Take This Road Trip To The Most Charming Route 66 Towns In Texas
By Katie Lawrence|Published June 30, 2022
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
Come get your kicks on Route 66 when you take this road trip to eight of the most charming Route 66 towns in Texas. Follow the Mother Road from the ghost town of Glenrio all the way to Texola for an unforgettable journey through time. You’ll eat at a retro cafe, see the iconic Cadillac Ranch, and explore historic town squares frozen in the past. The 186-mile drive only takes about three hours from start to finish, so it makes a wonderful day trip!
Would you take this road trip to the most charming Route 66 towns in Texas? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for a nearby state park that’s totally bucket list worthy.
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