Adrian, Texas: Route 66 Midpoint

1,139 miles to either end. Pose at the sign, stop in the Midpoint Cafe and Sunflower Station (run by the woman who inspired the character Flo in "Cars"), then get back on the Mother Road.

Midpoint Cafe and Gift Shop

Old Route 66, Adrian, TX
I-40, exit 23. On Historic Route 66.
Cafe - Apr-Oct Daily 8:30 am - 4 pm (Call to verify)
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Route 66 Midpoint

Had breakfast here after we took our pics in front of the Route 66 halfway point sign and laying in the middle of the road! Great little place to eat. Friendly owners. Nice gift shop. Will for sure visit this place again.

[TBonner, 07/14/2016]

Bent Door.

The Bent Door: Route 66 Midpoint

The Bent Door -- a Phillips 66 gas station and diner built in 1946 and 1947 -- is at the midway of historic Route 66. The old Midpoint sign of Rt 66 still stands out front. The building was bought in 2006 by us (Roy and Ramona Kiewert) and is being restored to be a diner again. The last original sign, Coke machine, and gas pumps remain out front. We also recently purchased a 1920s Phillips 66 gas station from Vega, Texas, and it now sits just west of The Bent Door, as we are restoring it as well.

[Ramona Kiewert, 03/25/2016]

Route 66 Midpoint.

Route 66 Midpoint

If you go at night, park across the street and use your high beams to light the sign for pictures.

[Gabriela Hawkins, 11/03/2015]

Route 66 Midpoint.

Route 66 Midpoint

A fresh coat of paint on the sign, and paint on the Mother Road as well to highlight its midpoint. Plus a windmill in the background.

[Johnny Mac, 01/20/2015]
Route 66 Midpoint

Right off the interstate. The cafe was a walk back in time. Wonderful Route 66 gift shop and really good ugly pies. The owners were the friendliest people, full of tips and stories. Ask them how they came to own the cafe.

[charleen, 06/27/2014]

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