Catoosa, Oklahoma: Blue Whale

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Address:
Oklahoma 66, Catoosa, OK
Directions:
North edge of town, on the southbound side of Route 66, about a mile south of the Kerr McClellan River.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Blue Whale.

Blue Whale
Postcard darling of Route 66, the happy Blue Whale has fared better than its neighbor, the dour Noah's Ark. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

The Whale was in good shape and the gift shop was open when we stopped by in March. It is funny how things change -- my daughter asked where the safety rails were. I said that when this was new, people just figured you weren't stupid enough to fall off, but you could jump!

No more swimming, but the lady in the gift shop was very nice and had great information about the location along with postcards and key chains for sale. Super kitschy free stop!

[Laura, 03/16/2019]

Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

The Blue Whale has a great little souvenir shop with great history. This place was an amazing stop for the kids.

[Stephen Lange, 03/19/2016]

The Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

We stopped on a Wednesday afternoon and there were three food trucks operating and the gift shop was open. Tacos and tamales were great -- we picnicked by the whale.

[Andrea, 06/25/2015]

Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

The Blue Whale is a must-see for any Route 66 buff. I can't imagine that anyone ever swam in the pond, but I guess times were different. There are some nice picnic tables and some kids were fishing when we stopped by in August.

[April N, 12/05/2014]

Nearby Offbeat Places

D.W. Correll MuseumsD.W. Correll Museums, Catoosa, OK - 2 mi.
Fifty-Foot-Tall Buddhist DeityFifty-Foot-Tall Buddhist Deity, Tulsa, OK - 5 mi.
Big Big "Liquid Life" Bottle, Tulsa, OK - 7 mi.
In the region:
Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, Locust Grove, OK - 29 mi.

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