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Historic Route 66 in Texas

It's only 185 miles across the Texas Panhandle but there's plenty of interesting places to see along the way. Texas is also home to the little town of Adrian, the geographic midpoint of Route 66.
xShamrock
The U-Drop Inn, also known as the Tower Station is one of the most famous Route 66 landmarks. It now serves as visitors center and ... read more
xMcLean
Do you know how many types of barbed wire there are? The Devil's Rope Museum is the place to find out. There's also a cool old Phillips 66 station here and ... read more
xAlanreed
The1930s 66 Super Service Station is a great photo opportunity and the post office just might have some cool postcards to send home ... read more
xGroom
The Britton Leaning Water Tower migh be the most easily spotted landmark here, but there's plenty more to see, even a motel featured in a movie ... read more
xConway
This old gas station is one of the first things you'll spot in Conway, but a short sidetrip brings you to the Bug Ranch. What's a Bug Ranch you ask, well ... read more
xAmarillo
The Caddillac Ranch and the Big Texan Steak House are just two things to see in Amarillo. Historic 6th Street District has a ton of ... read more
xVega
The restored Magnolia Station is probably the best known Route 66 landmark here, but there is way more to see. ... read more
xAdrian & Grukley
You're half way there! You're just 1139 miles from either end of Route 66 ... read more
xGlenrio
One town, two states, four lanes and a bypass add up to a pretty cool ghost town ... 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.

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