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Adrian & Grukley, TX

Adrian is the midpoint along Route 66 between Chicago and Santa Monica, and they want you to know it! The town was not incorporated until 1953 and never maintained a population of more than a few hundred.
xDales Texaco
Route 66
This abandoned station was known as Dale's Texaco Station and Garage dates back to 1938 ... read more ... read more
The Bent Door Cafe
Route 66
What kind of a name is "Bent Door" Find out here. The the"Bent Door" didn't show up until ... read more
xFabulous 40 Motel
Route 66
This motel is located next door to the Midpoint Cafe and Sunflower Station ... read more
Midpoint Cafe
Route 66
This little cafe started out as Zella's, then became Jesse's and eventually the now famous Midpoint ... read more
xRoute 66 Midpoint Sign
Route 66
You're half way there! You're just 1139 miles from either end of Route 66 ... read more
Sunflower Station
Route 66
Stop at this very cool little gift shop and pick up a souvenir of Route 66. The place is packed full of neat stuff, you're ... read more


xCaprock Station
This 1926 station still stands even though it was closed long ago. The old road ends near here so backtrack to exit Gruhlkey Rd at I-40 exit 18 ... read more
I-40 Exit 18
This Stuckey's has been on the south side of I-40 at Gruhkley Rd (exit 18) for many years ... 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.