The US state of Oklahoma is the authentic gateway to the west.
Route 66 runs in length from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California. The longest miles of this road cut diagonally through Oklahoma. You can catch the route in the northeastern corner of the state and travel through Tulsa and Oklahoma City before you cross the boarder into Texas.
There are many roadside attractions like the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton and National Route 66 and Transportation Museum in Elk City.
You can see the Blue Whale of Catoosa and the Golden Driller in Tulsa.
At the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton you can learn about the history of Route 66, see a 1950s diner and changing exhibits celebrating the experience of traveling on Route 66.
Visit Ponca City near the Kansas border which is another Oklahoma oil-boom town. Enjoy visiting the Marland Estate Mansion dating from…
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