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Pacific, MO

Pacific sits on the 1933 - 1974 alignment of Route 66. Today Historic Route 66 still runs along Osage Street through downtown. I-44 opened in 1965 and runs on the north side of town.
xRed Cedar Inn Restaurant
1047 E. Osage St.
The Red Cedar Inn was built in 1934 with logs cut from the family farm. In 1935 a bar and a Mobil gas station were ... read more
Jensen's Point Overlook
1039 E Osage St.
High on the cliff just just west of the Red Cedar Inn. It's a great place to overlook the ... read more
Beacon Motel Sign
675 E Osage St., Pacific, MO
The Beacon Court Motel opened in 1946 - "Sixteen tastefully decorated cottages". The motel is ... read more
xWhitlock Sinclair Filling Station
426 E. Osage St.
This 1932 Sinclair Filling Station was built for and operated by Earl Whitlock, Sr. In 1951 it became a ... read more
Monroe's 66 Diner
409 E. Osage St.
Monroe’s was known for its stone facade attached to a Quonset hut structure ... read more
xAdams Garden / Blackburn Park
301 W. Osage St.
This small park is dedicated to veterans and parents who have lost a child ... read more
x Former Cave Cafe & Station
304 W Osage St.
Formerly the Cave Cafe, it was built in the late 1920s or early 1930s and named for the caves across the road ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.