Enjoyable Route 66 stops for your Challenger

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  1. NC20RT

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    This is a follow-up from my prior post about "so many Challengers' seen along our travels to Route 66 in late April and early May. If you get the opportunity to travel along Rte 66 in your Challenger or any sports or muscle car, these stops may be enjoyable for you. Please excuse the Trans Am in some of the photos and imagine your Challenger there instead.
    Apparently I can only do 5 photos at a time so scroll down for more.

    Photo #1 - the midway point for Rte 66
    2 - The world's largest gas pump in Sapulpa, OK
    3 - Oklahoma signs
    4 & 5 - Pop's Soda in Arcadia OK. 100's of varieties of sodas for sale plus a diner inside where we had dinner.
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    #6 - The famous motel in Tucumcari NM where we stayed one night just for the experience.
    7 - Amarillo TX Rte 66 steak house. It's a cool atmosphere inside w/ really decent steaks.
    8 - Old Esso station in Tucumcari NM
    9 - Old Texaco station in Tucumcari NM
    10 - Excellent museum in Kingman AZ

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    #11 - "Standin' on a corner in Winslow AZ". Local shops play the Eagles hit. Even the flatbed Ford is there along with the statues.
    12 - Delightful lunch spot in Kingman AZ right across from the museum I mentioned earlier. Wonderful old fashioned shakes with the metal cup leftovers.
    13 - Cool Springs Station near Oatman AZ
    14 - Oatman AZ where the burros still roam the street. It's hard to believe this was Rte 66.
    15 - Sitgreaves Pass outside Oatman AZ
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    #16 - Old Phillips 66 in McLean TX
    17 - Old restored Conoco in Shamrock TX. Storm approaching. Noticed a tail light out too.
    18 - Wigwam Motel in Holbrook AZ. Each 'tent' has an old car in front. Not the best accomodations but fun to experience.
    19 - Rio Grande Bridge and Gorge near Taos NM. Not Rte 66 but close by near Santa Fe.
    20 - Another museum (many along the way) in Santa Rosa OK P1020096 (2).JPG P1020103 (2).JPG P1020024 (2).JPG P1020041 (2).JPG P1020089 (2).JPG
     
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    I wanted to add this one too. The desolate road near Oatman. It makes me want to go again, and I just got home!! I'm hooked on road trips, always have been.

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    Thanks for sharing, great photos and descriptions.
     
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    My wife and I enjoyed Seligman AZ

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    Thank you for the cruise photo diary.
    Looks like movie sets.
     
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