Riding Through Miami

Some of the best sights to see are enjoyed from the seat of a motorcycle!

If you're out for a leisurely ride, come enjoy the small town charm and unique attractions Miami has to offer. As you enjoy the scenic ride through the heart of Miami, you are also taking a small stroll down Historic Route 66.

Must-See Locations 

We invite you to stay awhile, but if you're just riding through - here are a few keys places to stop at along your way:

Mickey Mantle's Boyhood

319 South Quincy Street Commerce, OK

Visit the home where Mickey Mantle, the famous baseball player, grew up. The house was home to Mickey, his parents (Mutt and Lovell), his sister (Barbara) and his three brothers ( Roy,Ray, and Larry). The home can be viewed from the outside and you can walk in the yard and near the barn where Mickey once threw baseballs with his family. Groups may tour the inside of the home by appointment only.

Waylan's KuKu Burger

915 North Main Street Miami, OK

In business for more than three decades, this famous international hot-spot is the last of its kind and has become an icon located right on historic Route 66. The restaurant is full of Route 66 memorabilia and is famous for its hamburger and unique giant Ku-Ku clock.

Coleman Theatre Beautiful

103 N Main Street Miami, OK.

In 1929, George C. Coleman built this premiere Vaudeville/Movie Palace. The exterior of the theatre features   Spanish Mission Revival architecture with Terra Cotta Gargoyles and other hand carved figures adorn the buildings facade. The interior includes golf leaf trim, silk damask panels and carved mahogany staircases. This beautiful theatre named "The Premiere Vaudeville Theatre" is a must see on historic Route 66.

Dobson Memorial Center Home and Museum

110 A St SW Miami, OK.

Located just 1 block west of Route 66, the Dobson Memorial center consists of Nellie Dobson's 1916 family home adjacent to a 7100 sq. foot museum. The Ottawa County Historical Society manages the house, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, and is charged with preserving the historic artifacts and documents in the Dobson Museum. Areas of interest and collections include Native American tribes, early Ottawa County settlers, lead and zinc mining history, historic commerce, and local industry and research documents and photos.

Miami Marathon Oil Company Service Station

331 South Main Street Miami,OK.

Thought to be the oldest standing Marathon Oil Station, this landmark was built in 1929 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in February of 1995. The station is significant due to its association with Route 6 and its 'House with Canopy" architectural style.


Miami has more than 500 hotel rooms located conveniently off Interstate 44 and Route 66.  With numerous national chains, Miami is the perfect stop for business, family and fun.  Register your group with the CVB and receive special assistance with rates, catering and everything in between. 


Northeast Oklahoma is full of great entertainment! Visit our upcoming calendar of events for a full line-up of activities happening in the Miami area.