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Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department releases updated digital Route 66 guide

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Orders of physical guides are still available in limited quantities while supplies last.

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD) recently released an updated digital Route 66 Guide to help travelers discover some of Oklahoma’s hidden gems along Route 66 – from attractions to accommodations to local cuisine. Oklahoma boasts the nation’s longest driveable stretch of the iconic highway, with over 400 miles running through the state.

OTRD is modernizing its library of specialty guides by going completely digital, and the Route 66 Guide is the first to be re-released as fully digital.

“Going digital with our specialty publications gives us an exciting opportunity to make our guides more interactive and update them more frequently so there’s always fresh content,”said OTRD Executive Director Shelley Zumwalt. “We’re improving the user experience while also being fiscally responsible with taxpayer dollars.”

OTRD will continue to print an annual combined Travel and Outdoor guide as well as the Route 66 Passport. The agency is working with industry partners to potentially print the Route 66 Guide.

The new and improved digital Route 66 Guide showcases a mix of new stops and longtime favorites, including charming towns, roadside diners and quirky attractions throughout Oklahoma’s stretch of the highway. It also features the state’s Route 66 history along with new information on 14 attractions and five events. Some attractions include the Cherokee Nation Anna Mitchell Cultural Center in Vinita, the Teepee Drive-In Theater in Sapulpa and the Route 66 Train Town in Stroud.

You can find the complete list of guides available for free in the TravelOK app (Apple & Google Play stores) or at TravelOK.com.

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