Few People Know That Missouri Is The Birthplace Of Route 66, The Most Famous Road In America

Ask anyone you come across – whether they’re Missourians or not – to name the most famous historic road in the United States. Chances are the majority are going to immediately respond with “Route 66.” However, how many know that the birthplace of Route 66 is right here in Missouri?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Did you know that Missouri is the birthplace of Route 66? What’s your favorite attraction on the famous road? Let us know in the comments! If you love learning about Missouri’s rich history, you’ll probably want to check out these 17 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit in Missouri.

Address: Rte 66, Springfield, MO, USA