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Seligman, Arizona (Route 66)

Seligman, Arizona holds a distinguished place in American history as the birthplace of Historic Route 66 in 1987. Situated along the original route of this iconic highway, Seligman played a pivotal role in preserving the legacy of the Mother Road. In the 1985 Route 66 was decommissioned and by passed by I-40. Angel Delgadillo, and a large group of people from the Area successfully campaigned for the preservation and recognition of Route 66. Arizona then gave Route 66 a Historic Designation which was the start of the revitalization of Route 66. Their unwavering dedication resulted in the restoration and rejuvenation of the highway, transforming it into a symbol of American nostalgia and a celebrated tourist destination. Today, Seligman proudly stands as the birthplace of the Historic Route 66, attracting visitors from far and wide who come to experience the spirit and charm of this iconic road and the vibrant culture it represents.

Route 66 Attractions in Seligman, Arizona.

  1. Delgadillo’s Snow Cap A classic roadside diner that has been serving up burgers, shakes, and a side of humor for decades. It’s known for its quirky signage and humorous owner.
  2. Route 66 Road Relics is a Route 66 Gift Shop and Antique Store. Big Mike Is the owner so drop by and say Howdy. We also server Epresso made with a Jura machine.
  3. Historic Seligman Sundries: A historic general store and soda fountain where you can enjoy ice cream, sandwiches, and more.
  4. The Rusty Bolt: A unique gift shop with a wide selection of Route 66-themed items and antiques.
  5. Angel & Vilma’s Route 66 Gift Shop: This shop is a great place to pick up Route 66 memorabilia and souvenirs.
  6. Route 66 Motorporium: Has a Great Collection of 35 Motorcycles and Route 66 merchandise.
  7. Return to the 50s : Route 66 Gifts and memorabilia, giving you a glimpse into the past.
  8. Route 66 Fun Run: An annual event that attracts classic car enthusiasts from around the country, featuring a parade and car show. usually help the end of April or the beginning of May
  9. Westside Lilo’s Café: A classic Route 66 diner known for its hearty breakfasts and friendly service. World Famous Carrot Cake.
  10. Roadkill Cafe: While not actually serving roadkill, this quirky restaurant has a humorous menu and is known for its fun ambiance.
  11. Grand Canyon Caverns: While technically not in Seligman, it’s nearby and worth a visit. This attraction offers guided tours of an underground cavern system.
  12. Aztec Motel and Creative Space. A nice Motel with Route 66 Themed Rooms is a nice place to stay.
  13. Historic Route 66 Motel is another good choice for spending the night on Historic Route 66 in Seligman.
  14. Route 66 / Seligman KOA. Sleep in a Tepee or just spend the night in your trailer at this great RV Set campground.





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Join Big Mike as we watch a Route 66 Fun Run Classic Car Parade in Seligman Arizona.
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