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Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Café

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Jwalker506 wrote a review Oct 1
Springfield, Missouri53 contributions
We are HUGE Route 66 fans! Of course we love this place for its historical value, its day and night beauty, and more. When you walk around this masterpiece, think about it and its role in the movie CARS, too. A real work of art!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Siobhan L wrote a review Sep 2020
Belton, Texas722 contributions165 helpful votes
Who would have known such a wonderful example of art deco was in such a small place? The Udrop Inn has been around since 1936 and served as the inspiration for the animated movies Cars and Cars II. It is now the Visitor Center. Interesting to note that with a population of about 2,000 is the second largest city along what's left of historic Route 66 ( second to Amarillo). Don't miss going down about 3 blocks to see the Magnolia Gas Station from 1929.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Rick B wrote a review Sep 2020
Round Rock, Texas906 contributions207 helpful votes
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After a fine dinner at the Calico we decided to drive east on old route 66 through Amarillo and I talked Charlotte into going to Shamrock. We got there after dark and got to see the station in all it's neon glory. what a relic of a by gone time.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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MannsMoe wrote a review Sep 2020
Shawnee, Kansas24 contributions16 helpful votes
I always wanted to have this road trip experience. Which happened and without planning found myself with my family right on this historic gas station on the route 66 ! This historic small town right on route 66 is very well maintained by the locals so you'd have too many cool shoots !
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Christina S wrote a review Sep 2020
45 contributions2 helpful votes
Anyone that loves the movie Cars has to stop and see the U Drop Inn especially at night when litup with all the neon...during the day it serves as a gift shop and replica 50 diner great photo ops...We missed Hazel today..she is a volunteer that works 1 day a week at 91 and of you happen to catch her on your visit stop and talk..she is very knowledgeable on the local history and such an amazing lady..Great Route 66 stop
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Date of experience: September 2020
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