This Oklahoma roadside attraction is part gas station, part restaurant, and is one of the largest and most iconic buildings along any U.S. highway. The historic Will Rogers Archway in Vinita, OK.
A look inside the historic Will Rogers Archway in Vinita, OK. over the I-44 highway
It's a two-story gas station that's home to one of the biggest McDonald's in the world along with having a Subway, convince store, and a Route 66 gift shop. It stretches all the way across I-44 highway. It's HUGE!
SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT THE WILL ROGERS ARCHWAY
It's an amazing place and one of the most unusual roadside stops you'll ever make. It was originally built back in 1957 and named the Vinita Service Plaza. It quickly earned the nickname 'The Glass House' due to all the windows and how it oversees the highway (I-44) below. Eat your lunch/dinner and watch the traffic below.
The upstairs is HUGE and features a McDonald's, Subway & Route 66 gift shop!
For a long time, it contained the world's largest McDonald's at over 20,000 square feet. Sadly, we lost the title to the Russians back in 1990. It may not be the biggest anymore, but it's definitely the best McDonald's in the state and nation. A great place to visit and eat, you won't find another place like this anywhere nearby!
Hit play on the video below for a virtual tour of the Will Rogers Archway in Vinita, OK.
It may have shrunk a little since the remodel back in 2013 as far as the size of the McDonald's, but it made room for Subway, Kum & Go, and the Route 66 gift shop. You'll find everything you need for your road trip from snacks and drinks to souvenirs. Plus you can fill up your vehicle and yourself before you hit the road again. If you're ever in Northeast Oklahoma traveling down I-44, it's certainly worth making a stop for sure!
You can get your kicks by stopping in the Route 66 gift shop at the Will Rogers Archway!
If you ever get the chance to visit the Will Rogers Archway in Vinita, OK. you'll definitely want to grab a bite to eat and sit facing out the windows to see all the traffic below and the amazing view from the second story.
The Will Rogers Archway has a McDonald's, Subway, and Kum & Go all in one place!
People from all over come to see this incredible building. It was the very first of its kind and remains one of the very few 'bridge' over-road service plazas and gas stations still open and running in the United States.
See the Most Epic & Unusual Oklahoma Airbnb Rentals!
Take a break from the boring and ordinary and make your next overnight stay more spectacular and memorable. These rentals are a lot more than just a place to stay, all of them could easily be a vacation destination and experience all on their own! If you're planning a staycation or vacation in Oklahoma you should definitely check out these epic and unusual Airbnb rentals versus booking just a plain old room at a hotel or motel. You could make your accommodations a part of the experience itself by staying at any of these amazing places in the Sooner State. Scroll through the photo gallery below to check them out.
Oklahoma Diner's, Drive-In's, and Dive's Guy Fieri Raved About On TV
We all know Guy Fieri is the self-proclaimed Mayor of Flavortown, and as such, we generally trust his discerning palate to guide us to the best food any place has to offer. At least the places he tends to go often offer up some really good eats, and in looking at this list, having eaten at most of these places a handful of times, he's not wrong. Here are the Oklahoma original restaurants that have been featured on Triple-D.
Take a look inside this epic 1960s retro motel in Oklahoma!
It's the ultimate retro vintage motel stay in the Sooner State! If you've ever wanted to step back in time and experience the "good old days" once again, or maybe for the very first time, you're in luck. Take a break from the usual, boring, and mundane hotel room by booking a stay at this 60s-style motel in Oklahoma City, OK. The Classen Inn is one of the most unique and colorful motels in the state, if not the entire nation. It was originally built back in 1963 and has been completely remodeled, refurbished, and reimagined. If you're looking for a place to stay while on vacation, staycation, or on a weekend getaway why not make your accommodations a part of the vacation fun by staying at the Classen Inn in OKC. You can click here to book your stay.Scroll through the photo gallery below to take a virtual tour of this EPIC 1960s retro motel!
Top Mispronounced Towns That Show You're Not From Oklahoma
Just for funs, try to pronounce these town names before hopping to the phonetics...