Category Archives: Route 66

After several delays, the long-anticipated “East Meets West” statue on Route 66 near the Arkansas River is finally undergoing installation. Funded by the Vision 2025 program, the larger-than-life bronze statue is part of the Cyrus Avery Centennial Plaza at the … Continue reading

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One of the most fun parts of working at The Campbell Hotel is the opportunity to meet travelers and introduce them to our favorite Tulsa-area attractions. Earlier this week, we met Gwen, Julie and Cheri, who were driving down Route … Continue reading

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The Nut House on Route 66 in Claremore is holding a tasty fundraiser Oct. 6 to help a local child. Zip Gordon, 5, is battling an extremely┬árare genetic condition that causes bone tissue to attack muscle. His mom reports that … Continue reading

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NOTE: We are delaying this week’s National Register feature to bring you an entry on a new business in a historic building. If you find this entry interesting, stay tuned; our next National Register article involves coffee, too. A new … Continue reading

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This week, we were delighted to see that the city had finished an interpretive kiosk just south of Route 66 on the east side of town. Earlier this summer, a large brown and white sign went up in the median … Continue reading

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In a state packed with great hamburger restaurants, Tulsa reigns supreme as the best place in Oklahoma — and maybe anywhere in the country — to grab a burger. Here, in no particular order, are 10 of our favorites: 1. … Continue reading

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On Route 66 about a mile east of The Campbell Hotel, travelers will find a former Sinclair Service station dating to Tulsa’s oil boom days. The station, built in 1929, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in … Continue reading

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