Welcome!

Welcome to the Route 66 University Home Page. This online institution of higher learning is destined to become the premier source of online information for America's most famous highway, variously called the Mother Road, Main Street of America, Route 66, and U.S. 66.

Generations of travelers have experienced Route 66 first-hand, and many more today are seeking her out. Whether you are making plans to motor along the Mother Road personally, or you're an armchair adventurer who wants to do some research from your home or office, Route 66 University is the source for you.

At Route 66 University, you'll find:

Ready to Get Started?

Just click on any of the category links you'll find on the left side of each page or in the list above. See you on the Road!


Recent Updates to This Website:

 

Our In The News page is updated almost daily. Other updates include:
16 July The Iron Hog Saloon, Oro Grande, Calif., is now included in our directory of businesses and other attractions.
25 Dec Hooray! We've added the long-awaited state of Missouri to our GPS 66 section. Please enjoy.
30 Sep We've added a new photo album, this one dedicated entirely to Red Oak II, half-town and half-artistic creation.
16 Aug The Sunset Motel, Moriarty, NM is now included in our directory of businesses and other attractions.
29 Jun The Society for Commercial Archaeology is asking the public for nominations for endangered roadside properties and features. See the article here for details.
18 May The University's online postcard collection has been expanded with the addition of albums 69, 70, and 71.
16 Mar They're finally here! The much-anticipated NEW version of the famous Friends Don't Let Friends Drive the Interstate t-shirts are now available in the online store.
2 Mar The newly-updated Motel Safari is now included in our directory of businesses and other attractions.
24 Feb Additions have been made to the Business Directory this week, including Gay Parita, Crossroads Cafe, and Afton DX Station.
31 Dec The online postcard collection has been expanded with the addition of album number 68, which includes OKC-area scans provided by David Walker.
25 Oct The Business Directory welcomes the Route 66 Interpretive Center in Chandler, Oklahoma.
18 Oct McNatt Photography of Amarillo has been added to the Business Directory.