Bridge over Gasconade
You can still find cool, kinky and kitsch along Route 66. The 317-mile Missouri portion stretches from St. Louis to Joplin. In addition to scenic vistas, you’ll find vintage motels, neon signs, antique shops, service stations, and diners that cater to the nostalgia of the original open road.
Read Joe McCune's account of driving the Mother Road, the people he met, the places he stayed, and where and what he ate, in the June 2011 issue.