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Mike's Famous [gone]
New Castle, DE
Mike's Famous, a Harley-Davidson dealer, restaurant, and museum, opened in 1999. It was built on the site of a former Howard Johnson's from 1957. Mike's restored the HoJo's gatehouse and used it as a take-out food stand. It was later used for storage and as a staff office. By 2018, Mike's Famous was closed. By 2019, the gatehouse building had been demolished. For more, see this website.

former Howard Johnson's
Wilmington, DE
2004: 2012:
This Howard Johnson's was built in 1955. In 2003, the restaurant building was converted into a Hollywood Grill. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former Howard Johnson's
Fort Walton Beach, FL
This former Howard Johnson's was built in 1965. It closed in 1999. The restaurant housed a Waffle House for more than 10 years before closing in 2018. In 2020, it began housing the Nacho-n-Taco Taqueria. The gatehouse and motel house the Ronay Bayside Residence hotel. For more, see this website. [map]

former Howard Johnson's
Silver Springs, FL

2009:

2020:
This Howard Johnson's opened around 1962. It became a Knights Inn in the late 1990s. Since the early 2000s, it has been known as the Silver River Inn. The restaurant building has been remodeled and now houses Silver Springs Pizza. For more, see this website. [map]

former Howard Johnson's
Gainesville, FL
Howard Johnson's
Vero Beach, FL
This former Howard Johnson's motor lodge in Gainesville opened in 1961. It closed in 1988. The building later housed a Knights Inn. The restaurant building was demolished. The building now houses the Kampus Inn Gainesville. For more, see this website. [map]

This remodeled Howard Johnson's gatehouse building in Vero Beach was built in 1964. There was already a Howard Johnson's restaurant next door which was demolished in the mid-1990s. The motel is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

There was in another location in Vero Beach which is gone now.

former Howard Johnson's
Titusville, FL
This former Howard Johnson's was built in 1963. The motel was demolished in 2014. The restaurant building is vacant. For more, see this website. [map]

former Howard Johnson's
Ocala, FL
This former Howard Johnson's was built in 1965. It closed in 1993. The gatehouse was remodeled for a Days Inn. The restaurant became a Huckleberry Finn's. It now houses Murphy's Oyster Bar. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Howard Johnson's
Ocala, FL
former Howard Johnson's
Treasure Island, FL
This Howard Johnson's in Ocala was constructed in the mid-1960s just north of the building shown above. It was originally an EconoLodge and became a Howard Johnson's in the late 1990s. In 2016, it was renovated by Wyndham Worldwide in the "Renew" program with a nod to the classic Howard Johnson's design. The buildings and motel rooms were painted in the orange and turquoise color scheme. This replica Simple Simon weathervane was added to the lobby/restaurant roof. [map]

This former Howard Johnson's restaurant building in Treasure Island opened around 1962. The building now houses a Waffle House. A motor lodge was built in 1966. That building is gone now. Waffle House's typical design is box-like with a flat roof. For more, see this website. [map]

Howard Johnson's
St. Augustine, FL
This Howard Johnson's opened around 1969. By the early 2000s, it was housing a Super 8 Motel. The restaurant's weathervane was nearly blown off the roof during a hurricane in 2004. It was finally righted around 2008. The restaurant building has been vacant for many years. For more, see this website. [map]

former Howard Johnson's
Savannah, GA
This Howard Johnson's was built in 1964. It was sold in 2014 to the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). The motor lodge and gatehouse were demolished around 2018 for student housing. The restaurant building survives and now houses the Savannah Welcome Center. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Iowa Howard Johnson's:
Council Bluffs

former Howard Johnson's
Topeka, KS
The Howard Johnson's opened in 1963. Around 1993, the motel had become a Liberty Inn. Both buildings were demolished around 2004 but this trapezoid sign remains and has been adapted by other businesses. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [photo thanks Dennis Boisvert] [map]

Kentucky Howard Johnson's:
Corbin [map]

former Howard Johnson's
Monroe, LA
This former Howard Johnson's was built in 1968 and closed in 1982. It operated as the Best Western Monroe Motor Lodge and later as the Civic Center Inn. The buildings have been vacant for years. For more, see this website. [map]

former Howard Johnson's
West Boylston, MA
This Howard Johnson's opened in 1964. Although it is now the Classic Suites & Inns, the gate lodge with its Simple Simon & Lamplighter weathervane remains intact. Many of the features in the rooms are also original. The former restaurant next door (not shown) now houses The Mill Restaurant & Lounge. For more, see this website. [map]

former Howard Johnson's [gone]
Framingham, MA
The Howard Johnson's motor lodge building was last used as a Magnuson Hotel. The building was demolished in 2019. For more, see this website.

former Howard Johnson's
Williamstown, MA
This former Howard Johnson's is one of the rare Colonial style survivors. It was built in 1957. There were about 200 built with this design. The building was renovated in 2000 for a bank. Most of the exterior design and details have been kept. The Simple Simon weathervane also remains. The building now houses multiple offices. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

More Massachusetts Howard Johnson's:
Bourne [map]
Kingston

Howard Johnson's [gone]
Bangor, ME
The Howard Johnson's restaurant was built in 1966. The exterior was remodeled but the interior was still vintage. The restaurant closed in 2016 and the building was demolished in 2017. For more, see this website.

More Maine Howard Johnson's:
Augusta [map]

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