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Scenic wonders, time capsules, ghost signs, mining history, superb museums, excellent restaurants, Civil War History all in just a drive of 12 short miles

Jim Hinckley's Blog - Tales From The Road

Route 66 in Kansas is short on miles but big on surprises 

Not one but two historic mining towns. A Civil War battle site. A western frontier cattle town. An incredible automobile museum. A few old fashioned cafes. And a stunning bridge.

This is Route 66 in Kansas. 

Slow drive

Jim Hinckley Recommends 

Jim Hinckley has been telling people where to go since 1990. Here are a few of his favorite places along Route 66 in Kansas. 

  • Mi Torito Mexican Restaurant, Galena 
  • Galena Mining & Historical Museum, Galena 
  • Nelson’s Old Riverton Store, Riverton 
  • Brush Creek Bridge 
  • Baxter Springs Heritage Museum, Baxter Springs
  • Decade of Wheels, Baxter Springs 
  • Weston’s Cafe, Baxter Springs 

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Route 66 Navigation 

Route 66 Navigation is more than the best app available for navigating Route 66. It is the ultimate travel companion with an extensive list of attractions, restaurants, historic sites, wineries, breweries, saloons and museums. 

Route 66 Navigation developed by Touch Media, creator of the Mother Road Route 66 Passport

Route 66 Kansas sponsored in part by

Roadrunner Lodge

The Pride of Tucumcari, New Mexico 

Cuba: The Mural City

Gem of Route 66 

Grand Canyon Caverns

A Route 66 Landmark

Telling People Where to Go Since 1990