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Oklahoma is home to the longest drivable stretch of Route 66 in the United States. This itinerary will help you experience some of the best roadside attractions the Mother Road has to offer.

1. Tulsa

Starting Point • Food, History, Quirky

Some of the Route’s most interesting attractions are right in Tulsa, the second-largest city in Oklahoma. Be sure to stop for a snapshot of the Golden Driller, a 75-foot-high statue of an oil worker dating back to the 1950s. Other popular sites include the Route 66 Village, an open-air museum featuring restored train cars and a 194-foot-high oil derrick. Afterwards, stop by Ollie’s Station Restaurant next door, a classic family-run diner serving home-style fare.

2. Oklahoma City

Drive 106 miles, 1 hour, 36 minutes • Entertainment, History, Outdoor Recreation

Head west along the route toward Oklahoma City, stopping for a photo op at the Historic Phillips 66 Filling Center along the way. Once in the capital city, you’ll have plenty of choices for attractions, from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum to the Oklahoma History Center. Make sure to stop by the Route 66 Park, a free attraction with a watchtower, an amphitheater and wetlands for fishing.

3. Clinton

Drive 85 miles, 1 hour, 18 minutes • Food, History

Your final stop is Clinton, a quaint little town with a handful of great attractions. Must-sees include the Mohawk Lodge Indian Store, a small museum and shop featuring Native American craft items, and Jigg’s Smokehouse, a roadside eatery with sandwich options for meat-lovers. The town’s star attraction is the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, which traces the history of the Mother Road back to its glory days.