We love driving Route 66 and each time we find new sites and fun finds and our favorite on the last trip was Pops in Arcadia Oklahoma. Not only is it a fabulous piece of retro architecture, it’s also a really really fun place to visit!
We went at night:
And loved it so much we went back the next day:
Opened in 2007, the restaurant’s structure incorporates a cantilevered truss extending 100 feet over the gas pumps and parking area in the forecourt.
The roadside sign is 66 feet tall and weighs 4 tons. The height is a reference to the historic highway beside which it is situated. Although apparently constructed from neon tubes, it is actually lit by LEDs, which provide a spectacular light show each night.