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... they have about as many different types as you would ever wish to see. Also contained within the museum is a small section dedicated to Route 66. McLean was also the last of the Texas towns to be bypassed by interstate in 1984. After McLean the landscape became more arid with prairie grass and spicier plants that had been seen before. West of Alanreed there was no choice but to take to the interstate until after passing the ...
Leaving Oklahoma we headed along the old route 66 road to Weatherford were we stopped at the Space museum for Thomas Stafford which was very interesting all about his Apollo Missions. Next stopping at one of 2 museums about route 66 today.
The next museum was in Elk City it had a route 66 museum, a cowboy museum and city museum all in one.
This was the last ...
... James managed to still drink heaps of beer after and party all night. We walked through the steak house and played with all the quirky and scary things inside, checked out the maze and just chilled out with a few drinks – Leah wasn’t feeling very well and I was pretty wrecked so around 10ish we called it a night and just chilled out in our room chatting until we were ready for bed. Everyone else seemed to have a pretty crazy night from the stories we heard the next morning ...
A few more miles and we got off the freeway for a quick stop at Pop's Gas Station in Arcadia, OK. This modern looking 50's diner was named for soda "pop". To prove it, this place boasts over 400 kinds of soda for sale. The 66' tall soda bottle out front is iconic while inside the metal shelves containing soda of all sizes, shapes and colors sparkle through modern glass walls. We each chose a different soda, and picked something blue to share. A few other ...
If only half of what we have planned for Amarillo works out for The Journey, it will be really special. And I should add, it's not just Amarillo, because the Panhandle-Plains museum in Canyon, TX, is also back on board and excited to collaborate.
We left Amarillo around 3:30PM, after enjoying some Texas BBQ at Tyler's BBQ, and then headed west, on Route 66...
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