Crafting Your Experience

St. LouisFamily
The Budget Savvy Travelers

Route 66 Attractions in St. Louis

St. Louis has been deemed The Gateway to the West and rightly so! This is because the city is an entry point for the second state along the famous Route 66. It is also the largest city between Chicago and Los Angeles. This guide shares some of the best Route 66 attractions that are located in St. Louis. Cover image of Chain of Rocks Bridge via Pixabay.

  • 1.

    Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

    Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

    The frozen custard stand's endless stream of customers hasn't stopped since opening back in 1929.

  • 2.

    Museum of Transportation

    Museum of Transportation

    Explore one of the largest collections of transportation vehicles in the world.

  • 3.

    Route 66 State Park

    Route 66 State Park

    This park features a small part of old Route 66 along with a visitor center with historic exhibits.

  • 4.

    Chain of Rocks Bridge

    Chain of Rocks Bridge

    This unusual bridge was once a part of historic Route 66—connecting Illinois and Missouri.

  • 5.

    The Gateway Arch

    The Gateway Arch

    The Gateway Arch is one of America's most iconic structures and a must-see along historic Route 66.

  • 6.

    World's Largest Amoco Sign

    World's Largest Amoco Sign

    St. Louis is home to the World's Largest Amoco Sign which currently sits on top of a BP gas station.

  • 7.

    Eat-Rite Diner

    Eat-Rite Diner

    Eat-Rite is one of the few operating classic diners left along this part of Route 66.

We use cookies on this website. You are free to manage these via your browser settings at any time. For more information about how we use cookies, please see our Privacy Policy.