Route 66 Road Trip: Texas Schedule (Updated)

July 16, 2018

Check out the full schedule for Texas, including meetups and photo ops, below:

Meetups (all times local)

July 17, 3–6 p.m.: U-Drop Inn (1242 North Main Street, Shamrock, TX). This former Conoco station is a landmark of Americana, and one of the most beautifully restored Art Deco buildings on all of Route 66. Today, it's the Shamrock Visitor Center.

July 18, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Sixth Street Historic District (Cornerstone Church Parking Lot, 6th Ave. and Tennessee St., Amarillo, TX). The U.S. Route 66-Sixth Street Historic District comprises 13 blocks of restaurants, antique stores, and specialty shops housed in rehabilitated storefronts, all of which celebrate Amarillo's history along Route 66.

July 18, 4–7 p.m.: Sonic Drive-In (4151 Hillside Road, Amarillo, TX 79110). The largest chain of drive-in fast food restaurants in the U.S., Sonic is best known for its unique carhop service style. Founded in 1953 by Troy Smith, today the restaurant chain is emblematic of Route 66's quirky diner culture.

July 19, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Midpoint Cafe (305 West Historic Route 66, Adrian, TX). "When you're here, you're halfway there." That's the slogan of this restaurant and souvenir shop that has billed itself as the geographic midway point between Los Angeles and Chicago since it opened in 1928.

Photo Ops

  • Downtown McLean
  • 66 Super Service Station
  • The Leaning Water Tower
  • Cadillac Ranch
  • Dots Mini Museum
  • Texas/New Mexico Border Sign

Check out the rest of the schedule.

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