Oklahoma contains the longest stretch of driveable Route 66 in the US (nearly 400 miles), lined with diners, quirky Americana and historic sights. Here are the highlights, driving from east to west. Tulsa and Oklahoma City are also en route. See oklahomaroute66.com for more.
Waylan’s Ku-Ku Burger 915 N Main St, Miami. Classic diner serving juicy burgers and fries.
The Blue Whale 2680 N Hwy-66, Catoosa (bluewhaleroute66.com). This 80ft blue whale sculpture has been entertaining drivers since 1972.
The Golden Driller Expo Square, Yale Ave at 21st St, Tulsa. This 76ft-tall statue of an oil worker has been a symbol of Tulsa since 1953.
Rock Café 114 W Main St, Stroud (rockcafert66.com). Home of the famed alligator burger and German jagerschnitzel since 1939.
Route 66 Interpretive Center 400 E 1st St Chandler (route66interpretivecenter.org).
Round Barn 107 E Hwy-66, Arcadia (arcadiaroundbarn.com). Restored 1898 landmark and museum.
POPS 660 W Hwy-66, Arcadia (pops66.com). Modern homage to classic diners, with a giant 66ft-tall soda bottle.
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum 2229 W Gary Blvd, Clinton (route66.org).