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Route 66, The Mother Road” was established in 1926, and ultimately stretched 2,448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles and crosses seven states. Route 66 across Missouri stretched 317 miles and connected a variety of large cities and small towns, traversing rolling hills and valleys. Heading westbound the route traveled through these cites and towns in Missouri: St. Louis, Cuba, Rolla, Lebanon, Springfield, Carthage and Joplin. Joplin is the place where we will build the largest 3D gallery in the world with Street Painting.


Things to do

Joplin is located in the beautiful Ozarks of Southwest Missouri, Joplin is where Historic Route 66 unites with a pair of interstates (44 and 49) and is the hub where Kansas City, Wichita, Oklahoma City, and Fayetteville join forces. Make your first stop at the Visit Joplin Route 66 Visitor Center, where our staff will help you find the area’s hidden treasures, share Joplin’s history, and give you inside information on the Four States area. Explore our attractions, and meet our two-hundred-plus restaurants. Kick off your shoes and stay awhile in one of our open rooms. Get your kicks on Route 66.

Mural Art Tour

Joplin’s visual and performing arts community is thriving, so it won’t take much time for you to discover a lot about this city. Trace the history of Joplin by taking a tour of its many murals to get to know Joplin even better.

meet the



Chris Carlson is a professional street painter from Denver, Colorado. Chris specializes in anamorphic 3D artwork and has been practicing this artform in cities around the country for over 12


Nate is a street painter, muralist and fine artist based in Chicago, USA. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where his


Naomi Haverland‘s lifelong passion for art has led her to become an expert in both large-scale murals and street paintings, which she has been creating since 2011. Her unique style