Catch the sites on Route 66 – Pops, Arcadia OK

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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:

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Opened in 2007, the restaurant’s structure incorporates a cantilevered truss extending 100 feet over the gas pumps and parking area in the forecourt.

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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.

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