford across from the old Chevrolet building ... read more
xRobert's Grill
300 S. Bickford
This tiny little diner serves up Coney's and Fried Onion Burgers and more. It is across the intersection from the ... read more
xRock Island Caboose
Choctaw & Wade
This old caboose sits at an intersection heavy in Route 66 history with the Avant and Jackson stations and ... read more
xJackson Conoco Station
301 S. Choctaw
In 1934 this former Conoco station replaced a 1924 Marland station on this prime Route 66 intersection ... read more
xSid's Diner
300 S. Choctaw St.
Not as old as some diners on Route 66, but they've been serving up burgers and more here since 1990 ... read more
xAvant Cities Service Station
220 S. Choctaw
Built on Route 66 in 1933 this former station continues to serve the community, just with different services ... read more
xCrossroads of America Mural
116 S Choctaw
This cool mural by Chris Small is right across the street from the Squawkn Scoot. It's pretty hard to miss as you ... read more
xSouthern Hotel
317 - 19 S. Grand, El Reno, OK 73036
A Senior Center & Southern Manor Apts. now occupy this old hotel. Right across from the historical museum ... read more

xCanadian County Historical Museum
300 South Grand Ave.
This museum is full of historic artifacts. There are other historic buildings here too. Don't miss the trolley ... read more
xRock Island Bridge & Murals
S. Miles Ave and Route 66
This bridge and the two murals are on Route 66 just west of S. Miles Ave.... read more


xPhillips Courts / Budget Inn
1221 W. Sunset Drive
J. R. Phillips built the first part of this motel in 1946 and expaned it several times over the years ... read more
xFormer Jobe's Drive-In
1220 Sunset Dr, El Reno, OK
J. R. Jobe opened Jobe's Drive-In in 1958, Robert Sanders bought it in 1969 and ran for 45 years until ... read more
xFormer Dixie Service Station
1300 Sunset Drive
When we went by in 2017 this former Dixie Service Station was sign as Sunset Tractor & Equipment. There wasn't much ... read more
xFormer Ponderosa Motel & Restaurant
2408 Sunset Drive
This 1965 motel closed in 1986 and a few years later became a senior living facilty. The Restaurant continued to ... read more
xSquaw Drive In Theater
2418 Sunset Drive
The closed Squaw Drive-In theater is behind a self storage place about a block off the Mother Road 66 ... 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.