Chandler was settled by its own land run on September 28, 1891, and now sits at the midway point along Route 66 between Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Full of opportunities to better understand Oklahoma’s past, you can experience the Mother Road through the decades at the Route 66 Interpretative Center, learn about settler life at the Lincoln County Museum of Pioneer History and get a look at some of the bikes that used to travel on Route 66 dating back to 1908 at the nearby Seaba Station Motorcycle Museum.
Experience the great outdoors at Bell Cow Lake, a perfect place for camping and boating, or test your hiking, biking and horseback riding skills along the Bell Cow Lake Trail System. Spend some time on the rolling hills of the Chandler Golf Course or feel the nostalgia of a 1920s style cinema experience at the H&S Theatre. With great local events each summer like the annual Chandler Ice Cream Festival and Wild Hog BBQ & Chrome Fest, Chandler is a town along Route 66 you’ll want to visit again and again.
Grab your best concert buddy and hit the road to experience one of Oklahoma's first-rate music festivals. Whatever sounds good to your ear—from jazz and heavy metal to classical music and the latest underground sub-genre you haven’t even heard of yet—you'll find a festival in Oklahoma that celebrates it with style.
Immerse yourself in the history, culture and novelty of Route 66 by visiting the top attractions on Oklahoma's stretch of the Mother Road.
Route 66 in Oklahoma connects two of Oklahoma's largest cities: Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Along this nostalgic 90-mile stretch you'll encounter remnants of the past, as well as unique attractions that are just as busy now as they were in the Mother Road's heyday.
Get your motor running with a day trip from Oklahoma City suburb Edmond to Tulsa. This fun motorcycle cruise can be completed one-way or round-trip with plenty of time left for visiting Route 66 icons along the way.