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Bus, for all trips, leaves from the Springfield ... “Follow the Hits Along Route 66,” Monday, Nov. 18, leave from church parking lot, cost is $54, with $20 back in slot dollars upon arrival and 3 p.m.
A Road Trip Down Route 66 Is Corny, But It's Also Necessary
It was a perfect day to begin a week-long, often roofless trip ... In Chicago—as in other large-ish cities along Route 66, like St. Louis, Tulsa and Albuquerque—66 is just another road.
Southwest Vacation Ideas
US Route 66, established in 1926, originated in Chicago, Illinois and moves through the American Southwestern ... on Route 66 after it was replaced by interstate highways. A road trip along this ...
Talk about Hot Wheels! Larry Wood drives Route 66 in SIXT Shelby
“When I began planning my dream trip along Route 66, I had a few stipulations ... at the Hot Wheels Legend Tour stop in Romeoville, Illinois, just southwest of Chicago, and followed the Mother Road, ...
The 15 best US road trips
It would be borderline blasphemous to start any road trip round up without kicking things off with Route 66. The iconic “Mother Road” is one of the U.S. Highway System’s original routes, starting in ...
The mother of all American road trips, Route 66, begins in the Midwest
The mother of all American road trips, Route 66, begins in the Midwest Many associate the road with the American Southwest, but Route 66 begins in Chicago and travels through nearly a third of the ...
11 Iconic Stops Along Route 66
Analysis: Trump tariffs to hurt US farmers more than China counterparts Route 66 has been decommissioned for decades, but it’s still ripe with Americana Chicago, Illinois Where it ... Riverton and ...
Route 66: Where the past slowly reveals itself and antiquity reigns supreme
Route 66, stretching from Chicago to Los Angeles. | Map & Illustrations: Fallon Venable Having made nearly two dozen cross-country road trips myself ... Flagstaff and bypassing the famous Twin ...
Instaworthy Route 66: 10 Great Photo Ops
Earlier this year, Hertz surveyed British travelers, asking them which road trips were the most Instagram-worthy in the world. Guess which one nabbed the top spot? Route 66. The 2,448-mile adventure ...
Cruise through the Land of Lincoln on IL's Route 66
It's fitting that Route 66 starts in Chicago ... that's often associated with the Mother Road. Small towns and offbeat cities like Springfield provide tons of roadside oddities, often themed around ...
Travel: Like Tina, Chuck and Miles… Find your thrill in St. Louis
It’s not often one can say a particular trip was nearly 40 years ... It really felt like walking back in time. Route 66 is another facet of history in the St Louis region. The famous road makes its ...
The world from behind the wheel: 5 road trips to set your next holiday in motion
Route 66 is the ultimate road trip! All the way from LA to Chicago, this momentous road will see you pass through eight different states and three different time zones: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, ...