#2 - Blue Whale & Totem Pole Park: The Blue Whale of Catoosa and Totem Pole Park of Foyil are wonderful outdoor attractions along the eastern stretch of Oklahoma’s Route 66. Pack a picnic lunch and take advantage of a great photo-op at these fun, out-of-the-ordinary Route 66 pit stops.
#3 - Round Barn & POPS: Uncover what central Route 66 has to offer by visiting the Round Barn of Arcadia. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this unusual piece of Oklahoma architecture is certainly unique. After the sun goes down, travel down the road to POPS to view its iconic, giant soda bottle illuminated with dazzling LED lights.
#5 - Martin Park Nature Center: Immerse yourself in the beauty of Oklahoma’s central woodlands and take a calming outdoor break at Martin Park Nature Center. This free Oklahoma City oasis features a variety of winding nature trails, a beautiful creek that runs throughout the park, a bird-observation wall and an on-site nature museum.
#6 - Gene Autry Museum: Celebrate the old “B” movie Western culture of the singing cowboy at the Gene Autry Museum. Learn about the famous Western movie star and toe-tap to the musical hits of the acclaimed singing legend, Gene Autry, in a town that's named after its favorite son.
#7 - Conoco Museum: With numerous computer touch screens, a 40-seat movie theater and a replica development laboratory, it’s a wonder the state-of-the-art Conoco Museum is free. Take advantage of the free admission and learn about Oklahoma’s oil boom days at this high-tech museum located in Ponca City.
#8 - Route 66 Vintage Iron Motorcycle Museum: Visit this motorcycle museum located directly off the Mother Road in Miami and enjoy browsing through 40 vintage motorcycles on display, plus a 2,000 sq. ft. gift shop. During your trip Vintage Iron, don't miss the ever-growing Evel Knievel collection.
#9 - Oklahoma State Capitol: Take a free tour of the Oklahoma State Capitol and marvel at the building’s impressive Greco-Roman architecture as a tour guide leads you throughout the structure. Make sure to point your gaze upward to see the magnificent detail work on the inside of the capitol dome.
#10 - Oklahoma Governor’s Mansion: See where Oklahoma’s governor resides and get a taste of Oklahoma elegance on a tour of the Governor’s Mansion. Wander through beautiful gardens, view stately architecture and even catch a glimpse of an Oklahoma-shaped swimming pool.