As we left Bentonville I was a touch trepidatious about the next leg of our journey. It was Sunday. We left Friday. We were already getting a little loopy and taking bets on when I’d forget what day it was, and now we were headed to the middle of southern Oklahoma and another more-than-packed exhaustion-inducing schedule.
The Blue Whale of Catoosa is one of Route 66's most well-known attractions. This roadside icon was built By Hugh Davis between 1970 and 1972 as an anniversary present for his wife, and it's now part of the Mother Road's lore.