Meteor City, Arizona: Meteor City Trading Post - World's Longest Map of Route 66
This Route 66 gift shop claims to have a map mural longer than any other -- you'll have to drive at least 50 miles to see one longer. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Meteor City Trading Post - World's Longest Map of Route 66
Meteor City Trading Post has closed. The World's Longest Map of Route 66 is falling apart. Stopped by last week; you can still drive up to it.[David Kamada, 04/02/2013]
The Trading Post opened in 1938 and was put up for sale in September 2012. The map was painted by a hotel chain in 2002 as a publicity stunt; the big Save-a-Landmark branding was never intended to be ironic.
The dome has been repainted and no longer says "Meteor City" on the side.[Dominique, 06/12/2012]
An ominous trend -- faux-Native American souvenir shops obliterating their space age flourishes. But happy to see they left the petrified logs painted on the dome...
Not a bad pit stop, although prices are high. Didn't see a mural, but there is a nice RV park now. There is also a place to get fast-food -- Mexican. This is nice since there is pretty much nothing once you leave Flagstaff.[Dana, 08/16/2010]