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Blue Whale of Catoosa

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Address: Route 66, Catoosa, OK 74015
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Interesting history

This thing is kinda cool, Kinda weird, and kinda cute. Its worth a look and a chat if there is someone on duty. It has an interesting story.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
Christi S
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I am glad we came across this nice spot off US Route 66. Highly recommended if you drive thru this area. Take photos and buy some souvenirs. The friendly dog will come out and greet you if you are lucky.

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Thank Huagang C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped here and got some great pics, had a great chat with the lady there who told us all about the history of it, bought a few cool magnets and set off. Definitely worth a stop of you are travelling route 66

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Catoosa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of the whale is pretty interesting, and there are some pretty great food trucks in the parking lot!

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McKinney, Texas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is really cool it is worth the look. Check it out, put it on your bucket list. There is a group looking to renovate and make improvements to the site. Great place to take photos and enjoy a picnic family friendly too.

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Thank mudjacker13
Ketchum, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to visit , small gift shop , lot of picture opportunities , this place has been around for years and the kids love seeing the big whale

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to see a piece of history. The lady at the gift shop was very sweet and knowledgeable about the attraction. I loved seeing the old pictures of the whale and all the families swimming and fishing. Don't miss out of you are in the area!

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Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Driving Route 66 would be nothing without stopping at the Blue Whale of Catoosa. Absolutely great piece of Route 66 history and nostalgia.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This thing is kinda cool, Kinda weird, and kinda cute. Its worth a look and a chat if there is someone on duty. It has an interesting story.

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Thank Christi S
Cheltenham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is another example of a quirky Route 66 landmark. Quite remarkable and great fun to see and experience. You really shouldn't pass this place. Stop!! it will put a smile on your face!

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

On Route 66, don't miss it! Nostalgic roadside America! Right outta the 60's, with a fun local watering-hole attraction! Now just a photo opt, but one for the books and photo albums!

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