Celebrating The Missouri Section Of Route 66

Stretching over 2,400 miles from Chicago to the Santa Montica Pier on California’s coast, this travel and blog is as much about the history of this grand route as it is about the people, businesses, and attractions that keep continue to pique the public’s interest year after year.


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Postcards Route 66 Missouri
Interesting History
With foundation laid by the Osage Indians hundreds of years before the invention of the automobile, Route 66 is steeped in a rich history that parallels the American experiences from a number of different perspectives.
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Route Attractions
SEE! the 2nd Largest Rocking Chair at the Fanning 66 Outpost in Cuba, ASCEND! The iconic Gateway Arch in St Louis, SHOP! till you drop at Uranus Missouri.  From the odd to the amazing – whatever you’re looking to do, you likely find it on R66 in Missouri…
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Cities And Towns
Featuring plenty to do and see for any type of traveler, the towns and cities that dot Route 66 represent the very best that Missouri has to offer.  Come find out more with content geared towards these unique municipalities…
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Fun Facts…

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How To Have A Great Road Trip With Your Kids

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Having a road trip isn't only fun with your friends or significant other. It is also a fun experience for the whole family, especially for the kids. You get to bond with the whole family in a fun way. However, there are still times when we think that kids can't handle that long car ride. It's true that sometimes the kids might get bored while traveling. But with proper planning, you can make sure that everyone in the car will have a great time. Here are some tips on how to have a great road trip with your kids: Choose the...

The Route 66 Red Rocker

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Whether you are simply passing through Fanning through Route 66 or if you are really into exploring the area, one of the things you shouldn't miss is the Route 66 Red Rocker. It is a popular attraction that you should also get a chance to see and know. Let's tell you more about what this gigantic beauty is plus where you can see it. We'll also give you some facts and trivia about it. A Little Bit Of History The Route 66 Red Rocker is a giant red rocker that was constructed to mark the famous and historical U.S. Route 66, which...

The Father Of The Mother Road

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Route 66 has such a rich history. Although it may not be the longest or oldest road in the US, it still is quite popular. John Steinbeck gave it a nickname and called it the “Mother Road”. That nickname has been used since. But do you know who the father of the “Mother Road” is? That man is no other than Cyrus Avery, a businessman in Oklahoma. Let’s tell you more about this man and why he became the father of Route 66. Who Is Cyrus Avery? Cyrus Avery is a businessman in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Although he was born in Pennsylvania, he...

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